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Import Freight Coordinator

25k-27k per annum

London

Our client based in London is searching for an Import Freight Coordinator to join their exceptional Logistics and be part of an ever-growing business.

Job Role
To manage all aspects of overseas transport in and out of our clients warehousing facilities. To ensure all goods are cleared under the correct commodity codes and ensure that we get the best service at the most competitive rates. Manage all Export transport with relevant paperwork checks, including TSS declarations. Understanding product classification along with required port health declarations.

Responsibilities
• To organise all overseas transport and deal with any queries relating to this
• To obtain price quotes for all shipments and ensure the most competitive and effective solution is used
• To maintain regular meetings with freight forwarders and make sure that we get the best customer service possible
• To keep the transport tender up to date
• To review all transport invoices and pass them to the accounts department in a timely manner
• To resolve any pricing queries or complaints and escalate if necessary
• To check all customs clearance paperwork to ensure the right amount of duty has been paid and raise any issues with the transport companies if necessary
• To look after TSS and complete all declarations (customs clearance for goods going into NI)
• To maintain the Control and Carriers spreadsheet with the help of the Logistics Stock Controller
• To analyse transport rates on a regular basis and flag up any variances to the rest of the team and the Business Analysis team
• To ensure commodity codes and duty rates are reviewed on a quarterly basis and research commodity codes for new lines
• To build strong working relationships with transport companies and suppliers
• To communicate effectively with the purchasing and logistics team and all other relevant departments
• To build strong working relationships with transport companies and suppliers
• To communicate effectively with the purchasing and logistics team and all other relevant departments

Personal Profile
• Negotiation skills
• Confident communicator
• Well organised
• Able to work to deadlines
• Experience of Freight Forwarding in particular sea freight and customs clearance procedures is highly desirable

Ref Code: W41522

To apply or for more information, please e-mail in strict confidence, with an updated CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Jon Hemming-Nash to jon.hemming-nash@thepeopleco.com

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.

 

Jon Hemming-Nash

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