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Import Coordinator

Job Description

We have partnered with a leading freight and transport company seeking an Import Coordinator to join their growing department.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the entire ocean freight importation process, including consolidated groupage containers
  • Obtain and share all essential information, both internally and externally, to ensure that the proper procedures are in place and that client needs are addressed
  • To acquire up-to-date shipment information, communicate with suppliers, abroad offices, and agents
  • Ascertain that the proper documentation is on file, and act in accordance with the instructions
  • Maintain all files to ensure that they are accurately costed and billed in compliance with management rules
  • Maximize department earnings by achieving optimal purchasing rates and minimising operational faults
  • Manage the entire marine freight importation process, including consolidated groupage containers
  • Obtain and share all essential information, both internally and externally, to ensure that the proper procedures are in place and that client needs are addressed
  • To acquire up-to-date shipment information, communicate with suppliers, abroad offices, and agents
  • Being proactive by keeping consumers up to date on the status of their shipments
  • Provide necessary information to transportation companies to guarantee that customer delivery needs are met
Required:
  • Have 2 years’ experience in the Freight forwarding sector
  • Possess an excellent understanding of Import, Logistics and Shipping
  • Understanding of multi-modal freight operations – good knowledge of Ocean freight desirable.
  • Be educated to GCSE standard
  • Have the ability to effectively prioritise workloads and handle pressure of deadlines