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Freight Coordinator

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  • Ref: LS3614

Our client is a national business with global operations and offices throughout the world. They are now looking for a Freight Coordinator to join their small team in Plymouth. Supporting the Business Development Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating both air and ocean freight shipments from start to finish.

Freight Coordinator responsibilities include...

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Processing of shipments
  • Completion of custom paperwork as well as specific freight documentation
  • Dealing with customer queries
  • Organising client collections and deliveries and ensure clients are kept up to date throughout the process
  • Proactively managing the freight and shipment process to ensure a smooth process right through to delivery of the end product
  • Dealing with shipment issues and ensuring a quick resolve

Freight Coordinator requirements include...

Candidates must be able to display previous experience within a freight and logistics environment including full management from the start of the process through to the final shipment of items as well as a strong understanding of specific freight shipment paperwork including HM Customs and legal requirements. Candidates should also be able to display the ability to work autonomously and manage their own workload to ensure a smooth process within a busy and demanding environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a global organisation as well as have full involvement with the freight and shipment process from start to finish. Flexibility of hours is also feasible for the right candidate as is an immediate start. Our client would also consider someone to cover on a temporary basis so do also make contact if you are only looking for short term work and have experience of freight, logistics and shipping.

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