Freight Forwarder, Ocean Export - DSV, Boksburg

  • Boksburg
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Import & Export
  • Posted by DSV on Thursday, January 9, 2020
  • Reference: 24765
  • Apply before Monday, March 9, 2020 - 18 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: DSV

Main purpose of the role

Manage and co-ordinate client specific exports via ocean freight. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Export cargo within metrics

Shipment invoicing

Formalize all customs procedures



Client communication

Hazardous shipments

Breakbulk shipments


Groupage containers

Maintaining warehouse registers

Tracking updates

Additional job information

The individual must be a team player; be well-presented and organized, be deadline-driven and have the ability to operate under pressure and deliver results. Positive attitude and willing to learn.

Candidate Requirements

Minimum Requirements

Intermediate computer literacy level in MSWord, Excel, Power point, Internet and outlook, Cargo Wise and added advantage

Own Vehicle

Ability to work extended hours when required

Ability to travel when required

Grade 12

 Job related requirements

At least 5 years’ experience in ocean freight exports

Comprehensive knowledge of the logistics industry

In-depth knowledge of Incoterms and customs requirements

Client communication skills

Knowledge in container / shipment planning and coordinating

Person must be organized and be able to manage a desk

Admin skills required to do reports and analysis

Self-Motivated and deadline driven

Able to work under pressure when required

Team player with positive attitude

 Added Advantages for this role:

Strong organizational skills.

The ability to handle and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously is critical.

Must have demonstrated the ability to plan and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.

A practical problem-solving orientation is essential to optimize and leverage budget and time pressures without compromising the quality and success of work submitted.

A group – orientation is critical. Must be able to work in a multi- functional, matrix team structure and knows how to support and leverage others to achieve work deadlines.

Excellent communication, negotiation and networking skills are required to drive and keep track of progress against agreed deliverables and deadlines

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About DSV

We want to be a leading global supplier, fulfilling the customer needs for transport and logistics services, targeting extensive growth and being among the most profitable in our industry. This way we are able to set the pace and direction of our own development while being an attractive business partner.


Truly global
We’ll give you 43,000 colleagues in 80 countries all over the world. We’re a global family.

We’ll encourage you to act as if DSV was your own business. Our local branches work very autonomously and decisions are made close to the customer. This is what makes us unique, agile, and strong.

You’ll join a group of highly dedicated people who strive to improve every day. If you like a challenge and a constantly changing environment then join us.

Our DSV academy will give you access to knowledge and training which will allow you to grow and influence the path of your career. We want you to realise your potential and reach your career goals.

We grow together
You’ll be part of a genuinely fast-growing company. We started our journey in 1976, and since then we have expanded our market share immensely. But we have only just begun – the most exciting time to join DSV is now!

Glocal career development
You’ll have access to a massive network of possibilities. We build inspiring careers locally and internationally.

Informal environment
You’ll be part of a dynamic and informal environment, where people speak their minds. This allows us to move fast, stay ahead and face challenges head-on. This is the DSV way.

We’ll empower you to make a difference. We believe that people do great things, when they are given the opportunity and support they need to succeed. We trust in people.

We have a number of different divisions within South Africa with various areas of specialisation : DSV Healthcare, DSV Mounties, DSV Distribution, DSV Contract Logistics, DSV Road, DSV Air & Sea