Specialist sectors: Freight Forwarding / Ocean Freight / Deep Sea Freight Forwarding / Sea Freight / Internal Sales / Pricing / Quotations

A successful and growing freight forwarder based in Felixstowe is seeking to appoint a Sales Coordinator. Working in a busy office you will be mainly handling incoming enquires on a daily basis, pricing quoting and routing shipments. Plenty of scope for career progression.

DUTIES

  • Taking enquiries from new and existing customers for Import / Export, Cross Trade and occasional Air Freight Shipments
  • Providing Adhoc Quotations for Overseas Agents and Offices
  • Keep up to date with Shipping Line Rates
  • Establish good working relationships with all clients
  • Support the Field Sales Team with quotations and Customer Liaison
  • Updating pricing for existing clients
  • Arrange bookings & maximise profit margins
  • Follow bookings through and check bookings have sailed. Keep clients well updated of any changes
    Chase & print off pre-alerts for files as they sail
  • Print off rates for files for relevant invoicing
  • Follow up on all quotations and push to win business

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • An Ocean Freight background is essential
  • Good knowledge of Sea Freight Pricing
  • Previous experience in an internal sales function highly desirable
  • Commercially astute
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good administrative skills

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