Seafreight Import Operator – Glasgow – UK

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer competitive salary and other benefits

Our employment package is generous, with a competitive salary and other benefits.

The Albatrans expansion continues…….

Albatrans is a global freight forwarder, with Headquarters in Florence, Italy.

Albatrans UK opened in Glasgow in 2004 and has since grown to be a key player in the Scotch whisky market, whilst also specialising in the movement of spirits, wine and foodstuffs around the globe.

With offices spread across 5 continents our presence is growing – and we seek additional staff for our Glasgow City Centre office.

Our Company motto is “Professional service with a personal touch” – and this ethos has helped drive our growth, locally and globally.

Global supply chains are front-page news at the moment, as companies and industries look to emerge from the Covid pandemic. Issues such as shortages of vessel space and equipment, port delays, a blockage of the Suez Canal, truck driver shortages etc. all have an influence on everyday life, with freight forwarders playing a vital role in keeping consumer goods moving around the world.

We require an experienced seafreight import operator to work with key accounts.

The successful applicant will possess detailed knowledge of import carriers, paperwork, Customs formalities and associated documentation.

This work will involve managing orders from start to finish, dealing with customers, carriers and overseas offices.

Our emphasis is always on quality of service, so the successful applicant will be expected to build good relationships with all parties – customers, suppliers, office colleagues and overseas offices.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills

  • First-class planning and organisational abilities
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Clear and concise communicator
  • Ability to deliver high-quality standards working under pressure
  • Monitor and review day-to-day working practices to seek areas of improvement
  • Minimum of 3 years import seafreight experience.

This position offers excellent career prospects at a local, national and international level for the successful candidate, backed up with in-house and external training.

Our employment package is generous, with a competitive salary and other benefits.

If you can meet the conditions shown above, we look forward to hearing from you.

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