Freight Forwarder, Ocean Export, Air & Sea

DSV – Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world’s 3rd largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers’ entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at 

Location: Kempton Park 
Job Posting Title: Freight Fowarder, Ocean Export, Air & Sea 

Time Type: Full Time 

Main Purpose of The Role:

Manage and co-ordinate client specific exports via ocean freight.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in ocean freight
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the logistics industry
  • In-depth knowledge of Incoterms and customs requirements
  • Client communication skills
  • Knowledge in container / shipment planning and co-ordinating
  • Person must be organized and be able to manage a desk
  • Admin skills required to do reports and analysis
  • Self-Motivated and deadline driven
  • Able to work under pressure when required
  • Team player with positive attitude

Duties and responsibilities

  • Export cargo within metrics
  • Shipment invoicing
  • Formalize all customs procedures
  • Estimates
  • Arrange Collections
  • Client communication
  • Process export of Hazardous shipments as per regulations
  • Manage Breakbulk shipments
  • FCL / LCL
  • Groupage containers
  • Maintaining warehouse registers
  • Tracking updates

Excellent communication, negotiation and networking skills are required to drive and keep track of progress against agreed deliverables and deadlines.


  • Strong organizational skills.
  • The ability to handle and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously is critical.
  • Must have demonstrated the ability to plan and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • A practical problem-solving orientation is essential to optimize and leverage budget and time pressures without compromising the quality and success of work submitted.
  • A group – orientation is critical. Must be able to work in a multi- functional, matrix team structure and knows how to support and leverage others to achieve work deadlines.
  • Experience and understanding of other shipping modes.


Matric – Essential

Computer packages

  • CargoWise1
  • MS Excel
  • Outlook
  • Word

Disclaimer: Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should an external candidate not hear from us within four (4) weeks following their application, they should consider their application unsuccessful. Strictly fair and non-discriminatory selection procedures will be followed. We use Affirmative Action (AA) measures in an endeavor to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced by designated groups. Where possible, preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and in line with DSV’s Employment Equity plans. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 

DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is a dynamic workplace that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. When you join DSV, you are working for one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. You’ll join a talented team of more than 75,000 employees in over 80 countries, working passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. DSV aspires to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.

We promote collaboration and transparency and strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people in a culture of respect. If you are driven, talented and wish to be part of a progressive and versatile organisation, we’ll support you and your need to achieve your potential and forward your career.


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