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Shipping & Logistics Specialist

Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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Job Description

Position: Shipping & Logistics Specialist

Date posted: 2023-08-20

Industry: Freight Forwarding

Employment type: Full Time

Experience: 3 years

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree holder

Salary: AED 5000 to 10000

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Company: Confidential


We ae hiring for the role of Shipping & Logistics Specialist – fright forward specialist

Role and Responsibilities: As a Freight Forwarding Specialist, you’ll play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth movement of goods across borders.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborating with clients, carriers, and customs officials to coordinate international shipments.
  • Preparing and managing shipping documentation, including bills of lading and customs declarations.
  • Selecting the best transportation modes and routes to optimize delivery timelines and costs.
  • Monitoring shipments and addressing any potential delays or issues proactively.
  • Analyzing market trends and rates to secure the most competitive pricing for clients.
  • Providing exceptional customer service by keeping clients informed at every stage of the process.


  • 3+ years of Dubai experience in freight forwarding or related logistics roles.
  • Proficiency in customs regulations, documentation, and international trade.


Technical Skills:

  • Customs Regulations: In-depth knowledge of international customs regulations, import/export documentation, and compliance requirements.
  • Shipping Documentation: Proficiency in preparing and managing shipping documents, bills of lading, commercial invoices, and customs declarations.
  • Transportation Modes: Understanding of different transportation modes (air, sea, road, rail) and their associated logistics processes.
  • Logistics Software: Experience using logistics software and tools for shipment tracking, route optimization, and documentation management.
  • Negotiation Skills: Ability to negotiate favorable terms with carriers, freight forwarders, and suppliers to ensure cost-effective shipments.

Soft Skills:

  • Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills to interact with clients, carriers, customs officials, and internal teams.
  • Problem-Solving: Skill in addressing challenges that arise during shipping, such as delays, documentation discrepancies, and route changes.
  • Attention to Detail: Keen eye for accuracy in preparing documentation, recording shipment details, and ensuring compliance.
  • Time Management: Efficiently manage multiple shipments, deadlines, and prioritize tasks to ensure timely deliveries.
  • Customer Service: Dedication to providing exceptional customer service, keeping clients informed, and addressing inquiries promptly.
  • Adaptability: Ability to adapt to changing regulations, market conditions, and client needs in the fast-paced logistics industry.
  • Analytical Thinking: Capacity to analyze shipping options, costs, and routes to make informed decisions.
  • Team Collaboration: Collaborate effectively with internal teams, clients, carriers, and partners to achieve seamless operations
Salary: 5000 - 10000 AED
Otherpay: Benefits
Education: Degree, Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time
Contact Information
Name: Lloyd Adi

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