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Freight Forwarder Jobs
Freight forwarder jobs are responsible for selecting safe routes and carriers, booking transport cargo space, dealing with transport rates, insurance and schedules. Freight forwarder jobs will also make calculations by weight, volume and cost, using a computer to input freight details and routes. Most freight forwarder jobs will also be responsible for preparing quotations and invoices and communicating with carriers and clients by letter, phone, fax and email.
Freight forwarder jobs would normally work office hours, from Monday to Friday, but may work some weekends or shifts. Freight forwarder offices are usually light, airy and well equipped with computers and other office equipment.
A trainee freight forwarder jobs can earn around £9,000 a year. Senior freight forwarder jobs can earn around £30,000 a year.
Experience and skills of a Freight Forwarder
Freight forwarder jobs needs a clear speaking voice, good spoken and written communication skills, good numerical skills, the ability to pay attention to detail, good computer skills and to be interested in geography.
More than 3,000 companies operate as freight forwarders in the UK, employing around 50,000 freight forwarder people. These include local, national and international firms.
The qualifications needed to begin training for a freight forwarder jobs post vary between employers. Some require there freight forwarder jobs to have GCSEs/S grades (A-C/1-3), but many people join with A levels/H grades and, increasingly, have a relevant diploma or degree.
It is also possible to undertake a Freight Forwarder Apprenticeship in International Trade and Services. There is no upper age limit for a freight forwarder jobs. Previous commercial or related experience is advantageous.
Freight forwarder jobs may work towards NVQs/SVQs, or qualifications from the British International Freight Association or The Institute of Export.
Promotion for freight forwarder jobs are possible to supervisory or managerial roles. There may be opportunities for a freight forwarder jobs to work overseas.
Contact the Freight & Logistics Division Team
Email the Freight & Logistics Division at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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