Our client, who specialises in international transport and shipping, are currently looking for a Graduate Freight Forwarder to join their growing team in Worcestershire. As its a graduate position youll be mentored all the way and will earn valuable industry skills within this high-demand sector.
The Graduate Freight Forwarder role is primarily involved in the operations department liaising with both clients and suppliers and managing export and import jobs from start to finish. From quotation stage, making bookings, monitoring shipments in transit and processing final invoices and maximising the Gross Profit whilst giving excellent customer service.
Were keen to speak to people who have achieved a 2:1 degree and are enthusiastic about starting a career on the logistics industry. As Graduate Freight Forwarder, youll need to be a quick thinker with initiative, who is self-driven with a positive attitude and strong work ethics with focus on attention to detail and accuracy. Youll be organised by nature and thrive in a fast paced and dynamic atmosphere, remaining calm under pressure.
Graduate Freight Forwarder duties include:
Working within and supporting the operations team.
Liaising with clients (Both verbally and in writing).
Preparation of freight quotations.
Negotiating with clients and suppliers.
Raising job files and appropriate paperwork and placing bookings with suppliers.
Monitoring shipments in transit.
Problem solving any issues that arise.
Raising sales invoices.
If you've got what it takes to be a Graduate Freight Forwarder, we want to hear from you!
As recruiters specialising in freight and shipping, Red Recruit have vacancies at all levels within the industry, so please do get in touch to tell us what youre looking for and well do our best to assist