European Logistics Solutions

European Logistics Solutions

Full Time Ipswich

Hemisphere is looking for someone to make a difference. Are you up for it?

Due to demand and a focus on the changes with Brexit and the additional needs for customs, Hemisphere are expanding its European department to be able to handle increased operations and have the ability to handle customs formalities or any nature within the European team.

 

 

The role will involve:

Along with having a proactive approach to problem solving and opportunities, we expect this role to involve the following;

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  • Creating quotations for our clients both UK customers and overseas agents in all modes FTL or LTL, be it import or export
  • Successfully converting quotes into bookings
  • Carrying out and logging quote follow ups
  • Proactively seeking new opportunities
  • Rate management
  • Ensuring all data related to quotations are input into our internal CRM system
  • Assist in the constant development of our systems regarding pricing
  • Seamlessly passing converted jobs to our operational teams
  • Working alongside our European Manager for pricing and solutions on larger projects
  • Building and maintaining client, agents and; supplier relations
  • Operational cover as and when required, training to be given
  • Customer visits as and when required

You will need to have:

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  • European operational experience
  • Knowledge of customs process and requirements
  • Competence in handling/submitting additional customs documentation, certificates or licences
  • Knowledge of Tariffs
  • Handling of customs for freight movements involving EU/EFTA countries and understanding of proposed new procedures since Brexit
  • Understanding of AEO Procedures
  • General Customs Compliance
  • Understanding of Inco Terms
  • Additional declarations for specific destinations and origins
  • High Level of Customer service skills
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good problem-solving skills

What you’ll get as part of our team

The value in looking after your employees has never been more apparent. We make sure our team members enjoy both fulfilling careers and a nurturing workplace.

  • Regular social events, including meals, parties and days out

  • Individual Staff development plans

  • Optional fitness and bootcamp sessions to keep teams safe and healthy and discounted Gym Membership with FTC Gym

  • Supporting Inspire Suffolk with fundraising and work placements for young people

  • Company schemes to benefit local communities, helping everyone around us

  • After three years of working with us, you can benefit from AXA Private Medical Insurance and a loyalty bonus scheme

Our Company Values

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  • Building open and trusting partnerships with our Clients, Partners, Suppliers and Colleagues
  • We need to show clients and Partners that there is value in our service and rate isn’t the only consideration. Go the extra mile. (be available, reply quickly, understand their needs)
  • We can always find a Solution! Yes, it may cost more, but we should always offer a solution to our clients, no matter how challenging.
  • We need to be proactive and consider solutions based on all their requirements (ready date, required delivery date, admin requirements, and budget.) Provide more than one option.
  • Take pride and care in what we do and services which we offer.
  • Celebrate our successes and our client’s successes.
  • Culture of continuous improvement. The Best practices now aren’t always the best practices for the future.
  • If we have a problem, we find a solution as a team in a positive manner (no blame culture)
  • Work as a team and look after one another.

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We’d love to hear from you, so please apply with your CV and covering letter to be considered for this exciting role!











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