Freight Forwarding Operator

Freight Forwarding Operator

Fresh Freight Group are recruiting a Freight Forwarding Operative to join their team in Washington.

Salary: £24,000 per annum

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Washington (NE38)

Fresh Freight Group are recruiting a Freight Forwarding Operator to join their freight forwarding team in Washington, Tyne and Wear. the role will involve processing and managing a range of European road, seafreight and airfreight shipments, all from start to finish, using acquired skills to negotiate pricing, place bookings, accurately raise shipping documentation and manage customer issues. The successful candidate will support all aspects of a multi-client freight forwarding department, providing best in class service.

  • Monday – Friday
  • 08:30 – 17:30
  • Salary up to 24k per annum
  • Additional benefits:
  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Full Uniform and PPE
  • Onsite Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Loyalty Awards (recognises employees with 5, 10, 20, 30 and 40 years’ service)
  • Employee benefits and discounts across a range of top brands (including shopping, travel, motoring and days out)


About the job:

  • Manage road freight / sea freight / airfreight booking process with customers and suppliers.
  • Obtain and process pricing enquiries for all forms of transport.
  • Operate internal operations system, on-line booking and sales platforms, customs documentation.
  • Manage sales and cost reconciliation on a shipment by shipment basis.
  • Raise accurate operational documentation such as AWBs, Bills of Lading, Certificates of Origin and EUR1's with great attention to detail.


Your knowledge and experience:

  • A knowledge of processing road freight and or sea freight and airfreight shipments, ideally in a freight forwarding company, together with pricing experience.
  • Excellent relationship building skills with both customers and suppliers to maximise all opportunities.
  • The ability to prioritise, organise & manage time efficiently is essential within a busy operations team.
  • Attention to detail for the production of shipping documents.


We are an equal opportunities employer whom encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds. We are recruiting now for this role. To apply please forward your CV with any relevant experience listed, to [email protected] or apply online here.

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