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

Airfreight Import Clerk

£27000 - £30000
Airfreight Import Clerk required to join a large and respected Freight Forwarding organisation located close to Heathrow

This is an excellent company to work for, and a very good opportunity for an individual with a minimum of 2 years Airfreight Import knowledge

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

Liaising with overseas offices
Providing rates
Processing pre-alerts
Import customs clearance (Advantageous)
Liaising with consignee's for clearance instructions & delivery info
Invoicing
Liaise with warehouses/hauliers/airlines
Are: Monday to Friday 09:00 till 17:30

Salary is between GBP27,000 - GBP30,000 depending on experience

* 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 Seafreight Operator

£28000 - £34000
Our client is looking for an Import seafreight operator to join their team.

Looking for an experienced person minimum 5 years experience.

Handling shipments door to door, including HMRC entries

Start to finish job control including Customs, for FCL & LCL, arriving at UK ports from worldwide but mainly China/Asia and USA.

Mainly a paperless office so needs to be comfortable working within systems rather than with files.

Annual bonus, statutory pension, 20 days holiday accruing to 25 days between 5 and 10 years service.

Monday - Friday Hours 9 - 5:30

*If you havent heard back from us within 7 working days please assume you have been unsuccessful*
FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£26000 - £30000
Our client is looking for a Airfreight Pricing Co-Ordionator to join their team.

Job summary

To respond to customer and overseas partner pricing enquiries. To research and understand the inbound and outbound markets that are being promoted and to ensure that we have the best costs & sales tariffs to allow us to secure business with reasonable margins. To liaise and assist CDM, RGM and GTM departments and promote our services

Overall responsibility

To win new business through effective and timely pricing. To ensure that customers requests are met with the optimum service levels and associated pricing.
To produce tariffs for our overseas partners and to ensure that these tariffs are kept up to date and relevant.
To provide sales with tariffs that can be distributed within the business and that can be used as templates for potential and existing clients.
To monitor customer hit rates and ensure that we maintain or increase margins where possible.
Follow up all quotes with customers to obtain feedback, adjusting pricing where possible to ensure we secure opportunities.


General responsibilities

Ensure that you comply with company policies.
Always protect the interests of the business and escalate any areas of concern to the Airfreight Management team.
Endeavour to ensure that quotes are secured in line with the pricing strategy agreed by management.
To consider all service and pricing solutions proactively to secure the opportunity.
Seek new carriers/routings that bring value to both Uniserve and its customers.


Specific Responsibilities

Acknowledge all customer quotes within 60 minutes with a holding message.
Create tariffs for overseas partners, CRM, RGM and GTM teams.
Follow up on all quotes directly with customer or via internal teams.
Compare rates from OSPs where we have more than 1 in each location.
Ensure that airline contract rates are kept up to date.
Use Webcargo to register all customer & OSP quotations.
Ensure that any quotes accepted comply strictly with our terms and conditions and accounting practices.
Ensure good time management
Monitor won/lost quotes on a weekly basis.
Handover of secured jobs to the operations teams.


Daily routines

Always ensure professional communications with internal & external customers.
Provide quote responses in line with KPIs
Keep an accurate record of all quotes/tariffs
Gather and evaluate market costs/conditions and share with the team.
Quote & secure new business.


Reporting Requirements

Provide a weekly report of business quoted, won, or lost.
All quotes to be completed with 24 hours if overseas contact required.
Report concerns over success rate/strategy for specific customers or routes as required to management.


Key performance standards

All quotes to be acknowledged with 60 minutes.
All quotes to be completed in full within 24 hours.
Follow up 50% of quotes within 72 hours of quotation with the balance within 5 working days.

*If you have not heard back from us within 7 working days please assume you have been unsuccessful*

FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£26000 - £30000
Our client is looking for a good all-rounder with 5 years plus experience in Air, Sea, Road and Courier Imports. This is a start to finish role with a small to medium sized forwarder.

The hours are 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday but flexibility is required , You will be needed to work 1-2 Sundays

Salary GBP26,000 to GBP30,000 subject to experience

Please forward CV's to sue.stone@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 Export Clerk

£28000 - £32000
Fantastic opportunity has become available for an experienced Export Air Clerk, Import knowledge an advantage

Candidate will have a minimum of 3-4 years experience within an Export role and be confident with MAWB/HAWB, rates and customer quotes.

Boxtop knowledge would be helpful and some experience within a Courier Export position would be an advantage.

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

Salary is between GBP28k-32k depending on experience

Please forward CV's to sue.stone@firstchoiceuk.com

* We are only able to accept applications from candidates with previous experience for the role.
* If you do not hear from us your applications has been unsuccesful.
FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
HEATHROW OFFICE

Export Air Operator

£25000 - £32000
Our client, a small forwarder are looking for an Air Export Operations Clerk

You will need a minimum of 2-3 years experience in Air Exports with the following requirements

Customs entry knowledge
Financial acumen
Commercial awareness
Strong Job Costing ability essential
Customer focused essential
Able to work within a small team
Stable background with no gaps

You will need your own transport due to the location of the company

Salary GBP25,000 to GBP32,000

The hours are 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday but flexibility is required

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
£28000 - £33000
Planner - Aerospace Division

Duties to include

Planning the movement of Aircraft engines
Dealing with blue chip clients
Planning route costs
Planners are dealing direct with customers but also with drivers, suppliers etc.

Ideal candidate

At least 3-4 years working within a similar position / Logistics role
Good knowledge of planning
Basic knowledge if cost price calculations
Export background

Monday to Friday 9-5.30 with possibility to be on call during the weekend now and then

Salary: cGBP28.000 - GBP33.000

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
£26000 - £30000
Small agent are looking to add an Import/Export Air/Sea and Road operator to their busy operation due to increase in business

Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years working knowledge within the industry

Monday to Friday 9-5.30

Salary cGBP26-GBP30k depending background

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.