Crafting the Perfect Job Description for Freight Forwarders

January 31, 2024
Crafting the Perfect Job Description for Freight Forwarders

Freight Forwarder

Do you have excellent organizational skills and experience in the freight forwarding industry? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your skills to help a growing company succeed? If so, ExampleCorp in Los Angeles, CA, is looking for a Freight Forwarder to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating and organizing the transportation of our products from our manufacturing facility to our customers. You will need to be well-versed in the regulations and procedures for shipping products domestically and internationally. Additionally, you will need to be able to negotiate shipping rates with vendors and track shipments to ensure they are delivered on time. If you are a detail-oriented individual with excellent communication and organizational skills, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities

The following areas of focus will be central to your role in this position:

  • Scheduling transportation for goods and materials to and from ExampleCorp.
  • communicating with clients, vendors, and other agencies to coordinate shipments.
  • estimating shipping costs and preparing quotations for clients.
  • Tracking shipments and updating clients on estimated arrival times.
  • Identifying opportunities for cost savings and process improvements.
  • Ensuring that shipments comply with customs regulations.

Qualifications and Skills

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following attributes:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, logistics, or a related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in freight forwarding or a related field
  • Working knowledge of global trade routes, regulations, and documentation
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and logistics software
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines

If you are excited about this field and feel like you could thrive on our team, we encourage you to apply even if you do not meet every requirement listed.


As a valued member of our team, you will have access to the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Strong reputation in the industry.
  • Comprehensive training program to help new employees learn the business.
  • Modern, efficient facility and uses the latest technology.
  • Located in a convenient location with easy access to major transportation routes.
  • Wide range of products and services, allowing employees to work with a variety of clients.
  • Stable company with a long history of success.

About ExampleCorp

ExampleCorp is a dynamic and innovative company that values creativity, collaboration, and excellence. We offer a supportive work environment and opportunities for growth. Our diverse team is made up of talented and passionate individuals who drive results and make a positive impact. If you're ready to join a company that shapes the future, apply to ExampleCorp today.

Are you interested in this position? Please apply via our Partner HiPeople by clicking the link below. We do not require a CV. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

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