Freight Forwarding Import Clerk | Fresh Produce | Ashford

England, Kent, Ashford
£22000 - £28000 per annum
Closing date
2 Feb 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Supply Chain & Logistics
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Freight Forwarding Import Clerk | Fresh Produce | Ashford

Salary - £22,000 - £28,000 dependent on experience

About our client:-
Our client is a very successful and highly regarded Fresh Produce business. They have been established for a long time and are one of the industry leaders in their category.

About the job:-
This role is a key part of the business and ensures that their produce enters the UK as efficiently as possible. You will be one of the key points of contact with the freight and clearing agents in the UK, ensuring as smooth a process as possible. You will be responsible for tracking vessels and ensuring all goods are forwarded correctly. Given that they work with Fresh Produce, you will need to understand the various clearance requirements, utilising CNS, Datafreight as well as the DEFRA (PEACH) systems.

The Ideal Candidate:-
You will need to have some experience of dealing with imports clearance (ideally good knowledge of sea freight) as well as the onward forwarding requirements as well. Experience of moving Fresh Produce is a definite benefit but not essential. You will be a key point of contact to a number of departments so good communication skills are a must. Given the fluid situation at the moment, you will need to be able to work well independently.

How to apply:-
If this sounds like you, please apply via the link. Alternatively, for a confidential chat about the role, please contact Morten Andresen on 01780 480530 or


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Contact Us
  • Acanthus House
  • 10a Belton Street
  • Stamford
  • PE9 2EF
  • GB
  • 01780 480530
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