Category
Location
Type

Freight Forwarding

Senior Freight Forwarder – Air & Sea

Posted on:

Tuesday 2nd April 2024

Overview of role:

Description:

 

We are recruiting for a Senior Air & Ocean Freight Forwarder for our client a leading Irish-owned import and export logistics company based in Dublin 15.

Due to the location of the premises, you must have your own transport.

You will be responsible for the end-to-end processes for Air & Ocean import and export operations.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Plan, organise and execute air and ocean freight support activities such as order processing, order scheduling, and timely updating of transactions within the system
  • Negotiating rates
  • Account Management
  • Deal with inbound emails, calls & queries liaising with customers and suppliers
  • Monitor shipment status proactively and address issues promptly
  • Ensure compliance with company and international regulations for all shipments and customs requirements
  • Arrange billing and record profit margin on consignments
  • Work closely with the team to deal with sales enquiries
  • Work with airlines, shipping lines and agents on shipment updates & rates

 

Requirements:

 

  • 5 years experience working in air and ocean freight operations essential in the Irish market
  • Import & export operational experience essential
  • Efficient MS Office skills
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills & attention to detail
  • Customer-focused and a friendly disposition
  • A team player with the ability to work on your own initiative

 

On Offer:

  • This is a full-time permanent office based position
  • Salary €50k – €60k
  • Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm

 

Salary:
See description

Closing date:
30/04/2024

Reference number:
DL/PM72