Senior Freight Forwarding Clerk

Posted 9 months ago by Red Recruit
Location Essex Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary Market related Sector Freight Forwarding, Logistics, Shipping, Transportation

Senior Freight Forwarder - VR/20463

The Company & Role:

Our client, a privately owned freight forwarding company, is looking for a Senior Multi-Modal Freight Forwarder to join their team based within a freight terminal in Basildon.

Duties Include:

  • Arranging import and export freight to EU and non EU countries via road, sea and air
  • Working to deadlines
  • Managing shipments
  • Liaising with overseas branches and colleagues
  • Liaising with clients and suppliers
  • Providing customer quotations via internal software
  • Invoicing customers and estimating profits
  • Rate negotiation
  • Quotations


  • Minimum 10 years experience all round multi-modal freight forwarding experience
  • Knowledge of customs procedures
  • Management or Supervisory experience
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to develop business

There will be an opportunity for the successful candidate to progress to a senior position within the company.

In Return:

Salary - will depend on previous experience.

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