Our client is a globally recognised logistics specialist based around the Heathrow area and we are recruiting for a Logistics Manager for its Aircraft Engines & Projects Division. The role will involve some travel.

Salary is £60k plus Benefits

Other Duties Include:

Setting up and managing freight forwarding department dealing with aircraft engines and large shipments

Creating Training programmes and SOPS, staff training and developing trucking and airline networks

Quoting shipments, monitoring shipment progress and monitoring customer satisfaction

You must have a high level of experience with transport, freight forwarding and storage by Air, Sea and Road of large items and the use of charters to transport this type of cargo.

Must be Management level and be able to communicate with people both at all levels.

Knowledge of aerospace and freight forwarding

excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Customer Focused

If you would like more information regarding this role and have the experience of moving large aircraft engines please get in touch 









Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics, Managerial

We are looking for a Multi Modal Operations Coordinator for our client. This is for Air and Sea

Location : Basingstoke area

Our client is looking for someone educated to GCSE level with knowledge of Import/Export Procedures. Microsoft and Excel experience and the ability to work well within a team and work well under pressure.

Outline of the role:

·The role will involve dealing with corporate Clients and partners both in the UK and Internationally

·To monitor all jobs closely and offer an immediate solution should there be any issues in transit or onsite.

·To acknowledge emails and offer support to Clients in a timely manner

·Dealing with partners and providing clear concise details to them in order our Clients requests are fulfilled

·Understanding of tariffs and ‘buy’ rates and analyse these costs

·Confidently issue quotations to Customers

·Raise invoices

·Candidate should demonstrate good time keeping


Salary £ 30-32k

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

Our client located in Bristol are looking for an experienced Airfreight Manager. You will be directly responsible for management of the Bristol Airfreight Department and delivering an excellent service to our customer's.

Duties Include:

•To take ownership and responsibility of the division and its departments

•Manages and drives performance of AFR teams, providing leadership across areas of responsibility inspiring people to engage with the business to deliver key results

•Support, drive and commit to the Company’s overall Strategy

•Directs and controls activities performed to effectively manage end-to-end for AFR

•Ensures optimisation of end-to-end process in the Import and Export Department

•Responsibility cost allocation and operations control delivered through empowerment of your teams

•To ensure the team take responsibility for correct/optimal charging (special handling, over-dimensional, ACE fees)

•Reviews with the Team Leaders of all MAWB with low (or exceptionally high) profitability to identify and fix root-causes

•Administration and management control of the operational data i.e. PLOG, VP220, door-to-door global profit share to ensure compliance and the maximisation of profitability

•Set and monitor objectives in terms of profitability maximisation and volume growth

•Creates, develops and maintains good relationships with customers and service providers, while facilitating negotiations of best rates (carriers and internal product teams)

•Support Sales in interaction with key customers

•Drives implementation of AFR strategy in branch (translates requirements, implements, ensures realisation of strategy and monitors)

•Escalates carrier performance issues when required to Carrier directly/AFR Product head.

Salary £40-45k


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

We are looking to recruit a person for our client based around the slough area. As a Trade Compliance Manager you will need to be fully compliant with all customs regulations and requirements and to manage audits.

Further Duties Include:

Understand the requirements for the importing and exporting of goods and materials

 Manage export licences for dual use products

 Communicate these requirements to the relevant staff

 Handle any issues that arise on a day to day basis

 Liaise with freight companies as appropriate on priorities, issues etc....

Understand the relevant laws, rules and regulations relating to the import and export of goods

 Liaise regularly with the relevant governmental and regulatory bodies, ensuring a timely response to any questions or concerns that are raised

 Ensure full compliance with all regulations, taking appropriate remedial action where there is a risk of non-compliance

 Raise any issues of concern or vulnerability as regards compliance

 Report and confirm compliance to the Company’s Management

A full job spec is available if you are interested in this role

Salary £40-50k

Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics, Managerial

Our client based around the Heathrow area is looking to recruit a Account Manager. Ideally from a courier freight background with an understanding of e-commerce.

Main Duties:

•Develop active and new relationships with customers and their key decision makers
•Work autonomously to manage the Customer relationship and to exceed the Customer’s expectations
•Produce and maintain a thorough account plan for each customer (including a clear contact strategy and development objectives). To be personally responsible for ensuring the delivery of this strategy (identifying where support is required) and assessing the results.
•Effectively qualify all customers’ needs, understand those needs and sell against them/deliver service appropriately
•Demonstrate strong knowledge of the product portfolio and all associated features and benefits and to match those benefits to the needs of the customer
•Track performance of accounts (revenue), opportunity and scope to build and maintain customer relations.
•Manage service performance within the account portfolio and to be a resolution point for any service related issues
•Have a comprehensive understanding your current portfolio (including revenue and service performance, opportunities and threats)
•Submit accurate and timely business information when required
•Continually look to improve and develop knowledge and to share that with colleagues.
•Act as mentor to other team members and support them within their portfolio when required
•Produce and maintain an accurate revenue forecast (rolling 12 months) and report on monthly revenue variances verses both budget and forecast

Skills Required:

•Highly numerate
•Ability to articulate both verbally and in written form
•Happy to work both alone and as part of a team
•Skilled listener, able to understand and empathise with Customers whilst understanding context and the Customer supplier relationship
•Ability to self-motivate and work with the minimum of supervision
•Have a problem solving attitude and relish the challenge that obstacles may present
•Have consistent drive and energy
•Strong work ethic
•Presents a well prepared and professional image at all times

Salary £25-26.5 Hours Mon-Fri 0900-1730


Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics, Managerial

Our client, who is based around the Heathrow area, is looking for a Export Manager . Knowledge of Perishable cargo is desirable but not essential

General Duties:

• Liaise with HMRC, Port & Plant Health and other government bodies
• Organise export clearances, and correct documentation relating to the movement of cargo
• Create export documentation required for the shipping of cargo
• Provide a high level of customer service
• Liaise with overseas offices, partners and agents
• Strong Administration skills
• To sort, filter and distribute documentation, and create and maintain job files in an accurate and timely manner.
• Arrange the X ray screening of cargo in line with CAA/DFT regulations
• Arrange bookings with airlines, shipping lines and transporters
• To manage the export department and staff
•arrange the Export of cargo by Air, Sea and Road
•Liaise with Airlines

Salary £38-43k

profit share available for any new business brought on board

Category: Current Vacancies, Export Airfreight, Logistics, Managerial

Our client based in Manchester is looking for a Dynamic Sales person to join the team. You will be selling the cargo services of Airlines to the freight industry. Birmingham areas upwards will be covered as well as some Scottish areas.

Salary is Negotiable

Hours Mon-Fri 9-5.30pm

Holidays 20 days per annum raising to 30 max , 1 per year after 5 years of service

Car allowance £187.50 per month prior to tax

Mileage Business mileage paid

Others Laptop and mobile phone


•In addition the company offers a “Christmas” bonus scheme subject to matrix of 3 grades which you will also be applicable for.
•Probation period is 3 months, in this 1 week notice by either party
•After probation notice period is 1 month

Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics, Sales

Our client based in the Avonmouth area is looking for an experienced export clerk:

Job Spec:

Looking for an energetic AFR EXP specialist who also has experience with AFR IMP.
Essentially it’s 95% an AFR EXP desk-role.
Must be operationally strong, articulate and KPI driven.
Must know the AFR procurement process with carriers.
Strong customer-experience skills and for “owning” profitability on files.
Must be able to take the next step up to cover for AFR Manager at times, so we need to be interviewing strong candidates, with an ambition to succeed.

Avonmouth based.
Salary up to £33k + usual benefits






Category: Current Vacancies, Export Airfreight

Our client based up in Manchester is looking for someone from a GSA or Airline background

hours are Monday-Friday 0900-17.30

Outline of the Role:

To provide best in class customer experience to our forwarding and airline customers.

Handling correspondence and making bookings and agreeing rates both over the phone and in writing

Assisting the sales and management teams with new ideas and suggestions to achieve our targets

This role is based in Manchester


Salary £ 30-32 k


Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics

We are looking for an Accountant / Finance Manager for our medium sized client based around the Heathrow area.

Ideally our client is looking for someone who is qualified and from a freight background.

Experience of Sage and Boxtop would be an advantage and you will have experience in managing at least 6 staff.

In return our client offers an excellent package, £60k-80k plus the usual benefits, bonus, car allowance, Health & Pension.

Outline of the role:

Monthly P & L & Management Accounts

Reporting directly to the Board of Directors

Sales Rep/monthly/quarterly commission calculations

Payroll, P11D returns, Staff entertaining & yearly audit

Responsible for company banking arrangements

At least 10 years experience in a managerial position

For more information please contact Kevin Theobald Recruitment for more information

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