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Import Freight Forwarder (Customs Entries)

Do you have an extensive import freight forwarding background? Are you experienced in completing import Customs entries? Looking to take your career to the next step and join a small friendly team within a large global company?

The Role:

Our customer is looking to recruit an additional member to its team to help manage the import process for a number of long-term established clients, and new additional accounts our customer has recently won.

The forwarding team manage shipments from origin to final destination and the successful candidate will also be responsible for completing import Customs entries, so should be confident in classifying goods to the correct tariff number and clearing goods using various CPCs, including Home Use, IPR and Warehouse.

Candidates must have experience of using either Datafreight, Descartes / Net Freight, FCL or a similar system, along with Destin8, CNS & CHIEF.

Experience of arranging haulage and negotiating rates / compiling quotes would certainly be advantageous

Essential Criteria:



* Previous Import Forwarding experience


* Customs entry knowledge


* Good IT skills


* Good customer service skills


Desirable Criteria:



* Experience in arranging transport


* Commercial shipping experience


Import Co-ordinator | Import Customs Clerk

About the Company:

Our client is the freight forwarding arm of a global shipping business and provide full multimodal freight & supply chain solutions to a wide range of companies, large and small.

The Felixstowe office has a friendly & professional team, and work in a positive & enjoyable working environment.

Salary & Benefits:

The company are offering an excellent salary package for this role, as it is deemed as a senior role within the forwarding team.

Salary is very much dependant on experience, but for the right candidates at the right level, a salary of between £25 & 30K is certainly achievable along with other benefits.

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