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Shipping Coordinator

Job Description

A market leader in food commodities is seeking an Shipping Coordinator to join their team in East London.


  • Monitoring shipments from point of loading to final delivery ensuring correct documentation is provided.

  • Assisting the shipping manager with full duties

  • Liaising and supporting clearance agents / freight forwarders

  • Handling import/export documentation including Bills of lading,

  • Coordinating import licences

  • Liaising with clearance agents and freight forwarders to ensure consignments move from port of arrival to the correct customer

  • Liaising with outside warehousing and Haulage contractors

  • Providing holiday cover when required

  • Preparing documents for export and cross trade shipments

  • Monitoring freight rates

Skills Required;

  • Strong team player

  • Experience working within food production

  • Excellent knowledge of full shipping process from start to finish

  • Good attention to detail