Air Freight Clerk

Full Time
Job Sector:
South Wales
Newport & Torfaen
Salary description:
£24999 - £25001/ annum + Benefits + Pension
Start Date:
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Platform Resourcing Limited are a recruitment agency based in South Wales. We take the time to understand our client and candidates needs so that we are able to help those looking to hire and those looking for work to get the best fit for them. We are currently working in partnership with an shipping and freight business based in the Torfaen area, who require a Air Freight Export Clerk to join their expanding team.
Successful candidates will benefit from excellent benefits/salary package including holidays and employee pension scheme. The ideal candidate will be a competent Freight Forwarder or will have a background in transport account management. Ideally this candidate will have worked within air freight; however the client is also willing to consider candidates who have also worked within sea freight or road freight.
Duties and Responsibilities:
* To liaise with necessary 3rd party suppliers and businesses to ensure a on time delivery service - Including the assistance the couriers with processing shipments via various 3rd Party partners.
* To manage all elements of the supply chain to ensure transport services are delivered to the highest standard
* Providing quotes and negotiating rates with the air carrier businesses directly
* To complete necessary paperwork for air freight regulations
* Handling client documentation to arrange customs controls
* Liaising with air freight carriers regarding collection
* Arranging LCL/FCL loads
* To keep relevant and up to date records of journey's and deliveries
* To manage, track and report back on deliveries
* To account manage certain business activities, including reviews and direct accountability for delivery process.
* To be available to answer clients queries General customer service
* To implement continuous improvement activities
* Look after air freight exports from quote stage until they have been delivered worldwide
* Liaise with air freight carriers for rates & container bookings
* Export customs entries (various types), must have a knowledge of what documentation is required for certain countries
* Processing letters of credit Sending pre-alerts to overseas offices/partners General Administration duties
Salary: £Negotiable depending on experience Hours:
Rota basis ~ 8.00am - 4.30pm 9.00am - 5.30pm 10.00am - 6.30pm Benefits: Employee Pension Scheme 28 days holidays Company Sick Pay Scheme
Type of Vacancy: Full time permanent
Location: Torfaen, South Wales.
Interested? If the answer is yes, then why not apply today and one of our team will come back to you if you are deemed suitable.If this post is not suitable for your skills set but you are looking for a similar role why not get in contact and we can discuss other possible opportunities.
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