Freight Forwarder
 
JOB TITLE: Freight Forwarder
EMPLOYER: LV Caspian Ltd DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2019-03-28 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2019-04-27

Job Title : Freight Forwarder
Job type : Full Time
Location : Baku, Azerbaijan

LV Caspian Ltd is part of LV Shipping and Transport Group - an internationally recognized freight forwarder operating worldwide due to growth of the company is currently looking for enthusiastic Freight Forwarder to start a new role managing and developing International Business.

Roles and Responsibilities

- investigating and planning the most appropriate route for a shipment, taking into account the nature of goods, cost, transit time and security;
- arranging appropriate packing, taking into account the climate, terrain, weight, cost and nature of goods and also the delivery and warehousing of goods at their final destination;
- negotiating contracts, transportation and handling costs, preparing sales quotations.
- obtaining, checking and preparing documentation to meet customs and insurance requirements, packing specifications, and compliance with other countries' regulations and fiscal regimes;
- offering consolidation services by air, sea and road, ensuring cost-effective and secure solutions to small shippers who have insufficient cargo to require their own dedicated units;
- arranging insurance and assisting the client in the event of a claim;
- arranging air transport for urgent and high-value freight and managing the risk door-to-door, courier and specialist hand-carry services;
- acting as broker in customs negotiations worldwide to guide the freight efficiently through complex procedures;
- maintaining communication and control through all phases of the journey, including the production of management reports and statistical and unit-cost analysis, updating company’s ERP system;
- maintaining current knowledge of relevant legislation, political situations and other factors that could affect the movement of freight.

Qualifications

- University degree in Economics, International Trade, or International Economic Affairs
- Proficient knowledge of MS Office (Word and Excel) and ability to work with ERP systems
- Advanced knowledge of spoken and written English, Azerbaijan, Turkish, and Russian
- Strong ability to work in a calm manner whilst under pressure both individually and in the team
- Background in a variety of freight modes (most typically road, ocean, and air freight)
- Good telephone manner, negotiation and communication skills.

Working Conditions

Office environment
8-hour working day (09:00 – 18:00), Monday to Friday
Lunch break: 12:00 – 13:00 or 13:00 – 14:00
Being “on call” out of office ours is important

Remuneration

Up to 1,500.00 AZN net per month depending on qualifications and experience.

How to apply

Please, send your CV by e-mail to: arzu.astanova@lvshipping.com

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