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Shipping Coordinator

Posted 8 January by SDW Recruitment Ended

Import/Export Clerk | Operations Coordinator | Freight Forwarder

Are you looking to join a leading company within the shipping, freight & logistics industry? Maybe looking for a new role that is a little different to the norm? Dealing with customers/clients on a regular basis building relationships along with booking cargo and finding solutions to customers problems? Our client is a leading shipping company who has grown year on year and are not showing any signs of stopping.

The Role:

As an Shipping Coordinator you will be part of the operations team. This team is growing and the company forecasts further growth in the foreseeable future. In this unique opportunity you will be responsible for quoting customers along with responsibilities on the operational side such as;

  • Quoting customers
  • Negotiating spot pricing with carriers
  • Bookings, arranging transportation
  • Customs clearances
  • Handling documentation

Essential Criteria:

  • 1+ ocean shipping experience
  • Commercial awareness
  • Excellent telephone manner, confident negotiating
  • Team player but also use own initiative

About the Company:

Our client is a global leader in their specialised field, joining a very busy team in the Southampton/Eastleigh area. This company continues to grow & grow with strong management and offices in numerous countries offering FCL & LCL services. This company has strong values and a very professional team and the successful candidate will have the chance to work alongside the sales dept and operations dept along with the experienced management team there.

Salary & Benefits:

For these positions, our client is looking to pay between £19-25k for the right person along with benefits.

Apply now for more information as immediate interviews are being held!

Required skills

  • export
  • import
  • freight
  • shipping

Reference: 34047515

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