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In compliance with Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, under the Personal Data Protection Act, we inform you that data collected will form part of an automated file, under the ownership of BARCELONA ACTIVE SPM S.A., with registered office at 162-164 Calle Llacuna, Barcelona, with the aim of managing enrollments and of informing of the company's activities and services within its field of action. You will be able to exercise access rights, rectification, cancel cancellation and/or opposition via written communication to the Legal Services of BARCELONA ACTIVE SPM S.A. at the aforementioned address.

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Freight forwarding companies now play a key role in the transport of goods by sea, which is gaining increasing importance in the context of a globalised world with high volumes of international business trade. These companies operate as independent intermediaries, acting in the name and on behalf of the ship owner, and execute all administrative steps involved in the transport of goods in the port. Whether delivery and loading or arrival and unloading of goods, shipping agents are responsible for all the administrative procedures associated with the goods. In addition, the same shipping agents may represent several shipping companies. In a freight forwarding company, the documentalist is the person who personally manages all of the administrative documentation associated with the transport of goods by sea.


  • Receive descriptive documentation and other instructions from the client regarding the goods to be shipped.
  • Draw up export or import management documents for the Customs and Port Clearance Administration in accordance with current regulations.
  • Draw up merchandise shipping and dispatch documents for the ship.
  • Draw up and deliver the administrative documents required to transport the goods to terrestrial means of transport and carriers . Obtain and process the information provided by terrestrial carriers.
  • Receive and process the information and documentation pursuant to merchandise imports and enter these into the computer system
  • Check that the documentation complies with the instructions of the clients and that it fulfills current regulations.
  • Send both the originals and copies thereof to the clients.
  • Maintain communication with traffic controllers from transportation companies, carriers and customs to process the various kind of documentation under his/her responsibility.

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