Ocean Freight Agent

DHL Global Forwarding

Purfleet, United Kingdom

Advertised Salary: £30.000-£35,000

Ref#: 139971

Date published: 29-Mar-2022


Want to work for an international business that offers a rewarding benefits package AND is recognised as a Top Employer?


You will be joining DHL Global Forwarding, a leader in freight forwarding who has recently been recognised as a Top Employer 2022. You will be working at our office in Purfleet, Essex, working Monday - Friday, 9am-5:30pm. NO WEEKENDS!

You will join the Ocean Import/Export team; a team of 4-5 which is rapidly expanding due to new business and a recent internal restructure. You will be responsible for coordinating inbound/outbound shipments from start to finish, serving one of our largest customers within the Aircraft Manufacturing industry.


What’s in it for you?

You’ll receive an annual salary of £30,000 to £35,000, depending on experience, PLUS a generous employee bonus based on station and company performance. You will also have access to an extensive range of DHL benefits including our wellbeing programme and employee discounts. Your role might be extremely busy and demanding at times, so you will be offered a generous 33 days annual leave (including bank holiday).


What will you be doing?

  • Managing all bookings, received from customer or overseas offices, taking full responsibility for their successful completion from start to finish
  • You will use your exceptional communication skills to proactively informs your customer on shipment status, exceptions and provides intermediate updates on incident solution
  • You will be given the training to processes UK Customs Clearance, however having knowledge of customs will be useful
  • You will provide a world-class service to the customer, taking and registering all queries, solving any issues directly
  • Attention to detail will be crucial in this role as you will need to ensure all billing is sent out to the customer on time


What experience will you need?

  • Previous experience working within Ocean freight forwarding
  • A good understanding of Import or/and export freight procedures


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To make an application please click apply now or send your CV to applications@dhlbrexitjobs.co.uk


Our Business

DHL Global Forwarding is the Group's world leader in the transportation of Air freight, one of the leading providers in both Ocean and Road freight. We offer standardised transport as well as highly specialised end-to-end solutions to customers in a wide range of industries globally. We operate in 150 countries around the world, employing over 42,000 employees. Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers' increasing demand for multimodal shipments.


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