Kevin Theobald recruitment are looking for an experienced Export Clerk for a well established Freight Forwarder. The company is based in the Gatwick area.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:- Start to finish Export operation To deal with all aspects of Airfreight, Seafreight and Roadfreight

Knowledge of Customs Entries and Dangerous goods would be an advantage


Salary up to £30 k

Category: Current Vacancies, Export Airfreight

Our medium sized client is looking for someone from a import background that is good at multi-tasking. Your role will be to assist the Operations and Quality Manager and an opportunity for the right person to learn and evolve.

25 days holiday plus bank holidays and the hours are 9am -5.30pm
If you have the below Qualities, please get in touch:

Import background and knowledge of customs procedures
Excellent Excel skills
Good Communication skills both written and verbal
Ms Outlook
MS Word
MS PowerPoint
IT Knowledge

Duties Include:
Assisting in the day to day admin matters
Customs reporting
Running reports
Research and obtaining information


Salary £ 38k

Category: Current Vacancies, Import Airfreight, Warehouse / Transport

We have clients looking for Transport Clerks/Controllers either Monday -Friday days or shifts 4 on 4 off 0700-1900 and 0900-2100. Permanent nights as well

Location Heathrow

Preferred Training:
5 Years in a similar position
Aviation Security
Fork Lift License
Dangerous Goods Awareness
Good I.T. Skills
Planning and Organising

If you think you have the skills please get in touch today!


Salary £20-30k

Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics, Warehouse / Transport

Are you located in the Letchworth area and come from a freight forwarding background? if so we have an opening for a operations coordinator local to the area.

Duties Include:
Quoting and booking Airfreight Shipments using knowledge of suppliers

Quoting and booking Seafreight Shipments using knowledge of suppliers

Quoting & Booking Roadfreight Shipments using knowledge of suppliers

Administrative tasks to include passing of suppliers Invoices, daily progress chasing and POD requests,

Excellent customer service activity to include receiving bookings, customer enquiries and problem solving.

General freight forwarding / Export/Import & customs clearance knowledge

Excellent telephone manner

Attention to detail

Negotiating with suppliers & customers

Salary on offer is £27.5k but this could be looked at dependant on experience.

20 days Holiday plus bank holidays, and pension

Category: Current Vacancies, Export Airfreight, Import Airfreight, Logistics

A well established Freight Forwarder, at Heathrow is looking for a Sales Director.. You will be reporting to the Managing Director and be responsible for the strategic leadership of the Sales Team.

Key Duties:
·Define and execute appropriate sales strategies; business development, marketing, technical and sales support programs to maximise sales and profitability.

·Oversee the creation of new business opportunities through the effective leadership of the team

·Generate and qualify own new business opportunities, by using sales skills, planning and effective relationship management

·Ensure that the Sales operation provides first class customer service to deliver on customer solutions

·Provide effective leadership to the Marketing team in order to create and implement a strategy for external communications and marketing. Enhance brand awareness of Freight Forwarding within the industry and to support the sales team to achieve their targets.

·Oversee and review the management of existing customer portfolios maximising opportunities to increase revenues

·Oversee CRM compliance ensuring the team fully maximize the tools available to measure performance levels though accurate and meaningful reporting

·Oversee the Internal Sales Department via the Business Support Manager (BSM), to provide an effective and robust internal sales activity

Ensure new business sales

Essential Requirements:

Senior Manager/Director experience with a successful track record of leading a Business Development within freight forwarding

·Energetic, persuasive and well organized and able to demonstrate the ability to sell.
·Demonstrable experience of overseeing the generation of new business opportunities and relationship management

·Demonstrable experience of implementing commercial strategies to meet short term and long term opportunities

·Demonstrable success in achieving and exceeding new business sales targets though effective leadership skills

·Presentation skills

·Ability to build and maintain effective and credible relationships across the organisation with a view to seek feedback on improvements at all times

·Effective communication and negotiation skills

·Ability to influence others and build on common grounds


Salary £80-85k

Category: Current Vacancies, Sales

Administration including but not limited to :-

Filing, data input, documentation distribution, completion of customs entries.

Full admin support on a daily basis to all team members.


Prospect                   Short Term Contract / Full Time Hours

0800 – 1600 hrs .


Responsibilities    Administrator including but not limited to :-

  • Input data to tracking reports
  • Input purchase invoices to freight management software
  • Documentation distribution to internal  offices
  • Export NES entries.
  • Scanning documentation to relevant locations.
  • Filing
  • Page 3 :  forming part of this workscope, provides an example of day to day activities, whose priorities shall be set on a daily basis, which may also encompass other administrative duties.
  • Attitude                   A team member required who demonstrates/ is able :-
  • To prioritise , plan and manage/monitor their given tasks on daily basis.
  • A confident, professional and self motivated flexible manner.
  • Enjoys working in a fast pace, changing and demanding environment.
  • Has a proactive 'can do' attitude.
  • Sense of responsibility.
  • Tolerance of stress, stays focused under pressure
  • Ability to build rapport with Projects team, subcontractors etc.
  • Skills                          The suitable candidate should be equipped with:-
  • Intermediate knowledge of Word, Excel. IBM Notes preferable.
  • Minimum accurate typing speed of 60 wpm.
  • Attention to detail, accurate / methodical approach to duties.
  • Excellent communicative skills in an articulate / effective manner.
  • Able to meet time sensitive deadlines set.
  • Able to work within the team, and/or take the initiative and work on specific tasks alone.

Salary £18k

Category: Logistics

Our client is looking for an Import Clerk to join their established Freight Solutions team which offers end to end supply chain solutions to customers. The role will be based in Felixstowe and the main responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Import freight forwarding in sea freight.
  • Arranging containers and LCL on relevant vessels.
  • Continuously liaising with the customer in regard to shipment status.
  • Managing the full shipment process from start to finish.
  • Arranging custom entries.
  • Arranging haulage to final delivery points.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Must have experience in sea freight import and export, as well as a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to demonstrate good communication, motivational and computer skills, including a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience working with CNS, Destin8 and ASM Sequoia would be desirable, however not essential as full training will be provided.

Based: Felixstowe, Suffolk

Salary: Up to £26k     (ZZ0692)

Category: Current Vacancies, Import Airfreight