ESTIMATES CLERK

Posted 3 years ago

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Matric
  • 1 year Import or Export related qualification at NQF level 3 and 4.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Have specialist knowledge of freight forwarding and clearing documents, procedures and practices gained through at least 5 years related experience in a shipment controlling capacity.
  • Must have experience on Road Freight Pricing and Cross Trade experience.
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of sales and marketing principles.
  • Have a good knowledge of international trade principles.
  • Have knowledge of the local trading market, inco terms.
  • Have understanding of tariff calculation concepts.

ADVANTAGEOUS ATTRIBUTES:

  • Customer service orientation – Able to handle a demanding customer and sales environment.
  • Good problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • The ability to work independently and handle pressure.
  • Dynamic self-starter that doesn’t need to be told what to do and how to do it.
  • Can communicate within the team and contribute to the overall success of the team.
  • Adaptable as this is a constantly changing environment.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Plan freight movement.
  • Cost freight movement, prepare estimates for both new, current business for sales, servicing and

Sea freight Import and Exports.

  • Process administration related to the shipment file.
  • Record and reporting on sales estimates.
  • Negotiate third party rates and keep CRM updated.
  • Comply with the requirements of the quality management system.

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