25
Jan 2019

Role - Freight Operator

Hours - Monday – Friday 9-5:30pm (1 hour lunch break)

Annual leave allowance - 20 days, after 2 years this will increase by 1 every year until a max of 25 days plus all bank holidays

Salary – £20-22K depending on experience

Benefits – Company pension, private health care, all employees receive a quarterly profit share when and if applicable.

We are looking for a freight forwarder with minimum 3 years’ experience to join our operations team at PSP Hampshire in Fareham.  Premier Shipping & Packing Ltd (PSP Logistics) is a freight forwarding and export packing company based in Segensworth, Fareham, with a turnover of over £7million. 

PSP is an ambitious and exciting company providing logistics solutions to a variety of clients from a range of sectors.  We also manufacture wooden cases in both our South Coast depots to protect cargo in transit. A rare opportunity has arisen for an organised and professional Freight Forwarder to join our operations team. 

The job will involve:

  • Ensuring Freight is moved to customer specifications, on time with all the necessary customs documentation
  • Build strong working relationships with clients, suppliers, shipping lines & overseas partners/agents
  • Data entry
  • Using Boxtop freight software
  • Arrange deliveries/collections with hauliers
  • Negotiate rates / maximise profits
  • Quoting
  • Making bookings
  • Liaising with the sales department to acquire new and/or existing business
  • Consolidation of cargo and understanding how to maximise vehicle payloads
  • International transport planning
  • Invoicing/charging of files
  • Passing purchase invoices
  • Arranging import/export and cross trade shipments

 

 

Skills required:

  • Good freight knowledge, minimum 3 years’ experience
  • Good computer knowledge
  • Proactive approach to tasks
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Can remain calm in a high pressure environment
  • Attention to detail

 

Please send your CV to jobs@psp-logistics.com

No agencies please.