Freight Forwarder

Impulse Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Freight Forwarder for a large company based in Dublin Port

This is a Permanent position and an excellent opportunity to join a good company and grow within your Freight Career

The ideal candidate will have Import and Export experience

Your Duties

The main tasks of a freight forwarder will include:

  • Organizing the shipment of goods (e.g. packing, mode of transport, best route)
  • Negotiating terms of carriage with carriers, booking cargo space and making payments.
  • Managing customs clearance procedures, transport documents and insurance paperwork.
  • considering and planning the most effective route for freight
  • organising the transportation of freight between intermediate destinations – cargo terminals, port facilities
  • tracking the movement of freight using software and satellite technology
  • reporting back to clients, keeping them up-to-date with the progress of goods
  • deciding on the best way to package stock, taking into account factors such as weather, terrain and type of goods
  • taking appropriate measures for the movement of delicate goods
  • checking countries’ legal requirements to make sure all the appropriate documentation (eg insurance and customs forms) is filled out
  • staying up-to-date with relevant political activities and legislation that might impact the transportation of freight
  • organising payments or processes transactions on behalf of the client, such as freight charges.
  • The bulk of the work is based around deep sea/short sea shipments and a mixture of import and exports.
Job Category: Freight Forwarder
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Dublin City Centre

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