Freight Forwarder (Operations Role)

Friendly company culture within this growing & thriving Aussie owned business, Ongoing support, training and internal opportunities available, Free onsite parking & convenient Tullamarine location + Perks.

About Us:

KTL Australia is an Australian owned freight forwarding company based in Tullamarine that provides international air, sea, rail, and road transport solutions, as well as customs clearance services to a wide variety of customers across all industries. KTL is now seeking someone with great experience in the Freight Forwarding industry, to join us on a Full-Time basis in our Operations team.

Reporting to the Operations Team Leader, you will be responsible for coordinating import & export shipments from start to finish as well as assisting with general day to day operations. This includes liaising with a range of service providers such as customs agents, shipping lines, transport companies & overseas offices.


About the Role:

The successful candidate will have the knowledge & ability to pick up the role quickly, whilst being able to adapt to working in a small collaborative team.

Key deliverables of the role are;

  • Organising shipping and delivery
  • Finding, negotiating and securing internal shipping rates
  • Maintaining and updating the shipping rates database on an as-required basis
  • Handling incoming emails and phone calls in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure record-keeping practices are accurate, effective and controllable


About You:

We are seeking a self-motivated, reliable team player who has proven relevant experience within the Freight Forward Industry. The successful candidate may be seeking a change and possess a desire to grow with their business and make the role their own.

You will also possess;

  • 3 + years experience in the Freight Forwarding industry;
  • Experience using EDI Enterprise/Cargowise
  • Exceptional attention to detail;
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Excel);
  • Ability to build strong relationships with all stakeholders;
  • Strong time management and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Dedication, reliability, a strong work ethic and positive attitude.


If you feel like this role may be well suited to you then please do not hesitate to apply today as we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis.   

22/06/2020 $0 Northern Suburbs 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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