Freight Forwarder – €42k – €45k

Cork, Full Time

Freight Forwarder – Air Freight / Sea Freight

Location: Cork

Salary: €42k – €45k

Role Requirements: 

  • Day to day support and supervision for all staff across various roles. Problem solving function covering Import, Export, Warehousing, Accounts and Quality.
  • Identifying and evaluating prospects to win new business, primary focus on Air Shipments
  • Identifying new opportunities with existing Customers
  • Support the Internal Sales Team where necessary to generate quotations
  • Ensuring compliance with Customs and Revenue for all declarations including monthly internal audits
  • Analysis of import/export operations and implement changes to either process or to allow a sub-contractor to increase profitability
  • Negotiate with sub-contractors to reduce costs
  • Ensuring subcontract haulier agreements are in place with up-to-date driver training records, haulage licenses etc in line with department of transport procedures
  • Review monthly profit reports and advise of any issues
  • Responsible for creation and implementation of any corrective and preventative action forms
  • Ensuring excellent customer service is maintained by all staff by reviewing all KPI’s and procedures both internally and externally regularly.
  • Completion of Air Cargo Security audits
  • Ensuring maintenance schedules are adhered to for all company vehicles and facilities.

Candidate Requirements: 

  • 2 + years’ experience in Freight Operations preferably in air and ocean freight.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication and reporting skills.
  • Effective good time management skills.
  • Attention to detail and achieving high personal standards
  • The ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Knowledge of customs procedures.
  • Dangerous Goods certified.


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