David Cohen

Sea Freight Coordinator

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Job Overview

Are you a Sea Freight specialist looking for a role in the Freight Forwarding sector that can offer genuine Short & Long-term progression?

If so, we have a great opportunity for you!

An experience Sea Freight specialist is needed for a well-established client based in Redditch.

Main responsibilities;

  • Managing daily bookings of Sea Freight jobs for the company
  • Working to deadlines and being able to plan ahead the collections and deliveries of groupage, part and full load Sea Freight consignments
  • Raising job files and all appropriate paperwork
  • Processing jobs through Fast Freight software system
  • Extensive client liaison to include quotations, follow up, bookings and problem solving
  • Liaising with suppliers regularly regarding quotes, negotiating prices, and bookings
  • Internal liaison with the Sales Team, assisting with quotations and service information
  • Managing the jobs from start to finish in line with the client expectations and communicating effectively any service issues
  • Maximising the profitability of each job by negotiating effectively with customers and suppliers
  • Communicating proactively with our supplier base to ensure the work is being carried out in the most effective way
  • Actively seeking new business by contacting existing Sea Freight clients
  • Invoicing jobs on completion
  • Populating internal analysis and key statistics
  • To be involved in the operations and sales meetings, where current jobs, quotes, problems, entertaining and other relevant topics are discussed along with the previous week’s trading activity

Skills required;

  • Candidate must have Sea Freight experience working for a freight forwarder
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Experience negotiating rates with carriers and shipping lines
  • Customer or Sales experience would be a plus
  • Operations experience within the Freight industry
  • Competent with general freight forwarding requirements
  • Knowledge of Export or Import operations

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