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Freight Forwarding Coordinator

Location: BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 4 months ago Reference: 3206232
Bradford Business Support are working with an international distribution company based in Bradford to recruit for an experienced Freight Forwarding Coordinator. 

Duties

- Liaising with air, sea and road carriers regarding routes, schedules and rates
- Receiving enquires, discussing requirement, generating quotes on freight           management software (FMS)
- Liaising with road transport team regarding haulage provision for Global  customers
- Booking cargo space with air, sea and road carriers/couriers
- Processing customs declarations including trade control licensing
- Preparing all shipping documentations to meet carriage requirements, legislation and - - ISO requirements
- Monitoring shipment departures and arrivals, updating FMS and customers as required
- Daily interface with customers, suppliers, third parties, subcontractors and crew   regarding the details of the movements
- Keeping file administration up to date including processing of sales & suppliers   invoicing, credit notes etc.
- Supporting project moves where required
- Maintaining regular contact with and building relationships with customers, updating in   company CRM System
- Supporting sales team in the development of international freight forwarding   opportunities including the provision of technical expertise for bid/tender processes &  quotes
- Building a knowledge base of customers’ business, organisation and objectives

Person Specification:

- Excellent communication 
- Excellent Organizational skills
- Competent using Microsoft packages



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