Freight Coordinator

Freight Coordinator – Leeds – Up to £35,000
Our client, who are an independent freight forwarder are looking for a Freight Coordinator to join their team in Leeds.
As Freight Coordinator, you will be tasked to complete the full start-to-finish process of dealing with their Air and Sea freight customers.
The role will be office-based and will provide plenty of opportunities for future progression in the team.

Job type: Permanent
Hours: 8.30 am to 5.00 pm – Monday to Friday
Salary: Up to £35,000 DOE
Holiday: 25 days per year plus Bank Holidays.
  • Preparing shipping and customs documentation in compliance with legal obligations; ensuring that paperwork for shipments is complete and correct prior to dispatch; filing paperwork; and maintaining records
  • Checking customs documentation such as import/export declarations, resolving queries and ensuring records are accurate and up to date.
  • Arranging collection of orders and worldwide deliveries.
  • Communication internally with other teams and externally with clients and suppliers.
  • Receiving customer orders; comparing with quotations; working with other departments to resolve queries; and preparing and sending sales acknowledgements to customers whilst also adhering to company policies and legal requirements.
  • Ensuring customers are fully informed with all relevant information regarding their orders and shipments.
  • Responding to queries from customers on a daily basis.
  • Record Keeping: Maintaining electronic and paper-based records required to meet compliance obligations.
  • Perform a variety of administrative duties, such as generating and distributing documentation, spreadsheets and forms.
  • Assist with billing by preparing and sending invoices; maintain client databases; track accounts; oversee the invoice workflow, and assist in copying and distributing production orders and other internal documents as requested
  • Experience in Air or/and Sea freight working for a UK based freight forwarder
  • Good communication, language, literacy, numeracy, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Level headed and the ability to work under pressure
  • Work independently or as part of a team
  • Handle multiple projects at any one time

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Location Leeds
Job titleFreight Coordinator
Salary £22000 - £35000
Consultant James Earl
Consultant Phone 02394004766
Consultant Email
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