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Position Logistics Coordinator UK Exports
Salary £28,000 £30,000 DOE plus benefits
Hours Monday Friday, 7:30am 4pm
My client is looking to recruit a full time Logistics Coordinator to work at their Basingstoke. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking for a role with career progression opportunities.
Other benefits include a free shuttle bus service to town and local train station, canteen on site, complimentary Business Park events and a 1 hour lunch break from all employees. Every new employee will also be provided with PC/Laptop for business use and have a bespoke on boarding program with contact meetings with all departments within head office.
As a Logistics Coordinator in UK Exports your main focus is on the planning and execution of cargo movements for one of our key retail clients. Principally UK Export and Crosstrade traffic focused on the Middle East and South East Asia.
Based on instructions received from customers the Logistics Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring all planned activities, based on the business rules and requirements are completed to cost, quality and time. This will involve receiving instructions by email or phone, booking with Airlines, Shipping Lines and road hauliers, creating AirwayBills, Bills of Lading, tracking shipments, updating tracking systems and spreadsheets, loading consignment costs from agreed rate structures on to business software, invoicing customer and completion of customs export entries.
We operate 24/7 with various shift patterns in place to meet our demand. This opportunity is for a working Monday Friday from 7:30am 4:00pm.
Achieving customer delivery dates through ocean and air freight
Timely progress and information updates
Internal and external customer satisfaction
Cost Accrual to business software
Invoicing customers through business software
Export customs entries
Working within a small immediate team and an overall team of 60
Airfreight, Ocean freight, Customs (Export) including experience of all related documentation such as AWBs, BOLs, export entries
Cross trade shipments experience
Working with overseas agents
Freight forwarding or 3PL
Freight forwarding systems
Dangerous goods trained
Innovative and resourceful
Strong interpersonal skills
Good team player
Highly organised, able to prioritise and work under pressure and to deadlines
Flexible approach to daily tasks and work load