Airfreight Import Clerk

First Choice Staff
From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
AirfreightFreight Forwarding First Choice Staff Manchester is currently recruiting on behalf of a Worldwide Freight Forwarder Specialist an experienced Airfreight Import Clerk , fully conversant in airfreight operations from ground to sky – Freight Forwarding. Due to businessexpansion, our Client is welcoming an enthusiastic and multi-task operator to their established, professional and very much friendly team. Duties/responsibilities : Covering all aspects of Airfreight imports operations Ensure freight quotations are issued in a timely manner Ensuring the department process and expedite customer’s orders/ deliveries are per client requirements Daily liaison with Agents, airlines, hauliers and other 3rd party logistics providers Air Import Customs Entries-Clearances Ensure Customs Tariffs are fully up to date Fully compliant in all import procedures Updating customers with the status of their shipments Dealing with queries and problem solving Providing excellent customer services across all levels Assisting the Freight Operations Manager with other duties as and when needed Skills/Requirements: Previous experience in Airfreight Import Operational cycle -Essential Previous experience with systems: ASM Gems or Impatex /SAD-H –Great advantage Team player and have the ability to work on your own initiative, meeting tight deadlines. Well organized and have attention to detail Possess excellent communication skills, written and verbal Flexible, friendly and have an enthusiastic attitude toward colleagues, customers and work Customer orientated in order to maintain a high level of service In order to comply with Aviation Security Regulations a 5 years checkable references will be required for this role Sector: Freight Forwarding Location: Manchester Airport Salary: £Negotiable Status: Permanent More to be discussed via interview stage This job was originally posted as