Air Freight Coordinator

Air Freight Coordinator – Hounslow – Up to £35,000

Our client who are an international logistics company are looking for an Air Freight Coordinator to join their growing team in Hounslow.

Job Purpose:

To provide the effective delivery of valuable cargo consignments for clients via air and road freight.

Job type: Permanent

Hours: Weekly rotation – 08:00am-16:30pm & 09:00am-17:30pm

On offer:

  • Salary: Up to £35,000 DOE
  • Annual holiday: 20 days plus 8 bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Death in service

Daily duties:

  • Execution of operational tasks including handling daily imports, exports, customs clearance and deliveries as directed.
  • Create, maintain and complete job shipment files on relevant in-house systems.
  • Also create, maintain and complete hard copy files of these shipments. Ensuring all relevant paperwork (Shipment request, AWB’s, security receipts etc) are kept within.
  • Co-ordinate shipments with relevant UK and international vendors ensuring proactive communications at all times.
  • Creation of relevant documents for all shipments, including AWB’s, guard sheets and other.
  • Effective and proactive communications with the customer, providing full details of all stages of the shipment process
  • Special projects and other reasonable tasks / duties as delegated by Operations Manager.
  • Maintain meaningful vendor relationships ensuring security and service expectations are preserved.
  • Escalate any major customer issues.
  • Offer ideas to improve and standardise operations.
  • Provide operational coverage for colleagues as directed.
  • Highlight jobs at negative and limited margin to the Operations Manager.
  • Ensure Jobs are costed correctly on the system in a timely manner
  • Feedback on job related cost variances as requested.
  • Embrace new ways of working
  • Understand the sales process and undertake elements of this as part of role
  • Good time management ensuring work is completed in line with daily business requirements
  • Ad hoc tasks as directed.

Experience required:

  • Previous operational/coordinating experience within a logistics environment.
  • Previous experience of customs entries (imports/exports).
  • Good working knowledge of customs procedures
  • Good to fluent knowledge of software from ASM Sequoia
  • Experienced in Airfreight.
  • Understanding of Cargowise

WR Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for all vacancies in the logistics industry. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location London
Job titleAir Freight Coordinator
Salary £28000 - £35000
Consultant James Earl
Consultant Phone 02394004766
Consultant Email
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