08-10 October 2024
Antwerp expo
Belgium

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Fracht Polytra

Senior Freight Forwarder Africa

As a Senior Freight Forwarder in a dynamic team of 6, you'll handle transport orders, primarily focusing on export and cross trade. Your responsibilities include end-to-end file management, bookings, invoicing, quotations, and tenders. You serve as the customer's first point of contact, managing shipping files, ensuring accurate data, and coordinating with customers, agents, transporters, shipping companies, and authorities. Desired profile: Bachelor/Master degree or equivalent experience, proactive, punctual, accurate team player with problem-solving skills, customer-oriented, proficient in MS Office and computer programs, fluent in Dutch and English (spoken and written), and a good basic knowledge of French. The place of employment is Antwerp, offering brand new offices on the 15th floor with a beautiful city view, easily accessible by public transport (near Berchem station) and providing parking for commuters.

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You will be part of a dynamic team of 6 people and process transport orders received. As forwarder you will be responsible for the operational and administrative follow-up of shipments. Primarily export or cross trade with foreign agents. You are responsible for the complete handling of your file from A to Z. Booking and invoicing of shipments is also part of the tasks, as well as drawing up quotations and completing tenders if necessary.

This includes:
• You are the first point of contact for the customer.
• You handle shipping files from A to Z
• You check the data provided by the customer and if necessary request data.
• You are responsible for the correct processing of orders in the company’s own shipping package.
• You have contact with customers – agents – transporters – shipping companies – authorities