Job Title

Freight Forwarder

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Job Description

JOB PURPOSE:

 

The main purpose of this role is :

  • To ensure that the Freight commercial department works seamlessly with Procurement (internal client) to help achieve business objectives.
  • To quote commercially competitive price and to help increase the winning rate
  • To prioritize and send  the prices for the requested goods within stipulated time frame
  • To ensure right price is submitted for every request for price
  • To liaison with your reporting manager about freight team challenges in Trivandrum office

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  • Providing cost effective solutions to internal customers (procurement team) in the organization for efficient movement of goods from point of purchase to point of destination
  • Analyze data to provide the best freight cost by referring to available cost sheets for both air & sea movements.
  • Calculating freight cost of general cargo & DG items /goods using DG calculation guidelines
  • Understand Red Orange’s internal customer requirements/expectations on pricing of the goods & ensure pricing solutions are provided within the requested deadlines.
  • Coordinating & educating internal customer on the importance of providing relevant information on the weights, packed dimensions, quantity etc of the goods.
  • Identify cost reductions and implement strategies for cost reductions
  • An awareness of, and strategic responses to external influences, such as govt. legislation, fuel costs, etc is vital

          Responsible to prioritize freight cost revalidation  requests and compete within 24hrs

 

JOB CONTEXT :

The roles environment will be based upon the following characteristics:

¨       Fast moving and commercially focused with high level commitment

¨       Intensive working day based on ethics of hard work, results achievement and meeting business objectives

¨       Highly focused on quality (Including quality of communication and written documentation, data base management)

¨       Highly focused on providing exceptional service to internal clients within the organization

¨       Team based working culture

¨       Self management and personal commitment in terms of commercial approach and obtaining results

·         Make and keep commitments at first touch – Do what you say and say that you’ll do

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

(Knowledge, skills, experience)

Education

  • Vocational or professional qualifications

Experience

  • Developing administrative and communication ability,

Skills/competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (spoken and written)
  • Analytical skills

·         Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook (or equivalent software packages)

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