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Date Added: Sat 03/07/2021

Import Forwarding Manager

Liverpool, UK
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Company: APPLY GATEWAY

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £35000 / annually

Our Client is an independent Liverpool based logistics and freight forwarding company providing air, sea and road, import and export services globally. They are currently looking to appoint an Import Forwarding Manager to work with their General Manager and two support staff. This vacancy is offered on a full-time permanent basis, in exchange for a salary up to 35k.

As Import Forwarding Manager, on a day-to-day basis you'll be dealing with companies worldwide, liaising with overseas agents / customers / hauliers, handling all aspects of imports from start to finish and everything in between, including charging files and processing purchase invoices.

We're keen to speak to people who have experience working as an Import Forwarding Manager, Freight Forwarding Operator or Import Coordinator etc., and those who have good operational know-how of freight forwarding procedures and technical expertise, knowledge and understanding of rates.

If you have first class customer service and communication skills; in person, on the phone and in writing, we want to hear from you!

Import Forwarding Manager duties include:

  • Planning, organising, directing, and help run day-to-day operations
  • Increase productivity, whilst minimising unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards
  • Responsibility for negotiating customer contracts and costs as well as transportation costs of suppliers
  • Maintain and improve working relationships with both customers and suppliers
  • Drive continuous improvement and optimisation of all processes
  • Monitoring transport rates, markets, and looking after the job from start to finish
  • Sub-contracting haulage requirements, managing transportation bookings, and quotations


Import Forwarding Managers are currently in very high demand. If you've got what it takes, please apply immediately. Jobs are being filled very quickly at the moment

As recruiters specialising in freight and shipping, Red Recruit have vacancies at all levels within the industry, so please do get in touch to tell us what you're looking for and well do our best to assist.

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