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    Import Clerk

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Transport & Distribution
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 27/11/2018
  • Job reference: 37239_1543314195

Our clients provide a one stop solution for their customer's logistics requirements with an excellent one to one personal service, and due to expansion have a vacancy for a n Import Clerk to assist with the flow of cargo via Air and Sea for shipments on behalf of the International Freight Forwarding Division. Ideally with good ocean import experience, and/or experience of dealing with Aerospace customers. The job holder will be responsible for receiving shipping orders and arranging / monitoring the progress from point of origin to final delivery.

HOURS: Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm. 1 Hour lunch

SALARY: £18 - 21,000


Obtaining and preparing documentation in order to meet Customs and Insurance requirements

Liaise with the third party suppliers to book transportation for goods required to progress successfully and proactively manage the required documentation.

Monitor the progress of all movements

Ensure all costs and revenues are accurate and processed in accordance with the company procedures.

Investigate customer and management queries to a resolution within a reasonable period of time.

Working as part of a team your role will involve processing shipments from start to finish and delivering a high level of customer service

Take responsibility for themselves and others at all times, adhering to the Company Health & Safety Policy.

Any other duties reasonably requested by Management

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WORKING FOR A FREIGHT FORWARDING COMPANY, Can have experience of any of the freight modes, Air, Sea or Road freight.

The team manage freight forwarding for major clients, deal with Bills of Lading, Waybills, completing customs clearance forms for clients (If you have no customs clearance experience they will train you).

Knowledge / experience of part loads/small cargo (LCL)

Knowledge / experience of full container (FCL)

Knowledge / experience of Import and Export Operations

To apply for this role please forward your CV to Tracy Bolan at Clayton Recruitment using the links below.

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