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Overland Freight Forwarder


Established Global Freight Forwarder in Cork has a new requirement for an Overland Freight Forwarder. The position will report directly to the Overland Manager. The purpose of the position is to be a key player in the Overland freight team to offer solutions in a timely and efficient manner to the end customer to ensure all aspects of operation are completed with accuracy and quality. Work within company guidelines to make sure all requested tasks are performed. Duties & Responsibilities: Foster and develop good relations with both existing and potential customers to ensure retention and growth. Liaise with overseas partners to ensure the department is proactive in providing a quality operational performance. Delivery and collection scheduling and dealing with Hauliers / subcontractors and third parties. Day to day operations in a busy office environment to include dealing with customers/customs clearance/invoicing/creditors invoices/customer & other reports/other administration duties. Develop in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the role to ensure full ownership. Deal with all customer phone sales and/or customer queries. Establish a good working relationship with the shipping department and customers. Ensure that all tariffs are kept up to date on the system. Maintaining and / or implementing good working practices & procedures to ensure that departments run efficiently and with professionalism. Minimum Requirements: 2+ years experience working in a busy Overland exports/imports freight forwarding (UK and Europe) department. Customs Clearance experience. Flexibility to adapt to changing demands. A hands on approach with the ability to maintain priorities and deadlines. IT Literate. Excellent administrative skills. Terms: Permanent, Full-time. Package: Negotiable depending on experience. For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact Karin Luukas on 021 23 9200 / Please do not apply for this vacancy unless you meet the minimum pre-requisite requirements as our clients have instructed us that they do not wish to receive applications from candidates that do not meet the minimum requirements. To keep in touch with the latest industry news follow us on Twitter or Facebook. Logiskills are leading recruitment specialists for the manufacturing, freight & logistics industries. Roles we typically recruit for include; air, sea and road freight forwarding; warehouse; distribution; transport; logistics; supply chain; materials; purchasing; procurement; engineering; manufacturing; production; finance; accountant; customer service; admin; accounts; coordination; clerk; agent; supervisor; manager; management. This job originally appeared on



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104 days ago