Freight Administrator

Location: Exeter
Salary: £20k per year
Contact: Guy Allen
Call: Guy
Reference: 1935
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Gap professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client, who are looking for a Freight Administrator

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Exeter

Hours of work: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm

Salary: £20,000

 

Summary:

Preparation of data for import shipments - this will include scheduling European/Rest of the World data for input by the Freight Controller and Freight Co-ordinators.

 

Responsibilities:

Co-ordinating documents and information for the internal import declaration process

Gathering shipment and origin information and checking accuracy of details

Assisting with compiling documentation ready for upload into Customs Agents Portal

Managing communications between, customs agent, suppliers, hauliers etc. to obtain all required documentation in accordance with required time lines

Chasing suppliers for outstanding information as and when required

Obtaining transport quotations when required

Checking commodity codes against templates and customs tariff for additional controls

Assisting in maintaining spreadsheets and templates

Chasing customs agents for outstanding customs clearance documentation

Checking import entries when required

Balancing agent's invoices when required and scanning into relevant files

Providing assistance with audits

Record keeping for compliance

Manage supporting documentation/relevant database for supporting declarations

Liaise with transport providers regarding any transportation issues

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Administrative background within freight/shipping/import or export is preferable
  • Good attention to detail and accurate keyboard skills
  • Methodical and numerate
  • IT Literate
  • Organised with good time management skills (Ability to work in a fast paced environment in order to meet clearance deadlines)

Benefits:

  • 24 days holiday, increasing to 27 days based on yearly service, plus bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free Eye Test
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Staff Discount
  • Flexi Time
  • Staff recommendation scheme

Closing date is 31 st March 2021

 

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Gap professional are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.