We’re hiring!

Posted: Thursday 2nd July

(Vacancy now filled)

Here at Global Freight we’re looking to expand our successful team with the addition of a junior freight forwarder. 

Based at our office in Telford, this is an interesting and challenging role and would suit someone with experience of a wide range of general skills and an interest in carving a career in the freight forwarding industry. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative and logistical support. 

Duties will include: 

  • General office administration – answering phones, emails and post 
  • Answering general questions from public, prospective new clients and existing clients 
  • Handling imports, exports and cross trade 
  • Liaising with suppliers for air, road, sea and courier freight to obtain best rates 
  • Generate documentation
  • Account management 
  • Basic invoicing to pro forma 
  • General quoting for freight forwarding services 
  • Following up quotes 
  • General freight forwarding administration, closing jobs and filing files 
  • Data inputting for relevant jobs and functions 
  • General data base admin with regards to updating organisational information 
  • General office support 
  • Attendance of exhibitions where required 

Our ideal applicant would be: 

  • Organised 
  • Methodical 
  • Have excellent attention to detail 
  • Proactive approach to problem solving 
  • Excellent telephone manner 
  • Ability to work under pressure 
  • Self motivated and ability to work on own initiative 
  • IT literate in Microsoft products including Outlook, Word and Excel 
  • The ability to priorities and work under pressure to tight dead lines 
  • Team player 

If you think you would like to come and work for a growing, successful Shropshire business then do get in touch on 01952 270699 or email sales@global-freight.co.uk.

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