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Freight Forwarder

Job Title: Freight Forwarder
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Industry:
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-03-11 00:00:00
Reference: 394104531
Contact Name: Nancy Makin394
Contact Email: Nancy.makin@pertemps.co.uk
Job Published: March 14, 2019 11:41

Job Description

I am currently recruiting on behalf of a company who were established in 1989, my client is a leading logistics company who specialise in events and exhibitions in the UK and Europe. They are looking to recruit an experienced Freight Forwarder on a permanent basis.
This will be a full time permanent position working Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm however you will need to be flexible when attending exhibitions.
The role will involve travel across the UK and Europe and will mean that for periods of time you will be away from home during busy exhibition seasons in Spring and Autumn. You must be prepared to work long hours when required and some weekends and holidays. Please not to be successful for this position you must have a full driving licence and in date passport.

Main duties:
• Liaising with clients and attending and organising key events and shows
• Organising all transport needed for equipment to be transported to shows
• Pricing and quoting for potential clients
• Responsible for creating customer proforma invoices
• General office administration duties

Person Specification:
• Previous experience in a shipping position ideally within road freight
• Experience with sea and air freight would be advantageous
• Knowledge of customs procedures would be beneficial



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