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Location
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Freight Forwarding

Ocean Freight Forwarder

Posted on:

Wednesday 1st February 2023

Overview of role:

Description:

We are currently recruiting for a Ocean Freight Forwarder for our client in the freight industry based in Dublin North.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Complete import entries and oversee general operations for LCL sea freight shipments and road freight service
  • Monitoring shipments from point of customer booking to arrival at final destination and customer payment
  • Day to day operations to include dealing with customers/customs clearance/invoicing/creditors invoices/customer & other reports/other administration duties
  • Customs Clearance awareness – SAD’s, requirements etc.
  • Delivery scheduling and dealing with Hauliers / subcontractors and third parties
  • Maintain working relationship with the shipping department and customers
  • Maintaining and / or implementing good working practices & procedures to ensure that departments run efficiently and with professionalism
  • Dealing with rate requests and issuing quotations
  • General office duties

 

Requirements:

 

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role (imports) within a busy freight company
  • Experience in road and sea freight
  • Irish customs experience
  • Good knowledge of tariff codes
  • Proficient in MS Office (e.g. Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Excellent customer service skills with strong ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work to deadlines

 

This is a full-time, permanent role with salary of €38K – €45K DOE, plus bonus and pension.

 

Salary:
See description

Closing date:
31/03/2023

Reference number:
VM