International Freight Forwarding Operator

Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Functional Expertise
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Salary Type
Job ID

Job Description

Do you have at least 3 years of experience in the haulage/freight forwarding industry?

Do you have a good understanding of all aspects of fleet and driver management, scheduling/planning, WTD and tachographs?


International Freight Forwarding Operator

Location – Dover, Kent

Salary - £31,548.54 per annum depending on experience 

Contract 1 year as Maternity cover




We have a fantastic opportunity for an International Freight Forwarding Operator to join our client, who provides a comprehensive range of expertise and is a European leader in temperature-controlled transport and logistics helping customers to build an increasingly agile and connected supply chain.


Responsibilities for the role of International Freight Forwarding Operator


  • Ensure orders from customers are inputted into the company CRM system
  • Verify Borderos (advice of goods arriving in Dover) from depots and transmit them onto the system for delivery
  • Coordinate direct deliveries and part/full loads
  • Adjust pallet quantities on jobs as needed and inform customers accordingly of any variances
  • Dispatch Collection Orders to the relevant depots
  • Liaise with Depots regarding vehicles arriving to load; provide details on quantities of goods and required vehicles
  • Monitor emails from customers inquiring about their collections/deliveries throughout the day
  • Coordinate Customs paperwork when necessary and forward it to the Customers Agent
  • Generate loading lists/off loads when needed
  • Promote and adhere to the company code of conduct at all times.
  • Schedule trains/ferries when required
  • Create and finalise files for submission to the Administration Department promptly



Skills and Experience for the role of International Freight Forwarding Operator


  • Minimum of 3 years of industry experience is required for this role
  • Candidate will need to be IT literate in Microsoft Office packages and can compile, analyse and interpret relevant data
  • Must hold extensive knowledge and application of health and safety procedures
  • Ability to hit moving deadlines
  • Must hold good skills in arithmetic
  • Able to communicate in another European language would be desirable, but not essential
  • Able to compile and collate data



To find out more about the position, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail.


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