Export Controller (MANDARIN SPEAKER)



Kerry Kopp Recruitment

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Date posted:

Sunday, September 25, 2022


Durban, South Africa

To effectively manage & control the movement of cargo from the designated origin to the prescribed destination.
Minimum 3 years working experience in Freight Forwarding industry
Minimum 3 years administrative experience
High level of computer literacy in MS Office Suite Excellent verbal and written communication High level of numeracy
Excellent interpersonal skills Focus on customer requirements.


Receiving Cargo
  • Monitor Trucks on route – always be proactive by chasing up overdue trucks and elevate long overdue vehicles to management.
  • Ensure that Goods Received Notes (GRN’s) are received from the warehouse within the standard 24-hour period – if not received timeously raise the specific instances with management.
  • Check that the details captured on the GRN are as per the details on the attached documentation from the Supplier – be proactive & investigate & report on discrepancies.
  • If bonded, ensure that all relevant customs documentation is attached to the GRN – ensure that all discrepancies are investigated & resolved upon cargo receipt.
  • Ensure that Arrival reports are sent through to the customer within 24 hours of arrival into the warehouse.
  • Update stock reports from the GRN details and report to the client in the pre-determined format & time-frame.

Shipping Instructions

  • Ensure that SI’s are received from the customer (in writing) within the specified time period. Always be proactive by discussing any & all queries with the client immediately upon receipt of same – elevate serious queries/concerns to management.
  • Open File on BOS
  • Send a BFW SI through to as soon as customer SI is received – make constant follow-ups with Intermodal and/or other service providers to ensure that all is going to plan – make personal cargo inspections so as you know what the cargo looks like and exactly where it is stored – discuss progress with the warehouse operational staff.
  • Ensure that all customs documentation is lodged and released prior to containers leaving depot.
  • Track the progress of the container collection, packing, rail/Road and in stack confirmation – ensure client is constantly updated & informed on the status of their cargo/shipments.
  • Ensure that all required documentation is received within specified time frame– raise specific delays to management.
  • Ensure that the customer is constantly updated on the progress of their cargo/shipment within the pre-determined formats and time-frames.

  • Advise customer once SOB confirmation is received – within 24 working hours of vessel sailing.
  • Raise all Debtors Invoices within 24 hours of Durban stack confirmation& send invoices and supporting documents to Customer within 72 working hours (or sooner).
  • Capture all Creditors Invoices within 48 working hours from receipt – raise/discuss queries with management and/or accounts dept.
  • Ensure reports are updated and sent to the customer in the specified time.


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