Watford, Hertfordshire
£25,000 to £30,000
19 Jul 2018
16 Aug 2018
Job Type

Our client, a leading Sportswear Brandhouse, is looking for a Shipping and Logistics Coordinator.

Roles and Responsibilities: 

Arrange clearance of all sea freight and airfreight goods including samples and also filing and administration of respective documentation

Administer and prioritise daily emails

Planning, managing and chasing supplier deliveries as per ETD agreed

Check and authorise shipments and Airfreight requests, and update schedules

Check all arrivals and liaise with freight forwarders and 3PL to book in shipments

Monitor and record shipping and air schedules

Update clearance status and amend delivery status

Provide clearance / delivery instructions i.e. tariff codes, duty rates and VAT liability information

Administer all documents and file them for clearance procedures

Produce weekly intake report updating all aspects of schedule of delivery arrivals

Receipt of shipping documents and update the ERP system with original documents

Distribution of documents to relevant parties, including exports to enable clearance / delivery

Manage shipping forecast and maintain custom tariff

Manage duty deferment statements, identify all transactions and also provide copies to bought ledger;

Investigate for all discrepancies on delivery

Identify all transactions in relation to VAT certificates

Prepare export documentations and arrange shipments where applicable

Trouble shoot any shipment or delivery related issues.


Experience and Skills Required: 

At least 2-3 years’ experience as Shipping administrator / Shipping co-ordinator /Logistics administrator

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and Outlook

Must have very good organisational skills

Good knowledge of supply chain industry

Previous roles in any of the fields below is preferable

Shipping administrator

Shipping co-ordinator

Logistics administrator

Good communication skills

Knowledge of Styleman or a relevant ERP software is a plus & an advantage

Education – Graduate preferable.

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