Shipping Controller

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Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities


Receive and verify the documentation to ensure it is in line with the shipping requests and legal responsibility.
Manage the bookings and instructions for the vessels.
Arranging of payments.
Ensure the shipping schedule is as per the company’s policy.
Monitor the cargo.
Preparation of export and import documentation.
Planning, handling, and controlling the shipments.
Customs compliant import and export entries and the submission thereof to customs and monitoring.
Confirm the dispatch and arrival of cargo and arrange the relevant details with the clients.
Update ATA’s.
Issue customs and the shipping documents.
Registering, updating, and completing of all files.
Compiling of shipment charges.
Ensure shipments are in budget.
Coordinating with agents.
Build and maintain client relationships.
Reporting of the shipment statuses.
Processing and submitting of documentation.
Ensure supplier invoices are in line with the price lists.


+2 years relevant experience.
An understanding of INCO terms.
Fluent in English and Afrikaans.
Time management skills.
Ability to work under pressure and multitask.
Must have excellent excel skills.