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Ocean Freight Pricing Specialist

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Recruiter Name:
Parkside Recruitment
Job Type:
Logistics/Delivery Management , Operations
£25,000 to £28,000 per annum
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Our client a market leader in there sector, are currently recruiting for an Ocean Freight Pricing Specialist based in Felixstowe. They are looking for an individual with a strong knowledge of Export/Import Ocean Freight to join their fun team, and will also gain excellent communication skills.

Key Activities:

  • Respond to requests for quotations received from internal and external customers.
  • Liaise with relevant operation and product departments to ensure competitive pricing.
  • Provide a prompt response to the customer and follow up every quotation.
  • Recording all quotation details and the customer response.
  • Assessing the pricing that will win the business.
  • Working with operations to ensure a SOP and suitable handover takes place when new order business is secured.
  • Negotiation with customers.
  • Developing positive relationships with customers through great service.
  • Suggest tactics on pricing so that sales and margin are maximised.

Specific Technical Requirements:

  • Good commercial understanding of ocean tariffs.
  • Strong product knowledge with financial awareness of credit ratings and policies.
  • Excellent communication skills both Oral and Written.
  • Excellent Customer service skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and be flexible.
  • Good PC skills. Use of Microsoft Word, Excel.
  • Attention to detail is paramount.

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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