Matt Marsh

Matt Marsh

Lead Recruiter

  • transport-and-logistics

  • About me

  • I recruit for the Transport & Logistics Industry & specialise in international freight forwarding. This involves the import and export of goods via air, ocean & road all around the world.I regularly recruit for a levels of freight forwarding including freight coordinators, operations managers, sales and business development managers.

    I grew up in Waterlooville, a suburb of Portsmouth where I also went to school and college. My further education took me to Southampton University where I studied music performance and came away with a 2:1 BA (Hons) Degree.

    I own a VW Camper Van and frequently visit Cornwall where I love to go surfing and camping with friends and family. I also enjoy playing tennis and golf and generally being outdoors. My interesting fact is that I once met Keith Richards from the Rolling Stones whilst working in a country pub in Chichester.

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Matt's Jobs

  • Senior Sea Freight Key Account Manager



    Position: Key Account Manager - Sea Freight Location: Bradford Industry: International Freight Forwarding Salary: £38,000 Hours: Mon-Fri - 8:30am - 17:00pm 25 days holiday Additional Benefits Are you an experienced Key Account Manager working within Freight Forwarding looking for a new and exciting challenge? We have an exciting opportunity available for a motivated Key Account Manager to join our Sea Freight team based in Bradford. You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary plus benefits package. The Company Group offer a complete end-to-end supply chain service, from source to shelf, covering all aspects of supply chain management, global logistics, fulfilment, and value-added services, allowing customers to maximise the opportunities that exist in today's technology-enabled marketplace. Using unique intelligent supply chain model, we design innovative solutions to complex challenges, unlock new opportunities, and speed up and streamline existing processes by removing complexity from the supply chain. It all adds up to providing a service that is "Better, Faster, Cheaper" than our competitors. We live and breathe our Values by being Innovative and Agile in everything we do, operating our business with Respect, investing in our People and putting the Customer 1st whilst ensuring Quality is embedded in everything we do. As our Key Account Manager, you will manage and develop the business relationship between the company and your assigned accounts, both existing and new. Responsibilities Managing and actively seeking to build a good relationship with any new customer assigned to you Managing the processing of Sea Freight import consignments in line with an agreed standard operating procedure, ensuring the achievement of internal Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) Overseeing the regular update and completion of pricing for your allocated customers Creating ad hoc pricing for new business and new business opportunities and working in co-operation with the Commercial team to deliver these to your allocated or new customers Managing an agreed number of your allocated customers under the agreed operating procedures Monitoring the profitability of your allocated accounts, seeking opportunities to increase the profitability and the GP/TEU performance of your allocated customers Managing all Customs processes necessary for the import of shipments by sea or air for your allocated customers, managing the collection of VAT/Duty payments in line with company policy and procedures Maintaining an ongoing dialogue with the relevant overseas agents to ensure they are aware of your customers' sourcing and shipping requirements Making occasional visits to allocated customers as part of a review process or in response to a customer request Actively participating in the internal communication and briefing process, and/or the weekly meetings Maintaining a high level of understanding of your customers' business, being able to suggest and deliver initiatives that will benefit those customers and assist in the longer-term retention of them Keeping yourself informed and updated on any changes within the current marketplace that may impact your customers Skills and experience required: Direct Industry experience with a background in Sea Freight Operations Experience using Cargowise ONE Experience managing Key Accounts Skills in the use of Microsoft Excel or equivalent A good understanding of the market context A well-networked individual A high level of business and commercial acumen High commercial focus and the ability to maximise opportunities for the business and the customer Strong awareness of import/export sea freight operations A high drive to deliver excellent customer service If you want to start a new journey as our Key Account Manager, click apply now - we look forward to hearing from you! WR Transport & Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for transport jobs and logistics jobs. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs. WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

  • Logistics Administrator



    Position: Logistics Administrator Location: Eastleigh Hours: Mon - Fri Salary: up to £23,000 25 days Holiday + Bank Holidays On site Parking Ou client are well established with over 20 year's experience within the ever-changing logistics industry & pride themselves on a very high level of customer service , giving a personal service to all their customers worldwide. We are now looking to appoint an experinced Logistics/Courier Administrator the our growing team. As a Logistics Administrator based at our head office, you will be responsible for; * The full customer service experience from collection to delivery of shipment * Monitoring customers online bookings and processing shipments through to our fleet team * Handling customer enquiries via telephone and email customers to provide quotes and solutions for their needs * Liaising with the Courier fleet team * Track, trace and update the status of shipments. What we'll need from you; * Confident communication skills (verbal and written) * Experience of communications via phone and email * Excellent attention to detail * Experience of working in a customer service environment * Ability to work under pressure in fast paced environment * A proactive and willing attitude * The aptitude to work under own initiative * Experience of global locations and time zones desirable but not essential What you'll receive from us; * Working hours of Monday - Friday * Full training of operation systems * 25 days holiday per annum * Company pension scheme * Life Assurance * On-site parking WR Transport & Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for transport jobs and logistics jobs. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs. WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

  • Import Coordinator - Ocean & Air Freight Forwarding



    Position: Import Operator - Multi Modal Location: Birmingham Hours: - Mon - Fri 8:30am - 17:00pm Salary: Highly competitive An award winning global freight forwarding and logistics provider are now seeking a new talented freight coordinator to join a rapidly growing air and ocean freight department in Birmingham. If you are passion about the freight and logistics industry with a demonstrated career history in ocean and air freight movements, and seek the next step in your career, then please apply today! Offering an excellent platform for progression and development my client are a highly reputable organisation who take care and look after its employees. Operating Sea, Air and Road freight services for over 40 years, the core import and export business has gone from strength to strength and has seen accelerated growth in recent years. We are now looking for an individual experienced in Import Operations to join the evolving team The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years experience in sea freight procedures, working within International Freight Forwarding. Air Freight, European Road Freight & Customs knowledge would also be a distinct advantage as this is a multi modal role. This is a demanding position and will require meticulous attention to detail so previous experience is essential. Key Duties Dealing with a variety of commodities for all shipments Be able to handle the whole life cycle of the shipment from clearance to delivery to the customer Complete day to day customs clearance and entries for all ocean and some air freight shipments Arrange delivery onward to the client Deal with all queries quickly and efficiently Liaise with overseas agents and hauliers Build good working relationships with both customers and colleagues Arrange import shipments for FCL & LCL Essential Requirements: You will need to have at least 2 years experience in freight forwarding Sea freight Import experience is essential Experience using Cargowise systems Experience of inputting into CHIEF WR Transport & Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for transport jobs and logistics jobs. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs. WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

What people say about Matt

  • Matt was absolutely brilliant, from helping me to find a job, to the day of the interview when I was an absolute bag of nerves. Spoke in a lovely manner too, understood everything I wanted from the new job too.

    Anissa Hussain, Logistics Controller - Berkshire
  • Fantastic service, feel very comfortable and feel like I have been looked after fantastically in the job hunt so far

    Matthew Francis, Operations clerk - Berkshire
  • ​Helpful and sportive.

    Lisa Loughran, Customer Service Coordinator - Essex
  • Matt identified a role for me that I was delighted to be considered for.

    Graham Mayers, Business deveopment mananger - Suffolk