Matt Marsh

Matt Marsh


  • 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

  • Customs Entry Operator



    Position: Customs Clearance Agent Industry: Freight Forwarding Location: Bradford Salary: £22,000 - £32,000 (DOE) We are currently recruiting for a service driven Customs Clearance Agent with an ability to facilitate excellence in customs procedures for our customers. This is a full-time permanent position with potential evening and weekend working hours and you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package. We offer a complete end to end supply chain service, from source to shelf, covering all aspects of supply chain management, global freight forwarding, fulfilment and value added services, allowing our customers to maximise the opportunities that exist in today's technology-enabled marketplace. Using our 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 Customs Clearance Agent, You Will Input customs declarations for both Import and Export shipments using EDI systems. Provide support to Customs and Compliance Manager on all matters relating to customs procedures. Ensure that entries are transmitted to HMRC on time and in accordance with the deadlines set by the customer services and operations teams Ensure that all the company's processes are 100% compliant with HMRC regulations Help collate information for any audits, as required by HMRC Participate and contribute to specific projects, where required. E.g. Authorised Economic Operator Keep yourself updated and informed of any HMRC legislation changes Assist in the management of In and Out of bond entries and stock using the Warehouse Management System to ensure that all HMRC regulations are met. What we are looking for in our ideal Customs Co-Ordinator: Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Confident communicator with a polite telephone manner Ability to work alone and as part of a team Ability to make considered and consistent decisions. Attention to detail is essential alongside the ability for fast and accurate data entry Proactive in your approach to assigned tasks Benefits Available To Our Customs Co-Ordinator Are Staff discounts - up to 30% discount with ASOS (after 6 months employment) Excellent holiday allocation Employee of the month awards (£50 Love2shop vouchers) Seasonal fun events & give aways Free tea and coffee Free 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.

  • Head Of Customs - Freight Forwarding



    Position: Head of Customs Industry: - International Freight & Logistics Location: Bradford Salary: £45,000 + Package Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30am - 17:00pm My client has been providing bespoke supply chain, freight & International logistics services on a global scale to their customers and client's alike for well over 50 years. With accelerated growth across their organisation they now seek to welcome passionate, proactive and competent individuals into their rapidly expanding freight forwarding department based from their central HQ in Bradford, West Yorkshire We are seeking an experienced team leader with a background in operational freight forwarding and customs procedures to come on board as our new Head Of Customs. We are looking for an outstanding team leader who is able to motivate, mentor, and help develop a small team of custom's specialist to achieve their goals. If you are an experienced Freight or Customs & Compliance Manager seeking a new challenge then please apply today! Job Purpose To support and lead a team with excellence in customs management and compliance to our customers, whilst ensuring that in providing this service, the company is fully compliant with the requirements of HMRC and other relevant bodies. This role will involve training and coaching the Key Account Management and Customs team on HMRC compliance and best practice. You will be responsible for training colleagues and then monitoring performance of each bonded warehouse within the Company Group, making sure they are fully compliant with HMRC regulations. Key Accountabilities & responsibilities To coach, train, advise, inform and support the Customs team/department on all relevant matters relating to customs procedures. Arrange direct contact with customers requiring advice and guidance on HMRC related matters, including customer site visits if requested. To ensure that entries are transmitted to HMRC on time and in accordance with the deadlines set by the customer services and operations teams Responsible for monitoring that all companies within the Advanced Group are 100% compliant with HMRC regulations at all times. To arrange, facilitate, document, report and follow up on all audits arranged by HMRC Keep records of any breaches of customs and taxation rules that have been detected within the Company or by the customs and/or fiscal authorities in the last three years Successfully complete training courses, on or off site, which the company may deem necessary to the role. These courses will cover customs legislation consistent with, and relevant to, the extent of your involvement in customs related activities Monitor and record, by means of KPI's, all internal AEO related paperwork. Lead and set standards for all HMRC related projects Manage, monitor and coach colleagues on the bonded warehouse procedures. Complete all applications and information requests from HMRC within deadlines specified. Responsible for checking all payments out of Advanced Supply Chain and Advanced Forwarding Deferment accounts within 48 hours of statement received Balance the Deferment statements monthly You are required to keep yourself updated and informed of any legislation changes as well as ensuring the operations team are made aware of these. Control all stock movements within our warehouses for In and Out of Bond entries. Full training to be completed on Advanced Warehouse Management System to ensure that all HMRC regulations are being met. 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.

  • Freight Forwarding Account Manager



    Position: Account Manager - Freight Forwarding Location: Derby Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30am - 17:00pm Salary: DOE About the Company My client helps businesses solve their complex logistics and supply chain problems, with over 20 years' experience developing technology solutions that help manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and retailers reduce their costs and grow their business. Offer the widest choice of logistics services, from mail, packets and parcels to pallets and full loads for shipping throughout the UK, Europe or Worldwide. To coincide with our growth plans for 2021 and beyond, we now seek an internal sales and account manager to join a growing commercial team. The Position Your job role will be to maintain, retain and develop customer relationships with a portfolio of existing and creating new clients. Your objective will be achieving your targets using the services we provide and log your activity and information gathered in our system. In this key role you will be speaking directly with our customers, managing their expectation by providing updates, logistics and technology services related information and increasing sales of added-value services. You will be validating all the information gathered on your customers and logging this on CRM as well as up selling the logistics and technology services that make our customers happy. Essential Requirements You will act as the first point of contact for your external customer, providing them with a high level of quality service. Whilst maintaining a strong relationship with your customer base, you will have understood which of the companies services would create the most benefit, efficiency, and happiness for them. Previous experience within international logistics or freight forwarding is important as well as proven experience managing customer accounts, retaining business and developing new business leads and opportunities. Outstanding customer service is paramount for this position. Key Responsibilities Build and maintain long-lasting customer relationships. Deliver a consistent phone call / online call, contact flow Achieve all KPI's and targets that have been set within the agreed timescales. Identify additional opportunities to win business. Optimise and safeguard revenue. Manage customer expectations & objections. Deliver Happiness for our customers. 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