Freight Forwarder

  • €29000 - €31000
  • Office & Administrative
  • Dublin, Dublin West

Excel Recruitment has an excellent opportunity available for an experienced Freight Forwarder with our client based in West County Dublin.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Freight Forwarder with our client a leading logistics business based in West County Dublin. Due to the location of this role, you must drive as it is not accessible by public transport. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4.30pm

Duties of a Freight Forwarder will include:

  • Book, plan, and monitor part/full loads (charter) with partners, ensuring customer’s lead times are achieved
  • Communicate any service failings to the customer service team, with a proactive solution and a customer-focused approach
  • Run daily reports to check and monitor shipment progress
  • Monitor and present key freight forwarding KPI’s
  • Book in and process EU trailer arrivals taking into consideration volumes and network capacity
  • Deal with internal departments on arrivals, special requirements etc.
  • Communicate with other branches and hauliers when required
  • Prepare and process DGN documentation, ensuring 100% compliance
  • Request customs paperwork for non-EU shipments
  • Plan all consignments in the most cost-efficient manner
  • Negotiate ad-hoc transport rates

Requirements for this Freight Forwarder position include:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in logistics
  • Customer-focused and able to deliver on our agreed service levels, exceeding them when required
  • Appetite for learning with a positive and energetic outlook
  • Ability to deliver both individual results, as well as contributing to team success
  • Methodical with excellent attention to detail
  • Good problem solver with a clear and logical decision-making process
  • Ability to respond positively to change
  • Knowledge of Warehousing and Logistics processes
  • Knowledge of IMDG shipping regulations is an advantage
  • Microsoft office, with good excel skills an advantage
  • Diploma or degree qualified desirable but not essential

In Return

  • Salary of €29-31K DOE
  • Located in West Dublin

Should you be interested in this Freight Forwarder position, please upload your CV to the link provided and Ciara will look after your application. Unfortunately, due to volume, only suitable applicants can be contacted. For more jobs, please visit the Excel Recruitment website

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