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Freight Operations Executive

  • Ligentia
  • Leeds, England (Onsite), United Kingdom
  • Full time
  • Freight operations

The Freight Operations Executive will handle general operations, with a bias towards Ocean Imports. Co-ordinating the movement of all shipments, customs clearances and deliveries you’ll develop strong relationships with internal partners and customers to provide market leading service.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accepting shipments via CargoWise processes
  • Follow correct Cargowise processes and ensure we have clean and correct data in Cargowise
  • Check shipment details, documentation and handle any issues queries
  • Manage receipt of bills of lading and authorise system release
  • Cost / Invoice shipment ensuring margin is as expected
  • Transfer shipment to Customs Teams monitoring release
  • Manage LCL Deliveries via CargoWise
  • Complete weekly / monthly closes and close files
  • Support Customer Success team on Operational questions, queries
  • Update Customer Success Team on issues / queries
  • Internal KPI Reporting
  • Strong operational knowledge on import processes and formalities
  • Good knowledge on shipping documents
  • Handling client shipments through system/ process driven approach
  • Working with internal teams to ensure client KPI’s are achieved and exceeded
  • Shipment profitability and margin management
  • Working within agreed operating procedures

Key Experience

  • Prior Freight Operations experience, or a keen interest in developing a career within this exciting industry.
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail.
  • A methodical and organised approach to task management.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.

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