Ocean Import Coordinator

Position: Ocean Import Operator
Location: Southampton
Industry: International Freight Forwarding
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm
Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 (Negotiable) DOE
Holiday: 23 days + Bank Holidays

Our client are one of the largest privately owned UK Freight Forwarding & integrated logistics companies, who have experienced rapid growth during the last decade.

Since 1990 they provide their clients a personal service, and its an opportunity to work alongside amazing staff who have an open door to the owners of the business.

Leading the way within the International logistics & freight forwarding industry they have an outstanding track record for delivering bespoke logistics services across the globe via ocean air and road freight, for a variety of commodities.

Due to continued growth plans for 2022 and beyond we are now recruiting for an additional freight forwarder to join our dedicated, friendly team from our Southampton offices.

General purpose of the position:
To complete ocean import consignments from start to finish
Arranging shipments from origin
Complete Customs Entries
Produce bills of ladding for Invoicing
Each team member is an Account Manager and has their own Customer base.
Freight system used are BoxTop (It is very user friendly and we’re happy to train). Destin8, CNS, ASM Sequoia.

Essential experience required:
Direct experience working within freight forwarding
Ocean Imports experience from start to finish
Customs clearance experience
Must be able to trouble shoot, offer outstanding customer service and communicate effectively and efficiently at all levels.

23 days holiday allowance (Increasing 1 day each year) plus bank holidays
Pension contribution
Annual Bonus
Progression route to Supervisory role
Performance based pay reviews

WR Transport & Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for transport jobs and logistics jobs. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

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


Location Southampton
Job titleOcean Import Coordinator
Salary £28000 - £33000
Consultant Matt Marsh
Consultant Phone 02393874482
Consultant Email matt@wr-logistics.com
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