Shipping Controller – Cato Ridge

Our client is looking for an experienced Shipping Controller. The ideal candidate must have forwarding knowledge, cross-border road knowledge and must have negotiated rates with shipping lines.


  • Matric & related Tertiary qualification
  • 3 years – road export experience
  • FMCG – food background
  • Framing bills of entry (import and export)
  • Cross border shipments and
  • Import releases
  • Innovative and procedure driven
  • Detail and figure orientated
  • Good work ethic
  • Licence and own car
  • Clear criminal record


  • Import and Export duties
  • QC & prepare the necessary export documents
  • Pre-clearance to all the borders
  • Manage and monitor storage
  • Framing export road freight bills of entry – SAD declaration
  • Manage and monitor electronic Road Freight Manifests (eRFMs) submissions
  • Acquittal submission upon request from SARS
  • RCG submissions  
  • Speaking to suppliers and arranging permits
  • Acquittal submission upon request from SARS
  • Handle import files from the point of release from customs through to completion and delivery of transport documentation (prioritize urgent shipments) (monitor ETA)
  • Prepare documents for state vet, port health, plant inspection and haz cargo
  • Contact shipping lines and obtain release charges
  • Complete cartage and CTO / NAVIS instructions
  • Vessel ETA (monitoring vessel ETA’s)
  • Liaising with 3rd party service providers – reporting exceptions to Manager
  • Update internal system / status report with any required data

To apply, email your CV to Yvette –

We will be in contact with shortlisted candidates who meet the requirements detailed above. If you have not received a reply within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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  • We may retain your personal information in our database for future matching of suitable opportunities
  • We may contact you when suitable opportunities arise
  • The information you have provided to us is true, correct and up to date

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