To plan and manage time-critical logistics solutions throughout Europe and worldwide, operating within strict time restraints ensuring all schedules and deadlines are met.
Key job responsibilities
• Liaise with international air freight agents, airline operators and brokers to agree transport costs and ensure the best possible solutions are sourced to fit clients’ requirements • Have an understanding of all risks involved with each shipment and mitigating those risks • Calculate air freight rates, including chargeable weight conversions • Monitor the progression of transports, advising the client at agreed milestones and ensuring the transports are running to schedule • Ensure our bespoke transport management system is correctly monitored and fully updated when required • Answer incoming calls professionally and deal with any enquiries quickly • Make bookings directly with the airlines • Liaise with the handling agents in Frankfurt and the customs agents to ensure smooth handling processes at the airport
Any technical job-related skills • Spoken and written English + German required • Working knowledge of forwarding software & Microsoft Office • Working knowledge of handling air freight and associated regulations • Time-critical logistics experience is desirable
CV English only