Freight Forwarding Operator

  • Job Reference: SWR2641
  • Date Posted: 25 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Maritime Transport
  • Location: Tilbury, Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Freight Forwarding Operator – Looking for a challenging and rewarding career with a market leader? Maritime Transport is one of the fastest growing transport companies in the UK. We offer the most dynamic working environment and prospects to progress within the industry. Due to continued success, we are looking for a Freight Forwarding Operator to be based at our Tilbury office. Some weekend work and flexibility will be required to suit the needs of the business.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and hands-on Freight Forwarding Operator to manage UK-EU + EU-UK + EU-EU container deliveries and UK Container deliveries/collections. You will need a good understanding of Import/Export Customs Clearance and Deepsea Container Freight.

To be a successful candidate you will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.  You will need very good attention to detail, and a high degree of accuracy is also essential for the role.

Preferred experience but not essential as training can be provided.

  • Devans at non-MTL sites (arranging container devans at ports/terminals not serviced by MTL’s own in house operation)
  • Hiab/Sidelifter container work
  • Low Loader/Project cargo
  • European FTL/LTL/Pallet/Express/van Distribution
  • UK FTL/LTL/Pallet/Express/van Distribution
  • Destin8
  • CNS
  • TOPS
  • China Train (Moving containers from Rail Hubs in Germany/Holland/Belgium/France into the UK – Knowledge of ATB/T)

If you believe that you have the necessary skills, knowledge, and experience to succeed in this demanding and fast paced role, please forward an up-to-date CV, including contact details, as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you!

Training will be provided to make sure you settle into your new role, and COVID19 protocols are in place throughout the Company to help ensure everyone’s safety.

The successful applicant will enjoy an excellent package including a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience.

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Additional keywords: transport, logistics, freight, freight forwarding, operations, container

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