Import Customer Service Coordinator

Posted 8 January by SDW Recruitment

Import Clerk | Trainee Freight Forwarder | Trainee Shipping Clerk

Are you looking to start and/or progress a career in shipping / logistics? Our client is a leading global freight forwarder that manages the supply chain & shipping requirements for household brands. Due to on-going expansion & new business, our client is currently looking to recruit an Import Customer Service Coordinator in there Southampton offices.

The Role:

You will be responsible for managing the import Customs process of cargo into the UK for a select number of key accounts, ensuring that all cargo is entered into the system correctly & that Customs & Excise clear the cargo for removal from port to the warehouse / distribution centre and at the end of each month you will be responsible for collating all data & documentation and declaring to Customs, ensuring payment of all duties & VAT are made.

Essential Criteria:

  • Exposure to the shipping, freight forwarding & logistics industry, gaining a basic understanding
  • Can work in an energetic & fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High standards of customer service

About the Company:

This is a position with a leading global freight forwarder managing the supply chain & shipping requirements for major key accounts including high street fashion & retailer brands. You will be part of an energetic and face paced team in Southampton where they provide excellent training, You will gain experience dealing with shipping documentation, customs compliance/procedures, monitoring shipments & arranging for final delivery. There are 2 positions are available!

Salary & Benefits:

Our client is offering between £16-18k for the right person.

Required skills

  • freight forwarding
  • logistics
  • import
  • shipping
  • entry level

Reference: 34107507

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