Freight & Logistics

Freight, courier, logistics and supply chain

FCS is a one of the leading names in this specialised sector, covering Permanent, Temporary and Interim contracts.

For over 25 years FCS have worked with all Companies from small to PLCs and are on the majority of PSLs enabling them to offer outstanding new opportunities.

First Choice is well placed with strategic offices in Essex, Heathrow, Basingstoke, Dartford, Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester to assist you with any requirements from trainee to director level.

The team have all worked in their chosen fields and are best positioned to help and guide you. Combine this with their global network coverage in 25 Countries and they really are your First Choice.

Current Freight, Courier, Logistics & Supply Chain vacancies

 

Relocation, Removals and Global Mobility

 

FCS has a specialised division recruiting professionals in the UK and overseas within the International Moving & Relocation Industry.

Whether you need assistance in finding an experienced export porter, a dedicated Move Coordinator to be sole point of contact for your corporate client, an International Sales Estimator meeting private individuals or company employees in their home or a Branch Manager Position within your organisation, FCS can help.

Having staff worked personally within the Moving and Relocation Industry, we really do understand the market and a company’s recruitment requirements, so for UK or International Moving & Relocation requirements, make First Choice Staff, your first point of call.

Current Relocation, Removals and Global Mobility vacancies

Freight & Logistics Jobs

OFFICE & PROFESSIONAL
£20000 - £25000

LOGISTICS CUSTOMER SERVICE CLERK – IMMEDIATE START

Based in Newport Pagnell (MK16)

Offering a salary of £20,000 - £25,000 depending on experience

Global organisation

Excellent career opportunity.

We are seeking to recruit a LOGISTICS CUSTOMER SERVICE CLERK with an immediate start. Working hours are Monday to Friday, 09.00 – 5.30pm, the role is based in Newport Pagnell (MK16)

 We are seeking a candidate who possesses excellent Customer Service skills and able to communicate effectively across all levels, an excellent telephone manner, confident in their approach and always striving to offer customers and colleagues the highest level of service. Who is also able to work in a fast paced environment with the Logistics, Distribution & Supply Chain industry sector.

All candidates will need be IT Literate and conversant in Microsoft Excel and able to work with a high level of attention to detail and level of accuracy.

Working for a Global Freight Forwarding and Logistics organisation the role of LOGISTICS CUSTOMER SERVICE CLERK will be to;

  • Liaise with internal and external customers and advise of booking receipts,
  • Confirm Freight details and establish any special requests/requirements,
  • Input all booking data on to an in-house system and generate reports,
  • Trace and track freight keeping customers updated with its status,
  • Take all general freight enquiries.

Working closely with other departments and offices across the UK and internationally, to offer an outstanding level of service to all customers. This is a fabulous opportunity to work for a large global organisation, offering an immediate start.

For compliance with the DFT and CAA regulations all applicants are required to have a 5 year checkable work history/Education history in the UK and a Clean Criminal Record.

FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
HEATHROW OFFICE

Export Airfreight Clerk

£28000 - £30000
Small to medium forwarder are currently looking for an experienced Export Air Clerk to join their successful team

You will be confident in all areas of Export Air from start to finish with around 3-5 years experience

Monday to Friday 9-5.30
GBP28k-GBP30k

Plesae send your CV to kellie.buckley@firstchoiceuk.com
* We are only able to accept applications from candidates with previous experience for this role.
If you do not hear from us your application has been unsuccessful.


FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
HEATHROW OFFICE

Airfreight Export Clerk

£28000 - £30000
Job Summary:

To assist in managing the Export Airfreight Operations desk liaising directly with Clients, Suppliers, Exporters and Consignees.

Duties and tasks:

Handling all export documentation from A - Z
Cutting HAWB and MAWB
Arranging transport for clients and third-party companies
Supporting the operations team with daily operational activities (booking, post flights etc.)
Providing a high level of customer service at all times
Providing quotations for clients and our foreign agents
Negotiating rates with airlines and suppliers
Export customs entries
Consolidations
Costing files
Liaising with warehouse with documents and freight.
Salary is ranging from 28-30k depending on experience

37.5 hours per week

**If you havent heard from us within 7 working days, please assume you have been unsuccessful this time**

FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£32000 - £35000
Our client is looking for x2 Import/Export Brokerage Clerks with vast experience of completing Customs Entries for Airfreight, Oceanfreight and Roadfreight. The role is within a dedicated Brokerage department, with little Customer contact

- 5+ years import/export experience within a Brokerage department
- Sound knowledge of air and ocean and ideally road but solid base knowledge is required
- Proficient in import/export customs formalities
- IT literate (our system is advanced so good understanding of IT would be very beneficial)

The hours would be 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday

Please send your CV to kellie.buckley@firstchoiceuk.com

* We are only able to accept applications from candidates with previous experience for this role.

If you do not hear from us your application has been unsuccessful.


Salary - GBP32,000 to GBP35,000 (salary offered depending on experience)

Please send your CV to kellie.buckley@firstchoiceuk.com

* We are only able to accept applications from candidates with previous experience for this role.
If you do not hear from us your application has been unsuccessful.


FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£15000 - £16000
Trainee Freight position has become available to join this small to medium, agent locally based.

Ideal candidate will have a keen interest in getting into Freight forwarding, you will be supported in learning all aspects of the Import operation

Monday to Friday 9-5.30

Salary cGBP16k

Please send your CV to kellie.buckley@firstchoiceuk.com





FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
ESSEX OFFICE

Ocean Import Operator

£28000 - £30000
Ocean Import Operator

Our client based in Essex is currently seeking an experienced Import Clerk to cover FCL and LCL shipments. Duties will include arranging import shipments, liaising with shipping lines, hauliers and overseas agents and arranging customs clearance. Applicants must have Import Freight Forwarding experience, gained within an NVOCC, have excellent communication skills and be able to remain calm under pressure. Someone looking for a new challenge.

Liaising with our customers so good customer service skills
Dealing with overseas agents
Arranging deliveries with the carriers
Collecting B/Ls
Arranging releases
Invoicing our customers
Passing invoices.
Well organised and reliable


FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£34000 - £35000
Import Customs Entry Coordinator

Are you Looking for a fresh challenge in Customs?
Our client is a reputable, Freight Forwarder.
this is a Purely customs clearance role.

Arranging Import clearances for FCL and LCL consignments on chief using Multifreight (at the moment)
Classifying commodity codes
Use of Destin8 and CNS port systems
Invoicing Duty/Vat paid on our deferment
Advising Import operations when consignments are cleared for them to arrange onward transport you need to have experience within this role to apply.

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FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
HEATHROW OFFICE

Key Accounts Supervisor

£35000 - £39000
Key Accounts Supervisor

Responsible for the day to day operations of all assigned Company Key accounts to maximise performance, revenue and profit potential of all shipping opportunities in balance with excellent customer service.

Main Role Accountabilities

Compliance

= Ensure that we are working in compliance with AEO regulations and procedures covering Customs simplifications/security and safety, Company ISO 2015 QMS requirements in regard to the swift and accurate completion of shipments working within the parameters of the AEO operating procedures and UK customs law.

= Train all operators that might work on your Key Accounts against up to date standards.

Profitability

= Monitor profitability of the accounts and explore avenues to increase margins through additional sales of Value Added Solutions or high light potential changes to operational practices to improve efficiency.

= Ensure Correct costs are entered on the company system.

Measurement

= Using company systems to measuring operational performance thus identifying any changes needed to be implemented to provide positive improvements to working practices.

= Proactively manage the Account Operations performance through agreed KPIs.

Account Operations Monitoring

= Monitor all account activities, and act as the key contact for the customer.

= Take action and report to the Export Operations Manager as necessary, work with all the other involved departments and Overseas offices ensuring that communication is at its best and that us and the customer have visibility of all their Supply chain while we are in total control.

= Make sure all customer queries are attended to in a timely matter and processed to the highest standard.

= Make sure all jobs have been processed and completed from start to finish in a timely manner according to their priority.

Account Operations Development

= Ensure that all processes, SOPs and staff levels are reviewed with the support of the Export Operations Manager to develop the Key Accounts in order to meet customer expectations and support the growth of the business.

Operations

= Arrange shipments as per customer instructions following customer SOP and liaise with Overseas offices and relevant other departments to meet required deadline and KPI set by customer.

= Respond to Customer requests within a timely fashion.

= Ensure all shipments are placed within the Company system.


Key skills & Attributes

- Work pro-actively using own initiative.

- Proven communication skills both written and verbal.

- Previous experience dealing with varied customer base and building strong relationships.

- Ability to consider several possible options and decide on most appropriate method.

- Possess appropriate IT skills.

- Excellent process and planning skills.

Qualifications & Experience

- Industry experience preferably within Air Exports

- Solid background in UK Customs law and procedures

- Sound knowledge of Word, PP, Excel. Project management software an advantage

- Dangerous Goods Compliant

Hours Monday to Friday (40 hours per week)

Salary GBP35,000 to GBP39,000

* We are only able to accept applications from candidates with previous experience for this role.
If you do not hear from us your application has been unsuccessful.

FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
HEATHROW OFFICE

Import Co-ordinator-4on4off

£27000 - £30000
Import Co-ordinator - 4on4off days

Great opportunity has become available for a candidate to join this busy operation, working on a 4on/4off shift

You will confident in Imports from start to finish

The hours are 4 on 4 off working 07:00 to 19:00

All candidates must have experience of working on an airfreight imports department.

Salaries are between GBP27k- GBP30k dependent on experience.

Please send your CV to kellie.buckley@firstchoiceuk.com

* We are only able to accept applications from candidates with previous experience for this role.

If you do not hear from us your application has been unsuccessful.