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Import Coordinator

  • Location:

    Ashford

  • Sector:

    FREIGHT FORWARDING

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    James Earl

  • Contact email:

    james@wr-transportandlogistics.com

  • Job ref:

    J6232132_1610366951

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-25

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Import Coordinator - Kent - Up to £28,000

This Family ran Logistics operation are looking for a Import Coordinator to join their team in Kent.

The Import Coordinator must have previous experience within an import forwarding role, preferably including dealing with customs.

Full-time, Permanent

** Monday to Friday with the occassional weekends **

Salary:

Up to £28,000 DOE

The Role:

Liaising with customers, partners, shipping lines and carriers
Telephone and/or written communication with external organisations e.g. HMRC, Port Authorities, Shipping Lines, Hauliers, Suppliers etc.
Completing day to day entries for all air, sea and road freight shipments.
Calculating Duty / VAT cost for each consignment.
Keeping up to date with changes in regulations, laws and customs procedures.
Planning and arranging deliveries.
Providing administration support to the logistics and commercial team.
Telephone queries, data input and general admin duties.
Obtain necessary Bill of Ladings and correct Tariff Headings. Obtain payments from customers in line with company policy.

Essential Skills required:

Previous experience within an Import Forwarding role, preferably including Customs experience.
Knowledge of customs declarations ideally within a freight forwarding or logistics business.
Previous experience within an Import Forwarding role, preferably including Customs experience.
Knowledge in Microsoft Excel and Outlook.
Good customer service skills with the ability to work flexible hours when require.
Ability to learn and understand existing procedures.
The ability to work independently as well as within a team.
Able to work to deadlines and meet targets.
Driven and self-motivated.

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