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European Road & Customs Clerk (Imports)

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    West Thurrock

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  • Salary:

    £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum

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    James Earl

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

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European Road Freight & Customs Clerk - Imports

Due to accelerated growth, an Italian owned European freight specialist are now seeking an experienced road freight coordinator to join a growing team at their branch in Tilbury.

Specialising in the fashion and retail logistics sector, my client have an outstanding reputation who deliver unrivalled performance and service to their valued customers around the world.

With a fantastic company culture, they have an excellent platform for development and progression of its people, who are at the heart of the business.

Road Freight Coordinator - European Imports

Working as part of a small team in providing a daily Import service to our substantial road freight cliental base
Receiving and managing supplier Import consignments, producing delivery orders for the traffic department
Communicating daily with overseas agents and the International fleet to ensure timely arrival of line haul trucks to our Tilbury warehouse
Contacting customers on a daily basis and booking delivery orders once shipments are confirmed as being received and available for delivery
Supplying the traffic department with the necessary delivery orders and back up documentation to ensure clear instructions to complete the delivery
Familiar with a UK own fleet operation and experience of dealing with various local hubs/locations
Collating operational KPIS for customers as required and sharing weekly/monthly reports
Invoicing and costing shipments and trips and understanding service rates
Experience in preparing a basic customer tariff for European Import groupage
Knowledge of customs procedures for UK Import and experience in managing clearances with local agents and keeping clients informed (training will be given )

Skills & Requirements:

Prior experience of European Road Freight and UK operations
Excellent professional and Personal Time management skills are essential
Excellent communication skills, the ability to prioritise and to work under pressure of workload and within a targeted environment.
IT System knowledge using in house freight systems SGA NET, RDS, as well as standard programs such as Outlook, Skype, Word, Excel
KPI Reporting for clients
Knowledge or awareness of Health and Safety ( information to be shared by the management line )
Familiar with Customs Formalities related to Importing Freight

The Package:

Salary: £22,000 - £26,000
Hours Monday to Friday 0800 - 1700
Standard 20 days holiday excluding bank holidays
Immediate start
Job Type: Full Time

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