Import Co-ordinator - Supply Chain

01 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A Multi-National Global Logistics Provider offering import and export logistics & freight forwarding solutions via air, sea and road is recruiting for an Import Co-ordinator to join one it's operations team's in London.
On Offer;
* An opportunity to work with a highly regarded organisation in London
* Easily accessible London location
* Competitive Salary
* Benefits - bonus / private healthcare / pension / gym membership + more
Main Purpose of Role;
Responsible for servicing a key retail account the role wil involve tracking of import deliveries into distribution centres, maintaining a high level of communication with both internal and external parties. Track & collate inbound documentation from origins for client to ensure timely handover to brokerage department for customs procedures to take place in time for prompt delivery to distribution centres, whilst ensuring customer KPI requirements are being met.
Duties & Responsibilities;
* Oversee import logistics / freight forwarding process
* Establish effective communications with carriers/ customer/overseas offices
* Follow up with origins / suppliers / customer to ensure required documentation is received for cargo release- specifically bills of lading.
* Tracking of deliveries, liaising with carriers transport department / customer / distribution centres.
* Co-ordination of deliveries and update of relevant systems / reports as required.
* Participate in periodic operational review with client if required
* Maximise revenue, contain cost
* Maintain internal service level
* Co-operate with other teams to ensure cost / revenue are processed accurately and on time.
Skills & Experience Required to be Considered;
* Strong proven experience in an import operational role within logistics, shipping, forwarding, transport or retailers/ manufacturers logistics unit
* Proven internal/external customer service within a team environment desirable
* Good working knowledge of Excel/Word/Outlook
For full details, please contact Willis Global - a leading Recruitment Consultancy for the Shipping & Logistics industry

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