Posted 3 months ago

Junior Freight Forwarder

Gothenburg, Sweden

Junior Freight Forwarder

We are looking for a Junior Freight Forwarder for our office in Gothenburg, Sweden. We are offering a bright future in a European company that has been in logistics for 50+ years where you will be given the opportunity to grow in a new, small and respectful team.

Full training will be provided on using our in-house systems.

Job responsibilities

  • Proactively communicate with clients on status of their shipments, as well as actively maintain and escalate communication with steamship lines and truckers
  • Managing and improving warehouse and operational policies and procedures
  • Managing, analyzing and driving operational results
  • Drive profitable labor, productivity, performance and operating budgets
  • Research and select various vendors/agents and arrange timely ground transportation delivery
  • Ensuring our customers are provided a fast, efficient, and excellent implementation
  • Preparing and distributing shipping documentation for each shipment (e.g.: Shipping Notifications, Proforma/Commercial Invoices, Import/Export required documents)
  • Your areas of responsibilities will be supporting the company’s business
    development across Europe together with the Country Manager in Sweden
  • You arrange the shipments of the goods with our partner carriers and take care of the documental flow as well
  • Troubleshoot customer’s inquiries
  • Other ad-hoc projects as requested by management
  • You assist the operations in all daily operational tasks and questions
  • Recommend new processes or systems for improvement, implement new ideas and strategies

Required qualification

  • Good knowledge of Swedish and English, both written and spoken
  • Proficient with Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Detail-oriented and strong follow-up skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively

Soft skills

  • Team player who can also work independently
  • A natural drive and a lot of energy
  • Thrive on providing excellent customer service, working as part of a team, and finding and recommending creative solutions to common problems.


  • Competitive

Job Features

Job CategoryClerical/Administrative

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Freight People is Maurice Ward Group’s official recruitment partner, focused on the freight forwarding, logistics and supply chain market. Please visit their page for more information https://www.freightpeople.eu

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