Freight Forwarding Executive

  • Interway Transport Sdn. Bhd.
  • 17 Mar, 2017
Full time Executive Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • investigating and planning the most appropriate route for a shipment, taking into account the perishable or hazardous 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;
  • 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;
  • offering tailored IT solutions and electronic data interchange (EDI) connections;
  • arranging payment of freight and other charges or collection of payment on behalf of the client;
  • utilizing e-commerce, internet technology and satellite systems to enable real-time tracking of goods;
  • arranging air transport for urgent and high-value freight and managing the risk door-to-door;
  • acting as broker in customs negotiations worldwide to guide the freight efficiently through complex procedures;
  • dealing with special arrangements for transporting delicate cargoes, such as livestock, food and medical supplies;
  • arranging courier and specialist hand-carry services;
  • maintaining communication and control through all phases of the journey, including the production of management reports and statistical and unit-cost analysis;
  • maintaining current knowledge of relevant legislation, political situations and other factors that could affect the movement of freight.

Job Requirements

- Must have a working experience of at least 3-4 years in the field of logistics

- Recommended for candidates to possess a Degree in:

  • accounting/finance;
  • business/management;
  • economics;
  • supply chain management;
  • transport/distribution/logistics

Skill Level

Executive

Salary Range

RM2000 - RM4000