Freight Forwarder

Freight Forwarder - Kempton ParkPackage & RemunerationDSV - Global transport and logisticsIn , ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 90 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers. Read more at Kempton ParkJob Posting Title: Freight ForwarderTime Type: Full TimeMinimum RequirementsGrade 12Intermediate computer literacy level in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OutlookCargowise experience an advantageMinimum of 5 years experience in Freight ForwardingJob Related RequirementsUnderstanding of incoterms - risk and billing purposes.Understanding of shipping line processes and requirements in terms of obtaining release of import containers.Good communication SkillsGood e-mail etiquetteAbility to work under pressureAbility to work in a team environment and also un supervisedAdded Advantages for the roleAfrica Cross Border Knowledge is advantageousAbility to understand profit and loss statementsOperational reportingMain purpose of the roleControlling and file management of cargo from the DSV Global network into Zimbabwe, Zambia & Malawi - Via Durban, Beira, Walvis Bay & Dar Es Salaam.Duties and ResponsibilitiesRun Cargowise reports for new shipments destined to Zimbabwe, Zambia & MalawiRegistering of files on CargowiseIssuing of shipping instructions to the DSV Global NetworkQuality checking of Original Bills of Lading - Country SpecificQuality checking of all supplier commercial invoices and packing list to ensure it is in accordance with the BL.Ensuring origin offices courier Original BL's to the relevant port offices within metrics set out in the SSA SOP.Ensuring all payments to the shipping lines are done or applied on statement prior to vessel arrivals at port.Ensure port offices clear shipments within the metric set out in the port office SOP.Daily tracking reports to all clients / destination offices.Invoicing in a timely manner to all clients and or DSV origin or destinations offices.Effective communication to the relevant offices / network in the event delays, customs stops, customs examination etcEnsure empty containers are returned to the shipping lines nominated depot within the prescribed free period.Ensure all additional charges *if any, are recovered prior to the delivery of cargo, should the client have a cash account.In the event the client has a credit facility - to ensure that the client is made aware of the addition charges and receive written confirmation that the client will settle without dispute.Resolve queries in a timely mannerEnsure Wips and Acruals are cleared by 25th of every month...Disclaimer: Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should an external candidate not hear from us within four weeks following their application, they should consider their application unsuccessful. Strictly fair and non-discriminatory selection procedures will be followed. We use Affirmative Action (AA) measures in an endeavor to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced by designated groups. Where possible, preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and in line with DSV's Employment Equity plans. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
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