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Freight Forwarder

Active Transport has an exciting new Freight Forwarder / Freight Forwarding role in Kent, Dover.

We offer a competitive annual salary / benefits package while working amongst a fun and enthusiastic team! Immediate start available.

Job Role: Freight Forwarder / Freight Forwarding

Location: Dover, Kent

Salary: £18,000 - £28,000 p/a, negotiable dependant on experience + Benefits (Listed below)

Position: Full-Time / Permanent

Hours: 8 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday

* With some evening and weekend cover required by email / telephone

About Active Transport

From humble beginnings in 2000, our company has grown to become the road cargo transport and logistics solution of choice for many forwarding companies and suppliers alike looking for a reliable carrier.

Our company headquarters are based in Dover, UK.

This perfectly positions us for shipping allowing us to make the best use of our equipment: 14 drivers and 6 office staff are employed full-time at the Dover depot.

Main responsibilities of a Freight Forwarder / Freight Forwarding:

* Planning and arranging collections and deliveries - Logistics

* Liaising with customers, carriers, suppliers, shipping lines, port authorities etc.

by telephone, email etc

* Obtaining the necessary paperwork, Bill of ladings etc

* Admin / Administration support to all parties

* Data input / Data entry and general admin

Skills and qualities:

* Previous experience in the Freight forwarding

* Knowledge of customs declarations in freight forwarding/logistics is an advantage

* Ability to work under pressure (deadlines), independently and within a team

* Attention to detail, competent in Microsoft, Outlook, and ability to learn new procedures

* Be driven and self-motivated

Essential Experience

We are looking for someone who has experience as a Freight Forwarder / within this field.

Our ideal candidate may have experience working:

* As a Freight Forwarder

* In Logistics

* In Airfreight / Road freight


* Competitive annual salary of £18,000 - £28,000

* Free on-site parking

* Company pension scheme

* Fun working atmosphere

* Ongoing training and development

Next Steps

If you wish to apply to our Freight Forwarder / Freight Forwarding vacancy, please click on apply to upload your CV.

We look forward to hearing from you.