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Freight Clerk

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Freight Clerk

Job posted by: Natalie Morgan

HRGO are seeking a Freight Clerk, for our Client based in the Dover area. The role is working in freight forwarding and customs clearance. Good analytical and excellent organisational skills are essential, and must be able to work in a methodical manner and respond effectively to enquiries. This role will suit candidates that have some experience in transport and/or customs clearance.

Duties will include:

  • Calculating Duty / VAT cost for each consignment

  • Processing Import/Export declarations

  • Dealing with general enquiries from importers / exporters concerning all areas, relating to Customs Procedures, Tariff Classifications, Duty Rates, and any other documentation requirements

  • Keeping up to date with changes in regulations, laws and customs procedures

  • Investigating and planning the most appropriate route for shipments

  • Obtaining, checking and preparing documentation

  • Meet customs and insurance requirements and packing specifications

  • Compliance with other countries' regulations

  • Maintaining communication and control through all phases of the journey

  • Build excellent relationships with clients

  • Answer incoming telephone calls professionally and deal with enquiries quickly

  • Handling 3rd party loads.

Hours - Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a successful company. If you feel you have the relevant experience, then please apply with an up-to-date CV. If you have not been contacted within a week, you should assume that you have been unsuccessful at this time.

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