Import Coordinator / Import Freight Forwarder

Posted 15 March by SDW Recruitment

Import Coordinator / Import Freight Forwarder

Import | Freight Forwarding | Shipping | Import Clerk

Are you an experienced Imports Co ordinator / Freight Forwarder looking to make their next career move and join a well-established company? The role would be based at their head office in Ipswich

The Role:

As Import Coordinator you will be responsible for completing customs entries and constantly updated in-house systems. Import Coordinators will handle ocean freight imports from door to door through to invoice, you will liaise with port authorities, shipping lines, hauliers when booking transport & arranging for deliveries/releases in a thorough and attentive process therefore all round experience is essential. Commercially, you will be responsible for negotiating rates with suppliers monitoring profit & loss whilst assisting other departments when necessary.

Essential Criteria:

  • 3-5 years import experience
  • Customs entry experience
  • Excellent communication skills - daily liaison

Desirable Criteria:

  • Knowledge of CNS Systems
  • Experience with air and/or road freight

About the Company:

Our customer is a well established international shipping / logistics company, they provide a great working environment & also have a friendly team

Salary & Benefits:

This company is looking to pay around £25k - £27k for the right candidate

Apply today by hitting the Apply button as our client is looking to review candidate’s CVs & hold interviews as soon as possible.

SDW Recruitment is the South's leading recruitment specialist to the shipping, freight forwarding, supply chain & logistics industries. SDW was established in 2002 and our team possess more than 50 years combined experience & knowledge gained form working within the shipping & forwarding industry. We pride ourselves on always delivering a proactive, professional & high quality service to both our clients & candidates

We make every effort to reply to applicants, but due to high volumes of applications this is not always possible and if you have not been contacted by one of our consultants after 3 days, please assume that you have not been successful. However if you have relevant shipping & freight experience, we will of course add you to our in-house system and contact you with details on all positions we feel could be of interest. Please be assured of confidentiality at all times.

Required skills

  • Shipping
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Ocean Freight
  • Customs Entries
  • Imports

Application questions

Do you have experience in Imports?
Do you have experience in Customs Entries?

Reference: 34691341

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