> International Freight Forwarder - Guardian Overseas

International Freight Forwarder

Date: Nov 1, 2015

As a member of our freight forwarder team, you will be responsible for effective and profitable assistance in all day-to-day operations all shipments. You are a highly motivated customer-focused professional with a strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to plan and execute.

Responsibilities:

- Manages the day –to-day operations of the forwarding department to maintain and improve productivity and profitability while meeting corporate and industry standards.
- obtaining, checking and preparing documentation to meet customs and insurance requirements, packing specifications, and compliance with overseas countries’ regulations and fiscal regimes
- liaising with third parties to move goods (by road, rail, air or sea) in accordance with customer requirements
- arranging payment of freight and other charges or collection of payment
- working closely with customers, colleagues and third parties to ensure smooth operations to deadline
- acting as consultant in customs matters;

Qualifications:
- Minimum 2 years experience in international shipping of personal goods and relocation
- Strong communication skills – you will be liaising with customers, importers and exporters, ship brokers, airline/carrier representatives, customs officers and overseas agents
- Strong problem solving skills
- Strong organizational and planning skills
- Knowledge of move management software is a strong asset
- Multi-lingual is an asset but not mandatory
- flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances
- problem-solving ability, particularly when working under pressure;

Please apply by emailing your resume to info@guardianoverseas.com