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, London, Heathrow, Banbury, 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

FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£26000 - £28000
European Road Freight logistics Coordinator
Experience of Road Freight operations within a freight forwarding company (including expedites) or a 3PL
Operational experience of Road planning processes
Excellent communication skills - internal and external (written and verbal)
Ability to demonstrate analytical and logical thinking to solve problems
Good analytical and numerical skills
Knowledge of transport documentation requirements
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel and Word)
Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure
Desirable
Minimum 3 years experience in Road Freight operations
Previous International logistics experience a benefit
Basic knowledge of International Transport a benefit
Previous experience in either an automotive or manufacturing environment would be a benefit
Geographical knowledge of applicable region
Working knowledge of carrier invoicing and billing procedures
Knowledge of transportation regulations
Experience of customs compliance
Language Skills
English language fluency is essential
Other regional language is desirable

Travel Requirements
May require occasional regional travel

FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£20000 - £23000
Courier Customer Service Clerk required to join our small client based in Colnbrook

Candidate is required to have a minimum of 1 years experience within a Courier Customer Service position.

Daily duties include:

Post-flights
Entering PODS
Quoting customer prices for shipments
Customer Service

Hours are Monday - Friday 08:00 till 17:00

Salary is between GBP20,000 - GBP23,000 depending on experience

Please send C.Vs direct to leanne.kennelly@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 Import Clerk

£23000 - £27000
Import Clerk required to join a large and respected Freight Forwarding organisation located close to Heathrow on the pattern mentioned below.

This is an excellent company to work for, and a very good opportunity for an individual with a minimum of 1 years Airfreight import experience.

The role will include the full range of Airfreight Import duties, including:

Liaising with overseas offices
Providing rates
Processing pre-alerts
Import customs clearance
Liaising with consignee's for clearance instructions & delivery info
Invoicing
Liaise with warehouses/hauliers/airlines

Hours Are: Monday to Friday 09:00 till 17:30

Salary is between GBP23,000 - GBP27,000 depending on experience

Please send C.V's direct to leanne.kennelly@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

Ocean/Air Import Clerk

£26000 - £31000
Excellent opportunity has become available for an Ocean/Air Import Clerk required to join established friendly forwarder based local to Heathrow.

Our client is seeking candidates with a minimum of 2 years experience within Seafreight and Airfreight however would consider candidates who are experienced with one mode.

Daily duties will involve:

Liaising with overseas offices
Providing quotes
Processing pre-alerts
Invoicing
Costing
Arranging shipments
Customer Service
Customs entries

Hours are Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:30

Salary is between GBP26,000 - GBP31,000 depending on experience

Please send C.V's direct to leanne.kennelly@firstchoiceuk.com

Candidates without experience will unfortunately not be considered for this role.

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


FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£35000 - £35000
Exclusive position has become available for an Import Team Lead to join this excellent forwarder based near Heathrow

Candidate will be confident in all areas of the Import Airfreight operation, senior level with around 4-5 years solid knowledge

Leading a small team of around 4-5 operational staff

Hours: 4on 4off days 07:00am - 19:00pm or 10:00am -10:00pm

*however if your shift falls over the weekend you will be required to work office hours being Friday 09:00am-21:00pm and Saturday 07:00am-19:00pm

Fantastic salary on offer up to GBP35000 plus Company Car

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
£25000 - £30000
European & UK Transport / Stock Controller

UK and European Transport (Traffic). Stock control and other related duties.


The idea applicant is to be IT literate. Also they need to be comfortable with data input.
Issuing instructions and performing tasks from a computer base. Experience with spreadsheet programs and word processing.

Salary per annum between GBP25,000 and GBP30,000 according to experience.

Benefits :
After 3 Month probation invited to join company pension scheme.
5% employee contribution /
6% employer contribution.
Subsidised canteen
After 1 year able to join company Medical Insurance.

Must have previous experience within Transport UK & European, also Stock Control.


FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£30000 - £35000
Key Account Operative required to join established Freight Forwarder

Successful candidate must have Air and Ocean experience either in Imports or Exports.

Daily Duties:

Operational role handling Air and Ocean Multi-Directional shipments
Arranging shipments, completing documentation, customs clearance and all financial aspects of the file to include tracing and updating the customers via phone, track and trace etc
Completing customer quotations in a timely manner, ensuring all quotes are followed up and recording into system
Providing a high level of customer care and service at all times
Customer visits and sales calls with OSM or BDM
Maintenance of Customer SOPs and onboarding
Creating and managing KPIs
Compiling reports to the OSM as required
Supporting Overseas Manager on any other tasks as required
Monday to Friday 09:00 till 17:30

Salary is between GBP30,000 - GBP35,000 depending on experience

Please email C.V's directly to leanne.kennelly@firstchoiceuk.com

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


FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£20000 - £28000
Customs Clearance Coordinators

Due to growth our client are looking to bring in new team members to be part of our growing customs clearance team.
Within this role you will be responsible for checking shipping documentation, claiming UCNs, classifying cargo and completing customs entries for cargo arriving into UK ports from China.
There will also be an element of invoicing and milestone updates through our Cargowise and internal platforms to ensure our clients have regular progress reports.

Requirements:
Previous customs entry/clearance experience
Good level of IT knowledge
Previous customer service skills
Ability to work in an organised and efficient manner
Able to work as part of a team and also as an individual
Previous experience using Cargowise system would be beneficial but not required
based pension scheme available
25 days holiday per annum, plus bank holidays
Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00-17:30

FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£23000 - £28000
Airfreight/Seafreight Operations Clerk required for a medium sized Freight Forwarding company located close to Heathrow with excellent transport links.

The role is both Import & Export, Air & Sea.

Main duties will include:

Processing Air & Sea imports & exports
Quoting clients on individual shipments
Carrier bookings
Cutting documentation (HAWB/MAWB/BOL)
Customs clearance
General Air & Sea operational duties
Customer service

Hours are Mon-Fri 0900-1730 salary around the GBP28k mark depending on experience.

*We can only accept applications from candidates with 1-2 years freight forwarding operational experience, if you don't hear from us your application has been unsuccessful.