Freight Operations Executive

Recruiter
PARAGON MEED
Location
Greater Manchester
Salary
19000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client has rapidly grown in to a global brand. They have successfully introduced market leading express delivery and logistics services to the Middle East and other emerging economies. As a leading global provider of comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions, their breadth of services including express courier delivery, freight forwarding, logistics, supply chain management, e-commerce and record management services.

Due to further expansion, an experienced Freight Operations Executive is required to join their team at Manchester Airport. Taking responsibility for Air Freight, this is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious, organised individual to grow within a progressive, supportive organisation.

THE ROLE:

· Create and issue quotations to prospects, customers, overseas offices in line with the operational SOP

· Follow up issued quotations, negotiate rates

· Booking shipments with airlines

· Arrange collections with the transport department or sub-contractors

· Booking of shipments into FTS

· Handling customer enquiries

· Dealing with SRN’s from overseas offices

· Preparation of customs entries via Impatex system

· Prepare, control & distribute all required export documentation to counterparts complying with regulations & internal procedures

· Maintain excellent relationships with internal & external customers

· Follow up shipment status, identify incidents & ensure resolution of incidents

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

· Will have experience working within a similar role

· Will have experience within the Air Freight industry

· Ability to work within a fast-paced environment

· Persuasive communication and relationship building skills

· Good knowledge of the air freight operational processes

Our client is offering a competitive salary of £20,000 for this 9 month maternity cover. The hours of work will be 9-5.30 Monday - Friday.

For more information, please contact Louisa Ellis