Graduate Trainee Shipping Coordinator

Posted today by Candidate Source

A brilliant graduate opportunity for a Graduate Trainee Shipping Coordinator to join a busy, independent freight forwarder.  The role has arisen due to growth and so realistic prospects for advancement exist. Just one of the benefits available is the provision of training in order to gain professional qualifications within freight forwarding, plus customs import and export procedures. 

This is a small, friendly, and supportive team, where you will get involved with a wide spectrum of duties in providing an end-to-end service for customers.  All whilst working attractive Monday to Friday office hours! 

The Graduate Trainee Shipping Coordinator will:
  • Deal with rate requests from shipping lines, airlines, and hauliers
  • Monitor exchange rates
  • Book containers and air freight
  • Obtain and provide relevant import and export documentation
  • Gain customs clearance
  • Raise invoices
  • Provide certificates of shipments
  • Provide relevant information to customers.
The ideal Graduate Trainee Shipping Coordinator will bring us their personality, ability to listen and learn. Some other requirements are, being: 
  • A recent graduate ideally, if your degree is in a relevant business related or maritime field, even better!
  • Numerically confident
  • Polite and trustworthy, able to deal with confidential information 
  • Computer literate, with MS Word, Excel and Outlook and ability to learn in-house systems
  • Comfortable dealing over the telephone with customers, who may be in a pressurised situation 
  • Able to work from our offices and having your own transport, as it’s not easy to get to us without it.
To apply for this role as Graduate Trainee Shipping Coordinator, please click apply online and upload an updated copy of your CV.

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