DSV – Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world’s 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers’ entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.
Location: Air & Sea – Alberton
Job Posting Title: Freight Forwarder – Onsite
Basic computer literacy skills in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook
Valid and endorsed code 08 license, own transport
Import/Export and/or commercial experience within the Freight Forwarding Industry of no less than three years
Fluent in English and Afrikaans
Strong interpersonal and motivational skills
Excellent administration and communication skills
Ability to liaise with clients and colleagues at all levels
Punctuality and time management are essential elements of this position
Disposition to be accurate and pay attention to detail
Ability to work flexible hours
Must be able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment/technology
Flexibility in terms of job functions
Ability to work under pressure
Client empathy and ability to liaise effective at Strategic, Tactical and Operational levels
Ability to identify problems regarding workflow on systems
Ability to work in an organized fashion
Successful candidates will be required to undergo profile evaluation
Added Advantages for this role
Experience in a procurement environment
PSS course or relevant tertiary qualification in sales and customer service
Self motivated and ability to work without supervision
Toastmasters/public speaking skills
Main purpose of the role
You will be required to work on selected clients premises and to run the client specific shipping processes identified, resolve operational issues and handle all account queries.
Duties and Responsibilities
The daily running of specified clients shipping processes/supply chain
Variety of responsibilities, which will cover all aspects of international and domestic freight movement. Includes the logistical co-ordination of all internationally purchased products.
Supplier management is essential to esnure consistent lead times
Emphasis on order tracking and tracing and indent monitoring
All customer related activities, tariff, accounts, permits, quotes and costings
Reconciling and management of the DSV account to ensure payment
Individual must be able to work independently and manage themselves.
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