Our client, a Multi Modal Freight Forwarding Company are currently seeking an experienced Air Freight Coordinator to join their team in Heathrow.
As the Air Freight Coordinator, you will play a vital role in coordinating and managing air freight operations for clients and ensure all air import / export jobs are completed correctly.
You will be responsible for overseeing the end-to-end process of air cargo shipments, from booking and arranging transportation to tracking and delivery.
Main duties & responsibilities of the Air Freight Coordinator:
Prepare all relevant shipping documents accurately – such as airway bills, customs forms, and commercial invoices.
Ensure that all goods are approved for delivery.
Monitor and trace shipments, promptly identifying any delays or issues and taking appropriate actions.
Provide clients with regular updates on the status of shipments, addressing any queries or concerns that may arise.
Liaise regularly with the network and sales team.
Evaluate and identify opportunities to optimize air freight operations, streamline processes, and enhance overall efficiency.
Provide support and holiday cover when required.
The successful Air Freight Coordinator will have strong experience working within the Freight Forwarding industry, predominantly in Air Freight Operations.
You will need to have knowledge of Import / Export multimodal business as well as knowledge/experience of Air Freight sales and products.
We are keen to hear from candidates who have a solid understanding of air freight operations, including documentation, customs regulations, and transportation processes.
Skills & qualifications required:
Able to properly complete Import customs entries.
Good understanding of Logistics processes and procedures.
Familiarity with shipping software and tracking systems.
Ideally some knowledge of CDS
Knowledge of Air Freight sales and products.
If you have the relevant skills and experience required, please contact us today!
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