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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 5th 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: OR Tambo, Cargo Section
Job Posting Title: Freight Forwarder, Air Export, Sky Services  
Time Type: Full Time 


Main Purpose of The Role

Completion of all export / import documents as prescribed by relevant local and international authorities.

Communication with clients, airlines, and all relevant departments.

Airline reservations and bookings


Job- Related Requirements

  • Matric 
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in air freight exports and / or imports.
  • General understanding of industry and related job requirements for freight forwarding.
  • Ability to liaise effectively with clients and airlines, both telephonically and via e-mail.
  • Processing of export related documents, i.e., AWB, SAD500, EUR1, SADC



  • Good communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Ownership and self-motivation, to ensure any challenge is addressed immediately and resolved as soon possible.
  • Having all round understanding of the airfreight function to ensure solutions can be provided in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Positive outlook and team player
  • Willingness to learn and adaptable to change.
  • Results, quality and detail driven.
  • General knowledge of available airlines and applicable routes
  • Self-confident and resilient.


Computer Literacy 

  • CargoWise understanding and previous experience would be beneficial
  • Excel / Word intermediate knowledge
  • Strong Windows / Office / Outlook understanding and competency


Duties and responsibilities

  • Processing / issuing of all export documentation: AWB, SAD, Phytosanitary certificate, PPECB, COO’s, etc.
  • Airline bookings as per rate agreements
  • Liaising with clients via e-mail, and telephonically
  • Maintaining of bookings lists
  • Daily tracking of shipments
  • Updating clients on status of shipments
  • Daily shipment / warehouse planning
  • Liaising with warehouse regarding deliveries / collections
  • SARS acquittals


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. 


Job area:  Freight Forwarding

Freight Forwarder, Air Export, Sky Services

Kempton Park

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