Logistics Co-ordinator - Great role offering variety

Our client is a well respected business who due to growth in the business have a newly created role which offers plenty of variety.

The role will suit an individual with strong interpersonal skills and good organisational skills.

MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE:

To oversee and facilitate the supply chain operations of the company and to coordinate personnel and processes to achieve the effective distribution of goods.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Arranging and monitoring container orders from Asia and South America
  • Arrange and allocate booking times for European deliveries
  • Organise and create customs clearance instructions
  • Checking and expediting shipments and telex releases
  • Scheduling deliveries into warehouses including checking the paperwork has been received by hauliers in a timely manner
  • Reviewing and maintaining spreadsheets.
  • Investigating and resolving shipping issues
  • Updating and monitoring of information in internal systems
  • Accessing third party websites to enable tracking of shipments
  • Arranging deliveries to European locations including raising and issuing relevant paperwork
  • Liaise with HMRC to obtain correct HS codes and duty rates for new products
  • Obtain and arrange shipments for air freight
  • Negotiate rates with shipping companies.

Role related knowledge, skills, behaviours, qualifications and experience required

· Proven experience with at least two years in logistics or shipping

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as negotiation skills

· Knowledge of laws, regulations and HMRC’s Harmonised Classification

· Ability to work with little supervision and track multiple processes

· Good IT, including excel, skills with a working knowledge of logistics software (ERP)

This is a great opportunity to join a successful company with a great team atmosphere.

Keywords: LE11/LE1/West Bridgford/Quorn/Melton/Derby/Nottingham/Shipping

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