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Trainee Import / Export Clerk (VR/22185)



£15,000 - £22,000/annum

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- North West England -- Merseyside -- Liverpool

Job Type

Friday, June 04, 2021

Trainee Import / Export Clerk - Liverpool - VR/22185

Our client, an independent, international UK freight forwarder, is looking for a Trainee Import / Export Clerk to join their team in Liverpool.

This client is looking for a candidate at the beginning of their career, with 6 months plus experience.

Trainee Import /Export Clerk duties include:

  • Liaising with overseas agents / customers / hauliers
  • Quoting rates
  • Receiving pre-alerts from overseas agents
  • Creating files both manually and on the computer system
  • Advising customers of arrival of cargo into the UK
  • Planning loads and sending load lists to agents
  • Checking manifests once received
  • Receiving and checking relevant import documentation and passing on to shipping lines
  • Customs clearance
  • Planning and arranging deliveries
  • Charging files
  • Passing purchase invoices and dealing with any queries

Skills required from Trainee Import / Export Clerk:

  • IT literate
  • Accuracy and attention to detail skills
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Good communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Customer services oriented

This role would suit someone starting out in freight forwarding, who is looking to learn the fundamentals to build a long-term career in the industry.

In return, the successful Trainee Import /Export Clerk will receive a salary in the region of £15k - £22k, according to skills and experience.

Please apply immediately to Jobs are being filled very quickly at the moment

We have a number for positions for this and similar roles, if you know of anyone that is looking please share this advert with them and we will do our best to assist in these difficult times.

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