LCL Seafreight Import Operator – Essex (England)


Our Client, the UKs largest independent Global Logistics Group, are currently searching for an LCL Seafreight Import Operator to join their team in Tilbury, to provide high level customer service to their clients and to ensure shipments are rated and invoiced correctly. The successful LCL Import Operator will have at least 2 years previous experience in general Imports, excellent attention to detail and excellent communication skills as you will be negotiating and agreeing haulage prices with suppliers and answering email queries in a timely manner.

As this LCL Seafreight Import Operator, you will be chasing customs clearance documents from customers prior to vessel arrival as well as collecting all the correct documentation prior to release/delivery of cargo and arranging haulage with shipping lines/haulers.

Responsibilities of a Seafreight LCL Import Operator:

  • Completing customer and supplier spreadsheets
  • Securing payment cleared funds for duty/vat invoices prior to release/delivery of cargo
  • Processing supplier invoices
  • Resolving any customers queries or complaints
  • Filing and archiving job files once they are complete

Experience required for a Seafreight LCL Import Operator:

  • Minimum 2 years Seafreight Import Freight forwarding experience
  • IT Literate – Excel and Word are essential
  • Driven and self-motivated
  • Proactive problem-solving capability
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Able to work to deadlines and meet targets
  • Team Player

If this LCL Seafreight Import Operator role is something is something you would like to know more about or you know of anyone that fits the bill, either forward this advert to them, send us their details or get in contact with us and we will do the rest. You can recommend as many people as you like via our website and earn a referral fee per candidate we place*. This is an unlimited offer.

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