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Export Fruit /Import Controller (Ref 105)

Full time
Cape Town, Century City
Posted 2 months ago

Durbanville.  Salary – R20k – R25k.

Our client is part of an International Group and provides innovative and flexible shipping solutions tailored to our customer’s needs.  With more than 30 years of international trade experience, the company office a vast array of creative logistics solutions.

Their motto says it all:  “Your Vision…. Our Reality” is seen in everything they do.


Fresh Produce Exports:

  • Import mates and draft addendums for submission
  • Titan Submissions
  • Phyto Submissions
  • SI Submissions
  • LC experience
  • TPT cargo dues (OTC)
  • Customs submissions
  • Various Markets Knowledge
  • Incoterms experience
  • DHL complete doc packs
  • Work within a timeline to produce a complete set of documents to client satisfaction and in sufficient time in order to clear the shipments at POD.
–       The preparation of the necessary export documentation for South African customs clearance.
–       Following the necessary regulations and rules governing the exportation of products from

South Africa.

–       Helping to provide a safe and secure transport of cargo to our clients.
–       Ensuring compliance with the customs to ensure that the cargo is legal and able to

qualify for delivery to its ultimate destination.

–       Responsible for all inspections of the goods being exported and ensuring that they

conform to all export laws.


  • Any experience in the clearance of import cargo
  • Customs Entries
  • Bond stores
  • Port Health Stops
  • SAP stops
  • State vet submissions
Respond to queries (clients, agents, branch) in a timeous manner
Ops related queries escalated to senior staff
Opening of files onto Ship shape immediately once pre-alert received
Shipping line documents (incl. proof of payment) sent to carrier before vessel cut offs
Import files to be checked immediately on receipt of pre-alert documents – errors reported to senior staff
Vessel to be tracked to ensure timeous clearing of shipments
Compliance to all company policies , practices and administrative procedures.
Operational meetings when required



  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience in fresh produce exports
  • Various markets knowledge
  • Experience in working with the various shipping lines
  • Incoterms
  • Be able to work on the various platforms for submissions
  • Understand that time is of the utmost importance, do it now, not tomorrow
  • Attention to detail
–       Good mathematical understanding and an ability to read numbers.
–       Creative and inventive style of thinking
–       Accurate
–       Assertive
–       Fastidious
–       Multitasking


Office Atmosphere

We are an open bunch of people and expect honest, open, appropriate and direct communication.  There is no “I” in team and we all work hard together to the benefit of the company.  Nothing short of that will be tolerated.


If you have experience in fresh produce exports and clearance of import cargo, please submit your CV with a photo and kindly let me know what you are currently earning please?


Job Features

Job CategoryImport/Export Clerk, Logistics

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