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Import Freight Coordinator

Employer
The People Co.
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£25k-£27k per annum
Closing date
3 Aug 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Logistics, Operations, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Our client based in London is searching for an Import Freight Coordinator to join their exceptional Supply Chain team 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: FMW41522

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.

Company

CPA Recruitment rebrands as The People Co.

CPA Recruitment has rebranded as The People Co., putting people directly at the heart of its brand.

Established in 1987, The People Co. is an expert team of people consultants, focusing on permanent and interim roles in food and consumer goods. We build strong connections and trusted, long-term relationships with all our clients and candidates.

Spanning the UK, Europe and North America, the business works with start-ups through to established multinationals, from graduate and supervisory level to senior management and director-level.

The People Co.’s focus, structure, client base, People and locations remain the same as before.

people co

Our Story

Resourcing solutions. Sounds a bit impersonal, doesn't it? That's just not how we role; at The People Co., we're all about people!

Can we help our clients fill their job vacancies? Absolutely.

Can we help our job candidates find the right job? You bet we can.

We’re an expert team of people consultants, focusing on permanent and interim roles in food and consumer goods. We build strong connections and trusted, long-term relationships with all our clients and candidates.

From our offices in the UK and North America, we work locally and globally with clients from start-ups to established multinationals. And with candidates from graduate and supervisory level to senior management and director-level. All of this is underpinned by our 36 years’ heritage in providing a flexible, bespoke service.

Areas our People cover

From beginning to end, we cover roles across the whole food and consumer goods supply chain. Our team of People - dedicated sector specialists - really know their onions and many have experience of working in the industry themselves.

As well as covering mature areas of the market, we ensure we’re on top of emerging areas, so we can support clients as best we can.

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
020 8203 1000
Location
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
Watford
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD24 7AE
GB

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