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Administrative Assistant, Freight Forwarder, 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 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 www.dsv.com 

Location: [[Port Elizabeth]]
Job Posting Title: [[Administrative Assistant, Freight Forwarder]] 
Time Type: [[Full time]]

Computer Literacy Level: Intermediate:


Advanced Word

Advanced Excel

Computer Literacy



Job-related Requirements:

Minimum of  5 years’ experience in Freight Forwarding in a similar role

Must have knowledge on INCO terms

Must have at least 3 years financial experience in both Vendors and Debtors

At least 1 year invoicing experience within the Freight Forwarding environment

At least 2 years’ experience on Estimates.



Attention to detail

Finance orientated

Marine insurance exposure



Responsible for Pre-Costing’s and weekly balancing of the Purchase orders & debtors ageing of key accounts



Daily Pre-Costings key accounts in line with RFQ.

Capturing PO numbers against shipments in CW1.

Monitoring DSV invoice vs.  delivery date of shipment.

Weekly balance report for key accounts for purchase orders and monitoring thereof

Weekly reconciliation of key accounts to ensure all documents have been emailed to Shared Services with the correct purchase order to ensure timely payment from the client.

Managing the Quarterly ROE with key client

Amending ROE for key client

Calculating the quarterly key client Rebates.

Identifying Revenue leakage by means of daily Job Profit review.

Acting as Back-up Controller on the key account.

Insurance claims for Air & Sea PLZ

Web queries for Air & Sea PLZ

Wakeo Exception reporting for key client



General admin duties related to this position

Assisting the Manager with any other duties that may be required


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 one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 55,000 employees in more than 80 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.

Read more at www.dsv.com