Rhenus Logistics

Ocean Import Operator – Bradford – UK

Job Overview

Working within a busy Air & Ocean department – to work within a team to receive bookings from agents and customers alike, to complete all ocean import requirements including customs clearance, duty/vat and all other processes involved.

Main Duties

  • Receiving bookings from customers / agents
  • Raising files within Rhenus software system
  • Preparation of clearance instructions
  • Speaking to shipping lines / carriers
  • Checking vessel arrival dates
  • Maintaining customer spreadsheets where required
  • Ensuring correct documentation is presented / obtained
  • Raising invoices to customers / agents
  • Raising duty / vat invoices
  • File queries

Key Competencies

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good team player
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Good organisational skills
  • Flexible and adaptable

Skills and Experience

  • Experience in Ocean Import processes is essential
  • Experience of Customs procedures, including Duty/Vat process is required
  • Knowledge of the freight forwarding industry
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Package – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.


  • GSCE in English and Maths (Grade C and above)


  • Monday to Friday

Work remotely

  • No
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