Freight Forwarding Specialist

Job Description

A multinational freight forwarding company is looking for a forwarding specialist that can build on their existing network, to make it stronger and take the lead on it. This will be a senior role as a Forwarding specialist. This company has over 100 years’ experience in the industry and is seeking the best of the best.You will act as an essential go-between in the import/export process and provide assistance to individuals, commercial organizations, importers and exporters who need help facilitating their international trading operations.You will be tasked to create solid solutions for moving large volumes of freight from the point of origin to the destination, utilizing several modes of transport and ensuring that the cargo reaches its destination in the least possible amount of time, in an environmentally friendly and safe manner and at the most affordable rate.You’ll be conducting research and route planning, taking into consideration the kind of cargo being transported, the distance involved and any specific customer requirements with regards to the final delivery time.

Responsibilities + Skills

Understandably, youll also need absolutely fantastic organizational skills, a talent for solving problems, attention to detail and an ability to thrive under pressure.

Education

Matric: non negotiableDegree: BCom. Logistics/Supply Chain or equivalent qualifications

Experience

Minimum 5 years experience within a forwarding is a non-negotiableSkills Required:

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 22nd July 2020
  • Designation: Freight Forwarding Specialist
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: 0
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 22nd July 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: tech-pro.
  • Address:
  • Website: tech-pro
  • Company Profile:
  • Our client is a specialist in automotive and marine spares, with almost four decades of experience this firm is searching for an experienced Buyer who will be able to process purchasing requisitions from the managers in the field and turn those requisitions into purchase orders.The Buyer will be responsible for creating purchase order tracking systems, alerting management when orders have been filled and invoices from vendors have been issued, answering vendor questions and providing them with additional order documentation as needed. The successful candidate for this position has experience in the automotive industry and a strong understanding of supply chain management concepts. Develop an efficient and accurate system for monitoring all open purchase orders with an inventory of over 70 million parts. There will also be an aspect of importing, the right candidatee must have importing experience to liase with the clearing agents, and assure all documents are correct.

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