Freight Coordinator

Bennett & Game Recruitment Ltd
£25k - £30k pa
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Profile for job JC24261, Freight Coordinator

Transport/Logistics coordinator required to work for a well - established supplier of logistics and freight solutions. Due to the on-going success and growth of the company they are looking for a self-motivated freight coordinator to join the team. The ideal candidate will have a proven background of working within freight/logistics and live within a commutable distance of Skelmersdale.

Freight Coordinator Position Overview

- Management and planning of shipments through supply chain process.
- Ensuring all PO items available by ready date
- Arranging freight pick up
- Arranging international freight through to destination
- Ensuring all necessary documentation is supplied and accurate to ensure a smooth movement of goods
- Tracking shipments
- Updating online tracking tool
- Troubleshooting problems
- Communication to supply chain parties (and customer)
- Raising accruals, invoicing customers and producing quotes/costings
- Communicate effectively with internal and external customers globally ensuring that they are kept informed and updated at all times (Suppliers, truckers, ports, shipping lines, airlines, customs brokers, transhipment points, freight agents etc.)
- Ensure effective communications within Global Freight team

Freight Coordinator Position Requirements

- Experience of freight forwarding environment
- Excellent understanding of freight process
- Cross trade activities
- Import and export air and ocean freight
- Experience of freight documentation (e.g. AWBs and BOLs)
- Customs process understanding
- Highly organised, able to prioritise and work under pressure and to deadlines
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Strong written and verbal skills
- Customer focus
- Problem solving/Analytical
- Good team player
- Commercial awareness
- Numerical skills
- Flexible approach to daily tasks and work load
- Working with overseas agents/third parties

Transport / Logistics Coordinator Position Remuneration

- Salary £25,000 - £30,000

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