Career Harvest

Shipping Co-ordinator

Undertake export logistics, execution of shipping services, stevedores, and compliance documentation activities for in/out-bound shipping activities.

Tasks

  • Manage key relationships and negotiate freight rates with shipping merchants and traders
  • Execute stevedoring activities
  • Supervise loading and unloading of shipping vessels
  • Coordinate functional logistics staff internally to facilitate land based freight movements, both inbound and outbound from port
  • Ensure compliance of all documentation regarding shipping
  • Manage documentation staff and requirements
  • Monitor shipping business plan and its impact on long term strategy

Personal Requirements

  • communication skills
  • organisational skills
  • supervisory skills
  • work alone or as part of a team
  • negotiation skills
  • problem solving skills

Qualifications

Most universities offer degrees in business or commerce; some universities offer a degree in agribusiness which focuses on agricultural product trade.

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