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Sea Freight Coordinator

Job Details

  • Posted:4th July, 2024
  • Sector:Logistics, Shipping, Freight Forwarding, Customs
  • Location:Redditch, Worcestershire, United Kingdom
  • Job Ref:17627
  • Salary:Competitive

We are partnering with a large and well-established Freight Forwarding company, who are looking to appoint a talented Sea Freight Coordinator to join their busy team in Redditch.

The purpose of this position is to assist the Operations Manager by coordinating all the Sea Freight operation.


  • Oversee daily operations for sea freight.
  • Coordinate the booking of Sea Freight jobs for import and export.
  • Creating job files and the necessary operational documentation.
  • Processing work orders using the software program MULTIFREIGHT.
  • Entries made by customs utilizing the NES system.
  • To oversee inspecting all Sea freight projects daily and making sure that clients are informed of any deviations from the predetermined timeline.
  • Protracted client interaction and bargaining.
  • Protracted supplier negotiations and liaison.
  • Internal communication with the sales staff to help with quotes and service details.
  • Managing the jobs in accordance with the client's expectations from the quotation stage to final billing and successfully conveying any service difficulties.
  • Maximizing the gross profit through supplier base negotiations.
  • Making proactive contact with current clients to keep up with relationships.


  • Experience with export sea freight operations.
  • Great experience in customer service
  • Confident communication abilities
  • Effective organising abilities
  • Excellent detail-orientedness
  • Capable at meeting deadlines and handling stress
  • Problem-solver and quick thinker
  • A self-driven and energetic personality
  • Capability of supporting and working with a team

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