This is a varied role split between warehouse and office for this specialist transport company based near Heathrow.

Daily duties include adding/removing items from stock, pick pack dispatch, receiving and location stock, preparing loads for the following day, use of forklift, use of inhouse computer system for update of stock lists, liaising with the office staff for deliveries and collections, etc,.

Some driving work would be involved for installs, so a person with a smart appearance is preferred.  A uniform would be supplied.  Good communications skills are essential.

A forklift license would be required together with a checkable 5 year work history.  A criminal record check would have to be undertaken.

This role is working normal Mon-Fri days.

Salary in the region of £22000 to £24000 aae.

Category: Uncategorized

This long established medium sized freight forwarder based Dartford, Kent, is looking to strengthen it's customs team with an additional customs clerk.

The ideal applicant would have at least 2 to 3 years customs knowledge including use of CNS & Destin8.
All entries will be seafreight orientated for clearances through various UK ports.
Working normal week, Mon-Fri.
Salary in the region of £25K to £26K.
Category: Current Vacancies, Seafreight / Trailer & Commercial Shipping

This busy freight forwarding company based Milton Keynes, requires an experienced Customs Clerk to add to their freight department.

Job role
Preparation of Import & Export Customs documentation on behalf of Clients transporting products between the UK and EU & Rest of World enabling goods to enter or exit one country to another (import/export outside the EU), whilst ensuring all legal requirements are met in accordance with HMRC regulations.

Working alongside a team of freight forwarders the Customs Clerk will report to the Forwarding Operations Manager and be responsible for organising customs entries for clients specialised in the Healthcare & Pharmaceutical sector.

Key Duties include:

Collating and checking documents relating to import & export shipments

Signing of documents under a Power of Attorney on behalf of clients

Recognise client commercial invoice(s) and packing list(s) extracting data as necessary to complete import and export declarations

Liaising with importers/exporters and internal operational colleagues to obtain mandatory information for import and export entries

Aiding clients on the classification of goods and their importance

Entering details onto specialised software connecting to CHIEF/CDS

Preparation of necessary import/export documentation, including T-forms, EUR1’s, Certificates of Origin (CofO), CVED and other cargo control documents

Key skills and qualifications:

Previous experience of 3+ years working in a similar role

Excellent knowledge and understanding of the Customs tariff is required and application of the relevant procedures is essential.

Familiar with different export/import regimes and different modes of transport

Experience of using deferment accounts and  FAS payment systems

Formal training & detailed knowledge of customs import & export processes

Understanding of the impact of incorrect or false information in Customs declarations

Strong communication skills both written and verbal

Attention for detail as you will be required to compile documentation and be able to interpret the legal requirements on behalf of customers in a clear and simple way; high accuracy of record keeping

Strong interpersonal skills; confident communicator

Good problem solving capability & able to apply critical thinking skills; ability to actively listen and interpret information timely & accurately

Self-motivating and be able to organise your work effectively

Ability to operate windows based applications and any other software that is standard within the industry

Work in a fast paced environment ensuring clearance processes are completed in a compliant and timely manner

Excellent numerical skills are essential due to the calculation of VAT and Duty on behalf of HMRC

 

The company is looking to pay in the region from £25000 to £30000 aae, for the right applicant.

 

Category: Uncategorized

New role within this global freight forwarding company based near Heathrow.  The role would be working 4 days on 4 days off, 12 hour shift.  Initial training would be working normal working week.

The ideal applicant would have extensive import customs knowledge, including undertaking different types of customs entries.  The client would cross train an import customer service applicant.  Working in an expanding customs department undertaking customs compliance work for both imports and exports.

Excellent career prospects for the right applicant plus a string of company benefits.

Category: Current Vacancies, Import Airfreight
A busy and progressive logistics company based Heathrow, requires a CRM to add to their team of CRM's.  The ideal applicant would have excellent customer service skills, plus a background in logistics/courier or freight.
Main Purpose:
To provide a consistently high level of service to a Customer through the provision of a dedicated central point of contact for Service Management and problem resolution.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
1. Participate in the Customer agreement of service and response standards and ensure that these standards are maintained or exceeded during program delivery.
2. Develop excellent working relationships with Customer, Account Management team and Operational Functions, in order to influence the achievement and maintenance of service performance.
3. Work in a cross functional capacity to ensure the activities related to various entities fit with customer requirements and Network Guidelines, policies and procedures.
4. Manage special requests from the customer for increased and enhanced levels of service or monitoring of shipment progress.
5. Working with Customer logistics teams/departments, to develop and implement solutions for new business requirements in accordance with Guidelines.
6. Attend meetings with the client on a periodical basis, to discuss program status and relevant service issues and concerns.
7. Support the QC in Quality Matters.
8. Will not be involved in audits
9. Reporting of Quality related activities to the Director QA, Logistics and Kit Production.
10 Assist if required in training requirements.
General
1. Performance reporting – Extracting data from in-house system
2. Communication via Telephone and E-mail.
3. To adhere to all company Policies at all times.
4. To undertake any other reasonable duties at the request of the Line Manager
Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics, Sales

New opening within this 40 year old freight forwarding company.  Managing an initial small team of 3 to 4 staff within this new department.  The traffic flow is mainly exports, by air & sea.  However, imports is a growing side of their business, so the ideally applicant would ideally be export orientated.  A multi-modal individual would be advantageous.

This role would be an excellent career move for an supervisor/manager looking for that 'next step'.  Good person management skills are essential, plus be client focused.  Knowledge of Boxtop would be an advantage.
Working in newly refurbished offices close to London Heathrow.
Category: Current Vacancies, Managerial

This long established food importer, based Luton, Bedfordshire, is looking for an experienced and senior import applicant to manage all their worldwide imports.  Mainly seafreight imports, the ideal applicant would have extensive import seafreight knowledge.

REPORTING TO Procurement Director

MAIN OBJECTIVES: To be the expert/lead on import and shipping within the Group. Commitment to the objectives, direction and culture of the Group.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Please note this is not an exhaustive list of duties but represents the main requirements of the role.

Main duties should be:

-HMRC Qualification or Recognised as an HMRC competent person;

-Assisting the Procurement Director with shipping negotiations and price analysis;

-Competent in CHIEF, CNS, Datafreight, DEFRA – PEACH, TRACE NT, Excel;

-Maintaining AEOF status;

-Reconciliation and daily running of Duty Deferment Account and knowledge FAS payment system;

-Preparation of shipping documents for customs clearance, submission of entries and release/Pins from shipping lines;

-Maintain cost check database for all suppliers, invoice checking and resolution;

-Maintaining Weighing Authorisation;

-Managing the daily running of the shipping contracts including origin and destination terms and conditions, plus direct shipping to Ireland, release, and invoice checking;

-Organic certification for imports, Fairtrade and Rain Forest Alliance, knowledge of processes including audits and mass balance

-Among others;

PERSON SPECIFICATION

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE

-Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the same or a similar role.

-In-depth experience of import and shipping legislation and processes.

-Experience of working in fresh food manufacturing (desirable).

-Confident in communicating effectively with colleagues, customers, agencies and external parties to identify needs and create and or evaluate alternative solutions and strategies where appropriate.

-Ability to manage complex and multiple tasks within required timescales.

-Champion change and effectively manage the implementation of new processes.

-Excellent IT skills including Excel and Word

-Numerate, literate and be able to confidently communicate in English.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Committed to developing skills, knowledge and experience - in particular, using appropriate sources to identify and apply any new or changes in import legislation and good practice.

Passion for consistently delivering high-quality service.

Highly organised and methodical, have the ability to work under pressure, to deadlines and have a strong attention to detail.

Ability to work alone and as part of a team.

Self-motivated and reliable.

WORKING PATTERN: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm (one hour lunchbreak) plus additional hours as required to fulfil the role to a satisfactory standard.

Salary will be in the region of £34000 to £38000 aae.

Category: Current Vacancies, Managerial, Seafreight / Trailer & Commercial Shipping

Our client, based in South East London, have an opportunity for an experienced and motivated Logistics Coordinator with international trade experience to join their Logistics team.  You will be responsible for arranging the worldwide import and export of our products in challenging and fast moving environments by road, sea and air.

Responsibilities

  • Arranging transport with hauliers and freight forwarders for imports and exports to deadlines
  • Use of internal computer systems and procedures to collate and supply all necessary shipping documentation as required by customers and 3rd party – B/Ls, LCCI Certificates of Origin, EUR1s, Certificates of Free Sale, DGNs and IATA Shipper’s Declarations.  Experience in Dangerous Goods shipments would be an advantage.
  • Liaising internally with colleagues and externally to customers and 3rd party service providers to provide professional logistics support with a strong emphasis on customer service

Skills

  • Worldwide transport experience (min 5 years) – a shipping, logistics or import & export background is essential.
  • Excellent knowledge and familiarity with shipping documents and Incoterms, plus customs procedures including IPR.
  • Strong working knowledge of Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Must have confident and effective verbal and communication skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team, to deadlines.
  • Essential to be able to prioritise and look at situations pragmatically to find the optimal solution.
  • A high level of attention to detail is a must

The package on offer is in the region of £25000 to £28000 aae, plus Health Care, Bonus, Company Pension, plus incremental holidays upto 30 days.

Category: Current Vacancies, Seafreight / Trailer & Commercial Shipping

Our client is a trusted partner to some of the world’s largest technology, medical, media & finance companies. The company has achieved this through a dedication to provide a managed service which includes storage, same day and international logistics over a 20-year period of trading.  This role would be selling courier type services for same day, overnight and international.

With a desire to continue our journey of growth we are looking for an External Account Manager, who will be tasked with finding new revenue streams for the business. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company, the role includes an element of telesales, account visits and development of an existing customer base.

Duties:

  • Identifying new clients and opportunities through a combination of an existing customer base and new business.
  • With an understanding of all services offered you will build a pipeline of business from a varied range of markets.
  • Development of an CRM system which will assist you in achieving all new business targets.
  • Developing and broadening relationships with existing customers to maximise sales penetration within each customer

Candidate requirements:

  • Must have previous experience in the logistics market.
  • A desire to make a difference to the business and its future.
  • Proven track record in new business development.
  • Ability to work on their own initiative
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • An open and likeable personality with honesty and integrity.

The company is looking to pay in the region of £20000 - £26000 + uncapped commission.

 

Category: Current Vacancies, Sales

A leading and long established Cargo company located at Heathrow, is seeking a Finance & Administration Manager for their busy cargo operation.

The Finance & Administration Manager will play a vital role in improving and maintaining the financial standing of the business. The ideal candidate will assist to determine financial strategy, manage all finance & admin based functions reporting into the Managing Director. The successful applicant will possess strong mentoring skills, share knowledge, adapt to change and have good communication skills. A freight/cargo background is essential is undertake this role.

Accountability/Responsibilities:

·To provide monthly Management Accounts and Finance Pack (Profit & Loss, Balance sheet).

·To provide half year/year end packs to Group head office, including Inter-company reporting.

·Coordinate and produce Annual budget.

·Manage daily cash balances and cash flow.

·Oversee Credit Control with regular Aged Debtor reviews.

·Oversee Accounts Payable.

·Monitor & regularly review overheads.

·Maintain Accounting system (Sage 50).

·Quarterly VAT return.

·General administration: Annual company insurance, maintain HR system, Health & Safety.

·Coordinate and manage annual audit.

·Ensure compliance with UK and Group policies.

·Work closely with Revenue Accounts Manager to ensure all costs and accruals are captured.

·To provide Analysis and KPI’s for airline contracts.

·To be fully responsible for leading and managing 2 direct reports and ensuring the business vision, strategy and direction is clearly articulated.

·Motivate and inspire the team to build solid team spirit that drives operational and customer excellence.

·Work closely with Managing Director and Management team.

You will be managing upto 3 staff within this busy department.

Salary in the region of £40000 will be on offer.

Category: Administration / Accounts / Secretarial / IT, Current Vacancies