Freight Forwarder

Location: 
Glasgow/Dunbartonshire
Job reference: 
LM042
Selected Hours: 
Full-time
Contract type: 
Permanent
Category: 
Office

Topstaff Employment are recruiting for an experienced freight forwarder for our highly successful client in Hillington. 
 
The successful candidate will be involved in end-to-end solutions for both imports and exports to the UK and global destinations.  You will be responsible for ensuring that all contractual obligations are met and also to provide unrivalled customer service to all customers and clients.  You will be expected to liaise with colleagues from offices situated throughout the UK and worldwide in a confident and professional manner.
 
To be considered for the role, you will have a proven track record in the freight forwarding industry, and have aspirations to cover multi-modal operations with our client.  In conjunction, you will also be able to demonstrate knowledge of:
• Routing shipments
• Completing all documentation to customs and insurance requirements
• Be confident liaising with third party suppliers to arrange the transport of goods by road, rail, air and sea in accordance with customer requirements
• Arranging payment of freight and other charges or collection of payment on behalf of customers
• Utilising various IT systems
 
The ideal candidate will:
• Be dynamic
• Thrive in a fast paced environment
• Have a positive outlook and remain calm under pressure
• Have excellent customer service skills
• Have aspirations to grow and develop within the role
 
For immediate consideration, please email your CV to lmclachlan@topstaffemployment.com at Topstaff Employment (Agy)

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