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Shipping Officer/Manager – Freight Management

Our client is a multinational corporation (MNC) and a leader in the supply chain and food industry. As part of their commitment to ensuring smooth and efficient freight management, they are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Shipping Officer/Manager to join their logistics team.

Responsibilities:

  •  Manage the full scope of freight management, from contract negotiation to delivery, ensuring timely and cost-effective transportation of goods
  • Coordinate with various stakeholders, including suppliers, customers, and internal teams, to ensure seamless shipping processes
  • Prepare, review, and maintain all shipping documentation, including bills of lading, commercial invoices, packing lists, and certificates of origin
  • Ensure compliance with international trade regulations and Incoterms
  • Handle letter of credit (LC) documentation and liaise with banks and customers to facilitate smooth transactions
  • Monitor and track shipments, ensuring timely delivery and resolving any issues that may arise, such as damaged containers
  • Communicate proactively with clients, providing regular updates on shipment status and addressing any concerns or queries
  • Negotiate favorable shipping rates and contracts with carriers and freight forwarders
  • Optimize shipping routes and modes to minimize costs and transit times
  • Maintain accurate records and generate reports on shipping activities and performance metrics
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, regulations, and best practices in freight management

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in ocean freight shipping, with a strong understanding of international trade practices
  • In-depth knowledge of Incoterms, letter of credit (LC) procedures, and shipping documentation
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Cantonese, both written and verbal, are essential for effective communication with clients and stakeholders
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to handle complex shipping challenges and resolve issues efficiently
  • Proficient in using shipping software, such as Cargowise, and Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills to manage multiple shipments simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work outside of regular business hours when necessary to coordinate with international parties

Interested candidates, please send your CV through Apply Now or to the email address shown in the company overview. For more suitable opportunities in your specialised industry, please visit our website at www.lauriswalton.com. 

Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Hong Kong

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