Job Description

AIRFREIGHT LOGISTICS CO-ORDINATOR

£20,000 - £25,000 basic salary + 23day holiday, Health Care & Pension

IMMEDIATE START – Temp to Perm / Permanent Position

We are working with a large Global Freight Forwarding and Logistics organisation to recruit a new member of staff to join their International Logistics & Supply Chain division as an AIRFREIGHT LOGISTICS CO-ORDINATOR.A Temp to Perm / Permanent position and able to offer an immediate start, it is paying a salary circa £20,000 - £25,000 + benefits.

The role will be to join an expanding and developing division of a successful organisation working with a large Global Key Account customer, controlling and co-ordinating the International shipments for Import, Export and Cross trade movements of global freight.

Day to day duties of an AIRFREIGHT LOGISTICS CO-ORDINATOR will include:

  • Liaising with Customers
  • Planning transport movements according to  Key Account customer requirements
  • Communication with shipping points and 3rd party carriers
  • Processing Logistics administration
  • Answering customer and supplier queries and enquiries via email and telephone
  • Updating spreadsheets and KPI reports with accurate data
  • Maintain operational documentation and registers
  • Answering rate requests and agree spot rates with carriers
  • Organisational of special shipments on request
  • Preparing arrival and departure statistics

The successful candidate is required to have worked in the LOGISTICS, SUPPLY CHAIN or FREIGHT FORWARDING industry. Possess outstanding communication and customer service skills, able work with colleagues and customers across all levels in all global locations, remaining articulate and professional.

Due to the nature of the role, there is an emphasis on reporting of data and completion of delivery and exception reports, inter country communications and management statistical reporting. Along with previous Supply Chain/Logistics experience and/or Seafreight operational abilities all applicants will need to be IT literate with a good level of Microsoft Excel.