Freight Import Coordinator

Freight Import Coordinator

Location: Farnborough

Salary: £28,000 – £35,000 (DOE)

My client is looking for an experienced Freight Import Coordinator to join their team based in Farnborough. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience in Import Freight Forwarding and have a working knowledge and experience processing Import Customs Clearances using CDS. Previous experience as a Customs/Import Clerk or as a Freight Forwarder with Ocean/Air Freight experience would be desirable.

Working Hours: Monday to Friday – 9:00am-5:30pm

Package Benefits:

  • Annual Salary: £28,000 – £35,000 (DOE)
  • Full time: Monday to Friday – 9:00am-5:00pm
  • 25 days annual holiday + bank holiday days.
  • Statutory pension scheme.
  • On-site Parking.
  • Excellent training programme.
  • Opportunities and encouragement for progression within the company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gathering import docs and execute import entries.
  • Arrange disbursements & timely deliveries avoiding storage and bad will.
  • Quotations to overseas agents for arrival charges & some import spot quotations for established commercial supply chain clients.
  • Monitoring shipments and issuing NOAs when required.
  • Support customers’ processes to ensure precise and timely arrangements of shipments and disbursement requests.
  • Day-to-day administration: couriering documents, filing, answering enquiries and effectively resolving problems.
  • Raise invoices and transport documents & pass to clients and importers.


  • Minimum 3 years of experience with Import Customs using CDS is essential.
  • Ocean/Deep-Sea and/or Air Freight Forwarding Experience desirable.
  • Experience using Sequoia desirable.
  • Previous experience working for a UK based Freight Forwarding Company.
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Good verbal and written communication.

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Location Hampshire
Job titleFreight Import Coordinator
Salary £28000 - £35000
Consultant Alex Robinson
Consultant Phone 02392852326
Consultant Email
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