Logistics Operations Agent

DHL Global Forwarding


Advertised Salary: £23,000-£25,000

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Operations and Customer Service Agent

Come on in and join DHL Global Forwarding! – A world renowned company who are consistently recognised as a top employer with fantastic career prospects.

You will be a valued member of our freight forwarding operations, serving our clients across various industries.

This role presents an opportunity for you to bring your previous experience in logistics and apply it within one of the global leaders in the freight forwarding industry. Drawing upon your expertise, you will be responsible for seamlessly creating, overseeing, and maintaining freight shipments through the Cargowise system.

This is a full time, Monday-Friday, 9am-5:30pm position, working within our Belfast office.
You will be offered:
  • A market leading annual salary PLUS a generous bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme - up to 8% employer contribution
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave
  • Charity and volunteering support through DHL Foundation
Your role as an Operations and Customer Service Agent:
  • Prepare and manage all necessary documents related to air freight shipments, including bills of lading, air waybills, customs forms, and certificates of origin.
  • Monitor the movement of freight in transit, providing real-time updates to customers and colleagues
  • Facilitate the customs clearance process, ensuring compliance with export regulations and liaising with customs authorities
  • Maintain effective communication with clients, carriers and handling agents to ensure smooth freight operations
  • Verify the accuracy of all shipping documents, including invoices, packing lists, and certificates of insurance
  • Address and resolve any issues or discrepancies that may arise during the shipping process, such as delays, damages, or customs holdups
  • Provide exceptional customer service by addressing inquiries, providing shipment status updates, and offering solutions to customer concerns
About you - you will have:
  • Previous experience in an operational role within logistics
  • Proven experience in effectively managing business-to-business (B2B) customer relationships
  • A good knowledge of Import or/and Export processes, particularly in airfreight would be advantageous
  • A high attention to detail with the ability to prioritise and manage workload
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DHL Global Forwarding UK is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore, we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.

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