Ocean Freight Operator




Logistics/Delivery Management , Operations


£26,000 to £30,000 Per Annum



Contract Type:

Full time

Date Posted:

15/05/2023 15:42:00

My client are a global logistics company with an office in Hayes. They are looking for an Ocean Export Specialist with experience. Salary £26-30Kpa.

Role Purpose:

  • To control ocean accounts on a start to finish basis, and develop excellent customer relationships through the delivery of a consistent and high quality service.

Position Specification:

  • Manages all bookings from start to finish for allocated customers
  • Develops relationship with allocated customers
  • Issues booking instructions to overseas offices
  • Processes Export & Import bookings
  • Accepts all orders (from customer or overseas office) and assumes full responsibility for their successful completion from door to door.
  • Proactively informs customer on shipment status, exceptions and provides intermediate updates on incident solution
  • Processes UK Customs Clearance
  • Manages any other site involved in a shipment
  • Develops processes and tools to support customer interface and communications
  • Takes and handles customer inquiries
  • Takes and registers all customer complaints and drives solution of customer complaints by solving it directly or assigning tasks to other function
  • Ensures correct ontime billing to the customer and accruals
  • Has full responsibility for end-end file handling. Key Skills
  • Strong background in Ocean Freight Forwarding both import & export is advantageous
  • Good Administrative and MS Excel skills and ideally with a working knowledge of Cargowise1 operating system.
  • Instinctive Customer Service ethic
  • A 'get the job done' attitude
  • Thoroughly embedded knowledge of start to finish Ocean Freight process Results driven and good attention to detail

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