Multi-Modal Freight Forwarder - VR/28328

Status: Permanent
Location: Dyce, Aberdeen
Rate: Available Upon Request

An exciting opportunity to join an industry leading business in oil and gas freight forwarding as a Multi-Modal Freight Forwarder.


As a Multi-Modal Freight Forwarder you will be responsible for arranging shipments via air, courier, land, and sea for both small and large shipments.


Duties and Responsibilities include

  • Running and holding clients live job files, and keeping clients updated on movement status.
  • Preparing and processing quotations for all types of multi-modal shipments, including imports, exports, and domestic movements.
  • Preparing and processing HMRC declarations accurately via both the CDS and CHIEF systems.
  • Managing and completing the organisation of import collections and export deliveries.
  • Managing and completing the organisation of domestic/UK collections and deliveries – usually by road.
  • Preparing quotations and budget pricing for various clients, over all types of multi-modal transportation modes – imports, exports, and occasionally UK domestic transportation.
  • Customs Control Checks of documentation – checking of manifests for status or any errors.
  • Supporting the Freight Forwarding and Customs Manager with MSS reviews, Bill of Discharge reviews etc.
  • Data inputting, creating, and updating reports on various spreadsheet formats, plus uploading of documentation and customs entries.
  • Completing sales invoicing collation and processing for single files and assisting on input for monthly bulk invoicing.
  • Assisting in the mentoring and training of other freight and customs operational staff in certain functions/elements.
  • Supporting the businesses Freight Forwarding and Customs Manager with file, quality, compliance and AEO checks.


This opportunity is well-suited to applicants with the following skills, experience, and attributes:

  • Significant experience in a similar role and preparing and processing HMRC declaration.
  • Experience as a multi-modal Freight Forwarder.
  • High attention to detail and working to certain timelines and deadlines.
  • Experience of completing all job file administration in a professional and timely manner from opening a job file to issuing the final sales invoice against the file.
  • Requires an extremely high attention to detail, positive attitude and mindset, considerable interaction with clients (via email and telephone and occasionally in-person), suppliers/vendors, plus interaction with the businesses freight forwarding and customs team.
  • Requires strong organisation and time management skills coupled with excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience in using the Multifreight operating system would be advantageous, however this is not essential.


Please note: The successful candidate is required to be part of an on-call rota.


TMM Recruitment INDSCC 

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