SHIPPING COORDINATOR

Location: Cape Town

Our Cape Town Client is looking for an experienced Shipping Coordinator to join their team.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Bookings for all trades
  • Knowledge of reefers and dry cargoes.
  • Updating of vessels and voyages/stack dates into system on a daily basis.
  • Daily updating of EDI.
  • Client rate follow ups on a daily basis.
  • Application for acceptance of hazardous cargo/special equipment and stowage requests
  • Application for detention and demurrage requests
  • Updating of export client stats for all trades
  • Export CSR’s for all shipments to be done and approved prior vessel ETD
  • For all freight collect shipments – send email to respective POD.
  • TDR Reports.
  • Monthly allocation report for all trades
  • Sailing schedules forwarded to import/export clients including all major C&F agents.
  • Negotiate and quote freight rates upon approval and send to clients when required.
  • Assist both import and export clients with queries and transshipment details on both import/export legs.
  • Submitting surveys for new trades.
  • Advise clients of all new increases of rates/BAF/surcharges, etc
  • Attend annual Marketing Conference as required.
  • General record keeping and filing

 

Requirements:

 

  • Matric
  • Relevant shipping course, diploma or degree will be beneficial.
  • At least 3 years expericne in a similar role
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of restrictions at various ports and commodities.

Please note: shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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