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Date Added: Fri 19/02/2021

Freight Forwarding Clerk

West Thurrock, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £19000 - £27000 / annually

Ocean Freight Forwarding Operator - VR/21893

The Company & Role

Our client, a Freight and Logsitics company based in West Thurrock, are looking for an Ocean Freight Forwarding Operator to join their existing team.

Candidates will need to have previous import and/or export Deepsea or EU Short Sea experience.


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


  • 1 year + previous experience in FCL/LCL exports and imports - Seafreight
  • Customs entry knowledge would be ideal

In return:

You will receive a salary depending on previous experience.

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