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Matt Marsh

Matt Marsh

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

  • Ocean Imports & Customs Supervisor

    Bradford

    Negotiable

    Position: Ocean Freight, Customs Specialist Team Leader Industry: International Freight Forwarding Location: Bradford Salary: £35,000 - £40,000pa An opportunity has arisen to join an award winning global multi modal freight and logistics provider based from their Branch in West Yorkshire. In the ranking published by Transport Topics and Armstrong & Associates, Inc. for 2019, my client were placed sixteenth among the Top 50 Airfreight Forwarders and seventh among the Top 50 Ocean Freight Forwarders. Awarded best Logistics service provider for Air freight, best 3PL & outstanding achievement award for global 3PL at the 2019 Logistics and Supply chain awards, this proves to be an excellent opportunity to work with one of the most progressive and reputable freight and logistics organisations in the world. Due to elevated growth a customs specialist for their ocean freight department is now required. Applicants must have solid experience in ocean freight imports and exports customs procedures, ideally with team leader or supervisory experience with the ability to be able to lead and motivate a small team of ocean freight customs clearance coordinators. The role: To effectively and efficiently lead a small experienced ocean freight customs team in the ocean freight department made up of 20 staff. The Requirements: Ocean freight experience with Imports customs procedures Deep Sea FCL & LCL Experience Should be confident in the entire end to end process, from quotation stage, through booking & documentation handling shipments from start to finish. Experience with Air freight would be an advantage Team leader or supervisor experience would be an advantage The Package: Salary: £35K - £40K - depends on the individual Mon - Fri 8am - 16:00 or 9am - 17:00 25 days holiday + 8 days bank holidays Company health plan 4 years death in service free on site parking company pension scheme 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 Manager - Freight Forwarding

    Bradford

    Negotiable

    Position: Import Manager Location: Bradford Industry: International Freight Forwarding Salary: £40,000 An opportunity has arisen to join an award winning global, multi modal freight and logistics provider based from their central HQ in Bradford Awarded best Logistics service provider for Air freight, best 3PL & outstanding achievement award for global 3PL at the 2019 Logistics and Supply chain awards, this proves to be an excellent opportunity to work with one of the most progressive and reputable freight and logistics organisations in the world. Due to elevated growth a position has become vacant for an experienced Import Manager Applicants must have solid experience in ocean, air or road freight import procedures, ideally with Management, team leader or supervisory experience with the ability to be able to lead and motivate a small team of freight coordinators. The role: To effectively and efficiently lead a team of 8 experienced freight coordinators in the forwarding department. The Requirements: Ocean, Air or Road freight experience Imports experience Should be confident in the entire end to end process, from quotation stage, through booking & documentation handling shipments from start to finish. Capable of leading a team Management experience 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.

  • Air Freight Account Manager

    Bradford

    Negotiable

    Key Account Manager - Air Freight - Freight Forwarding A global freight forwarding and complete supply chain provider are seeking an experienced freight forwarder with a strong focus toward customer service and building relationship's with key clients and customers. If you have experience with air freight procedures and are looking for a highly progressive role with a growing organisation then please apply today! Main Purpose of Role: The primary function of the role is the management and development of the business relationship between the company and all existing and new customers. Key Tasks & Accountabilities You will manage and actively seek to build a good relationship with any new customer assigned to you. You will manage the processing of import consignments in line with an agreed standard operating procedure ensuring the achievement of internal Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) You will manage an agreed number of your allocated customers under the agreed operating procedures You will be responsible for the management of 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. You will maintain ongoing dialogue with the relevant overseas agents to ensure they are aware of your customers' sourcing and shipping requirements. You will oversee the regular update and completion of pricing for your allocated customers. This will be achieved through ongoing discussions with the Customer Services Supervisor and the Commercial team. You will be responsible for the ad hoc creation of pricing for new business and new business opportunities and work in co-operation with the Commercial team to deliver these to your allocated or new customers. You will monitor the profitability of your allocated accounts, seeking opportunities to increase the profitability and the GP/TEU performance of your allocated customers. You will additionally be aware of the planned and actual performance figures of your customers and use that information to seek improvements to company profitability. You will be required to make occasional visits (as required) to allocated customers as part of a review process or in response to a customer request. You will actively participate in the internal communication and briefing process, and/or the weekly meetings. The Package: Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 Location: Bradford Holiday: 20 days + 8 bank holidays Hours: Mon - Fri 9am - 5.30pm 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