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Freight Shipping Planner 


CLdN is a leading provider of integrated quay-to-quay and door-to-door logistics solutions. Founded in 1929, CLdN ensures reliable, cost-effective transport that links the major economic areas of Europe. With 30 ships and more than 200 sailings a week, CLdN provides shortsea connections between the European continent, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Iberia and Scandinavia and offers the lowest CO2 footprint of all Western European RoRo operators. CLdN’s cargo and multimodal services have a Europe-wide reach using CLdN’s extensive network of ships, terminals and equipment. CLdN’s 3,000 employees ensure that it fulfills its mission: to excel as an integrated provider of maritime links.   


Within this challenging role, you will you will process cargo bookings and plan all the different types of export cargo on each vessel.


Your role

  • To liaise with customers via telephone, C-web and e-mail giving them up-to-date information on their cargo.

  • Processing all custom clearances required and updating lists for invoicing.

  • Ensure that the vessels are utilised to full capacity.

  • Collating various manifests for each vessel within the fleet.

  • Liaising with Port Authorities/Regulatory Authorities/HMRC.

  • Monitoring customs holds and assist in getting them cleared for shipment.

  • Liaising with port and terminal staff to ensure smooth and efficient running of the vessel and terminal operations.

  • Using Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook systems.

  • Carry out any duties and tasks as directed by the Route Manager.

This role requires you to work a shift pattern, working between 0600-0600 hours Monday to Sunday (24-hour operation) on a roster basis.

Your profile                                                                          

  • Have knowledge of customs processes import and export.

  • Preferably have knowledge of the Destin8 system. 

  • Have experience within shipping

  • Be able to work well under pressure, meeting deadlines

  • Have a high degree of flexibility 

  • Be able to work on their own initiative

  • Good communication skills, customer services skills and IT skills

  • Ability to multi-task is essential. 

Our offer 

  • Competitive Salary

  • Company Pension Scheme 

  • Life Assurance Cover 



Are you interested in learning more about this position or do you want to apply? 

Do not hesitate to send your CV with a cover letter to with reference “Freight Shipping Planner”.


The closing date for applications will be Monday 8th July, 2024