Ocean Import Operator – Tamworth UK

Job Overview

A position for an Ocean Import Clerk has become available at DSV Air & Sea, Manchester.
the position is responsible for liaising between customers, suppliers and transport companies to ensure efficient deliveries. Handling ocean import forwarding operations efficiently from start to finish.


Manage all aspects of the Ocean freight import or export process
Obtain and communicate, internally and externally, all necessary information to ensure correct measures are in place and customer needs are met
Liaise between suppliers, forwarders and agents to obtain up to date shipment information
Ensure customers are fully informed of the progress of their shipments
Provide transport companies with the relevant information to ensure customer delivery requirements are met
Ensure correct documentation is on file and act accordingly as set out in the instructions
Maintain all files ensuring they are costed and billed correctly in accordance with procedures provided by management
Cover the export operations when required
Any other duties as required by management for the smooth and efficient operation of the department.


Forwarding or relevant trade qualification
Computer Skills
2 years’ work-related experience
4 GCSE’S or equivalent
Administration skills
Literate & Numerate
Interpersonal Skills
Communication Skills
Dangerous Goods (Air & Ocean)


A role in a successful, dynamic company
Be a part of a strong team of performance driven colleagues
Competitive salary
Great future career prospects for advancement
A professional working environment


Do you want to be part of something 55,000 times bigger than you?

That’s how many colleagues you’ll have on a journey towards connecting the world and making your mark.
We believe that people are able to achieve their potential if they take ownership of their own career. That’s why we’ll give you every opportunity to do just that.

People are at the core of who we are – the drive, talent and devotion they bring to the table every day are what make DSV the exciting place it is. It’s a dynamic and fast-moving environment with rapid decisions at every level – where ambition meets teamwork in an effort to face challenges, succeed, move forward and make a difference. We care about your opportunity to influence the path of your career, whether you want to advance locally or look for adventures abroad. With a massive global reach and offices in more than 80 countries, the opportunities are plenty.
If you have the right drive, the right talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore the reach of your potential.

We are freight forwarders, salespeople, accountants, forklift drivers, IT engineers, specialists and countless others – and we all made the choice to forward our careers.
Join us and forward your career at DSV.

DSV – Global Transport and Logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 56,000 employees in more than 80 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.

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