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
ESSEX OFFICE

Ocean Export Clerk

£25000 - £28000
Ocean Export Clerk

The role will be working within the Ocean Export department where they deal with both FCL and LCL container freight shipments to Worldwide markets.

Duties will include:
Opening job file
Put Export bookings on the system
Contacting shipping lines to book containers for the customer.
Liaising with customers and hauliers to organise Export collections from customers premises to relevant ports.
Liaison with overseas office and agents.
Producing export documentation
Customs export entries
Charge out files
Keep customers informed of any problems that may arise.
Any other duties required by management.

Min of 2 years in Freight Forwarding Ocean Freight Preferred.

* 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
£18000 - £18000

Export Documentation Clerk
Receive B/L instructions from clients, sent to back office for entering in the system, monitor receipt, when received, check for accuracy and sent to client for approval
Raise invoices and issue credits to overseas agents
Complete export entries
Complete AMS entries
Check vessels have sailed and issue docs

FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
HEATHROW OFFICE

Air Export Clerk

£25000 - £28000
New role at with this very modern Freight Forwarder located in Colnbrook.

This is an Air Export role, working in a team of 5 who handle key export accounts. Due to business expansion a new Air Export clerk is required to join the team.

Interested candidates must have a minimum of 2-3 years Air Export experience, and be condifent in the end to end Air Export process.

Duties will include:

Arranging transport
Cutting HAWB/MAWB
Completing customs entries
Post fights
Pre-alerts
Billing
General customer service to shippers

This is a 37.5 hour Mon-Fri position, salary is up to GBP28k based on experience.

*We can only accept applications from candidates with the required experience for this role, if you don't hear from us your application have been unsuccessful.

FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£18000 - £22000
Courier Customer Service Clerk x2 required to join busy Courier agent

Hours will be

1 role 0900 - 1730
2 role 09:30 - 1800

Ideally the candidate will have some basic industry knowledge

Salary will be cGBP18k - GBP22k (salary will reflect experience)

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





FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
HEATHROW OFFICE

Export Coordinator

£25000 - £28000
New vacancy with a small/medium sized Freight Forwarding company located close to Feltham/Ashford

This is an Export Coordinator position where you will be handling the Export of cargo by Air, Sea & Road. The majority of shipments will be Air freight so interested candidates will need a minimum of 3 years Air Export experience.

Any experience exporting goods to the USA will be an advantage.

Duties will include:

Liaising with shippers
Arranging collections
Booking space with carriers
Cutting export documentation (HAWB/BOL)
Completing export customs entries
Providing pre-alert documents to destination offices
Keeping shippers up to date/resolving any issues
Costing files & general admin

This is a 37.5 hour per week position, Mon-Fri with shifts of 0800-1630, 0900-1730 & 0930-1800

Salary is up to GBP28k per annum depending on the level of experience

*We can only accept applications from candidates with the required experience for this role, if you dont hear from us your application has been unsuccessful.


FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£28000 - £28000
Air Export Specialist -



Adhere to Customs Compliance procedures and documentation.
Manage and Build Customer Relationships.
Complete retrospective Customs compliance actions
Customs entry for Specialist License movements.
Ensure the Job File is fully and accurately completed reflecting all commercially relevant information and services provided.
Liaise directly with Carriers and Handling Agents to resolve exceptions and discrepancies as they arise.
Liaise directly with DGF departments on shipment planning and coordination.
Liaise directly with DGF Transport & Warehouse teams on shipment planning and coordination.
Liaise directly with overseas offices on shipment planning and coordination.
Maintain and update DFT compliance.
Maintain mandatory milestones and remarks through Logis (internal system).
Manage allocated customers against agreed SOP.
Use Logis to create, manage and maintain London Airfreight shipments.
Any other duties as required.
Update GCCS (internal complaints tool) with all required inputs including root cause and solution when assigned.
Support the measurement of Key Performance Indicators.
Contribute to the First Choice continuous improvement program.
Participate in the Weekly Team briefing sessions.
Complete all statutory and mandatory training.
Person Specification:
One years experience within the Freight Forwarding Industry.
5 GCSEs including Maths and English at Grade C or above - or equivalent desirable.
Experience of HMRC procedures.
Commercial awareness.
Clear and concise communication skills (written and spoken).
Ability to follow processes.
Ability to support a culture of continuous improvement.
Inter-personal skills - Influencing, communication, relationship management, cultural awareness and ability to work across teams.
Knowledge of Freight Forwarding industry: Exports, exports - Must have 5 year referencing with no gaps.

FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
HEATHROW OFFICE

Airfreight Import Clerk

£25000 - £27000
Job description: Airfreight Import Clerk

Employment basis:

Full time / permanent
Hours: 09:00 to 17:30 (Monday to Friday)

Requirements:

Minimum two years airfreight import experience
Customs entry experience essential
Experience with Datafreight software advantageous

General duties:

Creation of import files
Processing of pre-alerts
Checking flight and arrivals information
Obtaining and provision of clearance instructions
Liaison with airlines / agents / clients
Preparation and submission of customs entries
Organisation of UK domestic transport / Airline collection
Invoicing files and query reconciliation
Providing client quotations
Negotiating rates with airlines
Completion of post clearance amendments
Cover for exports in the event of holiday/sickness
*We can only accept applications from candidates with the required experience for this role, if you don't hear from us your application has been unsuccessful

FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£25000 - £28000

Import LCL Ocean Operator
Manage import process start to finish via Topaz system
Liaise with UK warehouses/clearing agents to achieve devan target of 2 working days from vessel arrival
Send NOA and invoices to UK importers prior to shipments arriving
Ensure cost estimates are entered on all jobs within the correct accounting month
Check purchase invoices are correct on receipt. Pass all correct invoices for payment and dispute anything that is not as agreed.
Ensure all operational issues are clearly documented in writing, keeping supervisor in copy of all correspondence
Access invoice queries on a daily basis via Topaz, resolve any queries and forward anything that is on your list in error to correct party
Close files after checking everything has been charged/costed and maximum profitability is achieved
Keep clients SOPs updated
Answer telephone in a timely manner
LCL Consolidations

Must have previous experience within import freight forwarding.
FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£25000 - £28000
Export Ocean LCL Operator

Manage export process start to finish via Topaz system
Receive bookings from clients and issue booking confirmation
Arrange haulage with UK warehouses
Liaise with UK warehouses to book container loading
Issue manifest to warehouses
Create customs entries and associate to master
Submit AMS entries and check accuracy after submission
Issue Bill of Lading Instructions to carriers prior to documentation cut
Check Bill of Lading correct when received from carrier and highlight any errors
Send pre-alerts to overseas agents within 48 hours of sailing
Ensure cost estimates are entered on all jobs within the correct accounting month
Check purchase invoices are correct on receipt. Pass all correct invoices for payment and dispute anything that is not as agreed.
Ensure all operational issues are clearly documented in writing, keeping Export Manger in copy of all correspondence
Access invoice queries on a daily basis via Topaz, resolve any queries and forward anything that is on your list in error to correct party
Close files after checking everything has been charged/costed and maximum profitability is achieved
Answer telephone in a timely manner
LCL Consolidations

Must have previous Ocean Freight Forwarding experience