Freight Forwarding Import Clerk

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    Freight Forwarding Import Clerk

  • Full Time
  • England, Kent
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

HendersonBrown Job ref: HB4968

Salary range: £22,000-£28,000 per annum

Role: Freight Forwarding Import Clerk
Location: Kent
Salary: £22,000-£28,000 per annum
Reference: HB4968

This is an exciting opportunity to support the logistics function in a fast-paced FMCG business in Kent. The position will be on a Monday-Friday basis and will provide an excellent scope for development in the role

Key Responsibilities:
*Completing day to day DEFRA (PEACH) entries for all air, sea and road freight shipments.
*Telephone and/or written communication with external organisations e.g. HMRC, Port Authorities, Shipping Lines, Hauliers, Suppliers etc.
*Obtain necessary Bill of Ladings and correct Tariff Headings. Obtain payments from customers in line with company policy.
*Liaising with customers, partners, shipping lines and carriers
*Calculating Duty / VAT cost for each consignment.
*Keeping up to date with changes in regulations, laws and customs procedures
*Planning and arranging deliveries
*Providing administration support to the logistics and commercial team
*Telephone queries, data input and general admin duties.

Ideal Candidate:
*Previous experience within an Import Forwarding role, preferably including Customs experience.
*Knowledge of customs declarations ideally within a freight forwarding or logistics business.
*Previous experience within an Import Forwarding role, preferably including Customs experience.
*Confident in Microsoft Excel and Outlook

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements, please get in touch with Will Malcolm at

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