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Ocean Freight Forwarder

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The Ocean Freight Forwarder plays a pivotal role in coordinating and facilitating the efficient movement of ocean cargo for our clients. This role involves managing the end-to-end logistics process, collaborating with carriers, ensuring compliance with regulations, and delivering exceptional customer service.


  • Coordinate and manage ocean freight shipments from booking to delivery.
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders to ensure timely and accurate shipments.
  • Prepare and manage all required shipping documentation, including bills of lading, customs declarations, and certificates of origin.
  • Ensure compliance with international trade regulations and customs requirements.
  • Verify accuracy of shipping documents to prevent delays and errors.
  • Maintain strong relationships with carriers to ensure smooth operations and resolve issues.
  • Provide proactive communication to clients regarding shipment status, delays, and any relevant updates.
  • Address client inquiries, offer solutions, and provide excellent customer service.
  • Coordinate transportation modes, including trucking and intermodal logistics.
  • Identify and address any issues or disruptions that arise during the shipping process.
  • Work swiftly to resolve problems, mitigate risks, and maintain service excellence.
  • Analyze shipping routes and costs to negotiate competitive rates with carriers.
  • Optimize cost-effectiveness while meeting client requirements.
  • Maintain accurate records of shipments, costs, and performance metrics.


  • Previous experience in ocean freight forwarding, shipping, or logistics.
  • Strong understanding of international trade regulations and customs procedures.
  • Proficiency in using freight management software and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and the capacity to work under pressure.

Fulltime, permanent

Competitive Package 

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact Nicola Murphy on 021 233 9200 / nicola@logiskills.ie