It is our firm belief that our staff gives us our cutting-edge, as such we ensure that we recruit diverse talent from all sectors of South Africa ensuring that our balance of staff and leadership are representative of our great nation.


2 X Senior Ocean Freight Imports Controller

Location : Johannesburg & Durban

Position : 2 X Senior Ocean freight imports controller

Contract : Permanent

Availability :  Immediately

Salary / package : NATCO remunerates above industry norms .

Our benefits are the best in the industry and also become part of the employees share trust .


The Senior Ocean Freight Imports Controller will be responsible for controlling all procedures to process the flow of cargo, including registrations, from the time that the order is placed by a client until the goods are delivered to their door.

  • Independently manage and  process shipments / customer portfolios door-to-door.
  • Including: retrieving the order , liaison with shipping lines / overseas agents , contacting suppliers , checking sailing schedules as well as rates & availability , confirming and liaising with customers
  • Arrange bookings , monitor shipments and status reports , processing through the clearance department, arranging delivery , invoicing and all documentation .
  • Must be Cargowise literate , must be able to work and manage independently
  • Minimum 8 years experience    
  • All round experience and knowledge of freight forwarding  and clearing industry will secure
  • Team player and self motivated


  • Must be Cargowise software platform literate
  • MS Office literate
  • You must be able to work and manage yourself independently
  • You must have a minimum of 8 years of experience in our industry
  • You must have a Matric
  • Any additional tertiary qualification would be an advantage
  • Relevant technical knowledge of sea freight imports and operations
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills
  • You must be a team player