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
MANCHESTER OFFICE

Airfreight Imports

GBP27,000-GBP32,000
AIRFREIGHT IMPORTS*UKs leading independent shipping and logistics providers is seeking to recruit a seasoned Airfreight Import Operator now for the well-established Manchester station.
Fantastic opportunity and not to be missed!!

Benefits;
Flexible working hours*Company pension scheme - contributions matched up
to 8%*25 days holidays excluding bank holidays*Excellent remuneration*Life assurance*Incentive scheme*Central Manchester Location*Great development / career progression opportunities within a fast-growing business with a very positive and employee friendly culture*

In few words;
You will be covering all aspects of Airfreight Imports Operations.
Including quotations, bookings, job creation, customs/entries and the additional that follows to get the job done. Updating Customers with the status of their shipments and providing a service second to none! Developing and on-board new customers with additional lanes of business from existing customers. You know how!!

Skills/Requirements;
Proven track record of Airfreight Import Operational cycle -Essential.
Effective usage of Cargowise
Ability to understand and execute new processes
Strong customer service orientation
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Commercial Awareness

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FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
HEATHROW OFFICE

Courier Ops Clerk

£25000 - £25000
Courier Operations Clerk required for this well known express parcel company located near Slough.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 years experience in a courier operations position. Excellent opportunity for the right person.

Unloading vehicles, processing parcels, knowledge of in house Courier computer systems

Driving Licence essential.Over 21 for Insurance purposes

Use of Courier Navigator desirable

Hours are from 12.00 - 20.00

Salary around GBP25K

* We are only able to accept applications from candidates with previous experience for this role. If you do not have prior experience as detailed in the job description please do no apply.

If you do not hear from us your application has been unsuccessful
FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
GBP25,000-GBP30,000
Independent, privately-owned UK Freight Forwarder, offers you NOW the opportunity to reach your success even further! Loads activity in the UK with global strength to back up the mission. They just need you to join we know how team in Manchester. AIRFREIGHT OPERATOR

In few words;
You will be covering all aspects of Airfreight Export Operations.
Taking bookings and processing these accordingly.
Liaison with Overseas Agents, Airlines & 3rd Party Logistics.
Establishing routing & rating.
Pre-alerts/Flight details/Export entries.
MAWB, HAWB, Manifests & Labels.
Arranging collection & delivery of goods.
Problem solving, dealing with enquiries and customer services all around.
Updating Customers with the status of their shipments and providing a service second to none!

Skills/Requirements:
5+ years in Airfreight Export Operational cycle -Essential
Great interpersonal skills and enjoys in providing true customer services at all levels.
Flexible, meeting tight deadlines, able to use own initiative and getting the job done!
Involved in depth with Air Exports and covering Air Imports as and when required.
Use of Cargowise

Package
Salary Band: GBP25,000-GBP30,000
Holidays: 20 per annum/Max 28 days (Bank Holidays included) *Sick Pay- Statutory*Pension Scheme available and guess what; more to be revealed at interview stage!

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FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£24000 - £25000
Fantastic Freight Agent are looking to add a Logistics Specialist to work on a 9 month contract which possibly may lead to permanent fixture

M-F 9-5.30

Duties to include:

Logistics Specialist is the first point of contact with both internal and external customers for our bespoke pick and pack operations. They are responsible for the following key activities:

Customer Relations (internal & external)
Achieve personal and operational targets and report any problems that may affect performance.
Maintain and enter accurate data on all company systems.
Request materials and services needed to achieve targets.
Liaise with customers on a daily basis taking bookings via email and telephone & handling query resolution.
Build and maintain high levels of customer service to keep customers engaged to grow business relationships.
Work with other departments and external suppliers to deliver high quality customer service and manage customer expectations effectively.
Arrange haulage, courier, warehouse pick/pack, loading, and similar services as required.
Provide updates and proof of delivery to customers.
Basic shipment reporting as per customer and business needs.
Prepare/support for Shipment/Service invoicing. Administrative tasks as required.
Provide quotations for customer shipment requests from internal stakeholders and/or external suppliers.
Ensure all GDP transport and MHRA guidelines are followed in accordance with internal and external SOPs.
This role will be part of a multi-modal Life Science Logistics team so role may include processing shipments using other modes of transport (training available as needed).

Person Specification:

Must have at least 1+ year Logistics Operations / order processing or similar experience.
Must be able to work as part of a team.
Must have good communication and customer service skills.
Understanding of GDP/GMP guidelines highly desirable.

Pharma / Perishables handling or similar experience highly desirable not essential

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
HEATHROW OFFICE

Air Import Clerk

£35000 - £40000
Busy established forwarding agent have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Import Clerk to join their team.

3 - 5 years operational experience, good Customs knowledge, be able to work well under pressure and own initiative. Job will encompass all aspects of imports including billing

BoxTop and Sequioa experience would be preferred

Must also have good customer service and communication skills.

Hours - 0730 - 1630 hrs Sun / 0900 - 1800 hrs Mon to Thu

Salary up to GBP40k

*If you have not heard back from us within 7 working days please assume you have been unsuccessful*
FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
HEATHROW OFFICE

Night Operations Manager

£45000 - £45000
Night Operations Manager
Heathrow - Distribution/Logistics/Parcels
Salary GBP45K Base and good Benefits
Monday to Friday
Our client is one of the best-known names in the distribution market, providing their customers with high standards of quality and service
The Role
Fully accountable for the performance of the operation whilst proactively seeking ways to improve cost, service & operational efficiency. Ensure all resources including third party are managed, planned, and controlled to achieve the agreed service levels.
Responsibilities
To manage all areas of the warehouse sortation in an efficient cost-effective manner to ensure depot key KPIs are achieved e.g., sortation compliance, Vehicle Departure times, quality of sortation.
To assist the Depot Manager to manage and control the budget to achieve the agreed service levels Including productivity, labour costs, overtime usage, Agency usage.
To deal with depot recruitment as authorised by the Depot manager to the Company standards.
To maintain the health, safety and welfare of all employees and visitors and control the overall security of the depot.
To comply with health and safety regulations by ensuring Safe Systems of work, risk assessments, accident investigations and reporting is completed and reviewed on a regular basis.
To ensure that the companys policies and procedures are always adhered to including the management of absence, Labour Turnover etc.
To ensure all employees are developed within the companys guidelines and that all necessary appraisals, reviews are maintained up to date.
To performance manage direct reports, setting and monitoring key objectives
All required MI reporting documentation is maintained to the required standard & on time.
To ensure that the Company security processes are maintained at all times & the control/safekeeping of all company assets are maintained
To liaise effectively with suppliers where appropriate
Skills and Experience - Management experience
Must be able to work on own initiative in a pressurised environment to tight deadlines
PC Literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft office
Good communicator and able to liaise at all levels
Numerate self-starter
Flexible approach to work to meet business requirements
*If you have not heard from us within 7 working days please assume that you have been unsuccesful. *

FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
HEATHROW OFFICE

Junior Import Clerk

£16000 - £19000
Small to medium Freight Forwarder are currently recruiting for a Junior Import Clerk

Candidate will either be keen to get into a freight position, or have 1-2 years experience

Good telephone manner and PC skills are also required

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

* 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 Import Clerk

£0 - £0
A fantastic opportunity has become available for an experienced Ocean Import Clerk to join a busy small to medium Freight Forwarder.

Candidate will be confident from start to finish with Ocean Imports, Customs Entries knowledge is a must.

20 days holiday which increases after 5 years + Annual bonus

Salary depends on experience

Hours are Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17.30

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