Logistics & Shipping Coordinator

Logistics & Shipping Coordinator 

An expanding global logistics provider, specialising in services to and throughout the developing world for a wide range of clients are currently seeking a Logistics and Shipping Coordinator.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the company as a valued member of a small team in their new London office, based near Leatherhead.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing shipments from around the world for the company’s European based clients. 

Duties include 

  • Liaising closely with customer clients and their sub suppliers
  • Negotiating shipping rates with carriers and airlines
  • Arranging collections/deliveries with hauliers/warehouses
  • Working with suppliers to ensure customer deadlines are met
  • Booking international air and sea freight shipments
  • Communicating with overseas agents and brokers
  • Data entry in to company’s Shipping Management System
  • Preparing shipping documentation
  • Maintaining accurate up to date shipment and tracking logs 

Skills required

  • Experience handling air and ocean shipments
  • Knowledge of customs procedures and documentation
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines 

To be considered for the position the company would ideally like someone with at least 3 years’ experience in international shipping, preferably with some experience in shipping Dangerous Goods. 

Job Details:

  • Position: Logistics & Shipping Coordinator 
  • Job Type: Permanent, Full-time 
  • Salary: £25,000.00 to £35,000.00 per annum 
  • Experience: Minimum 3 years 

How to Apply

If you are interested in this fantastic vacancy and have the experience and skills to apply for the position, please attach your CV and cover letter to the link provided explaining why you believe you are suitable for the role. 

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £25k - 35k per year
  • Location: Leatherhead
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Purchasing
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: LI04
  • Posted: 2019-11-06 14:23:59 -

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