Declarant wanted for an freight forwarder in Amsterdam.

For one of our clients, an freight forwarder in Amsterdam, we are looking for a declarant. 


  • (Pro-active) communication with co-workers, departments and customers.
  • Double-check customer credit status received from customer service.
  • Validate VAT / EORI number of customer prior to clearance.
  • Customs clear shipments on behalf of our customers.
  • Feed E2k with the proper milestone/delay codes on status (changes) of shipments.
  • Request for duty refunds (if applicable).
  • Act upon not properly discharged customs documents.
  • Stay current on the Dutch and EU laws.
  • Check on clearance statuses of shipments (MBO / VMA shipments).
  • Fill E2k with the duty and VAT amount.
  • Knowledge of invoicing procedures and invoice accordingly.
  • Verify file completeness.
  • Fill / maintain Customer database.
  • Support team members on daily operations.
  • Scanning documentation into the system.
  • Prompt reply to e-mails.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Education Level: MBO level (Deklarant certificate is an advantage)
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience
  • Willingness to work in shifts, including weekends
  • Good communication skills (Dutch & English in speech and in writing)
  • Basic computer skills
  • Capable to work with strict deadlines
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Able to prioritize and make decisions
  • Team player

Did you get enthusiastic and would you like to work in a highly dynamic environment? Then please respond to this vacancy by emailing your resume in Word and a representative photo to