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Import Coordinator

£26,000 + Excellent Benefits
Logistic Jobs
Job Type:
South East
Ref #:
import coordinator
Post Date:
28-01-2019 01:59 PM
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We have a fantastic opportunity for an Import Coordinator for a specialist haulage / freight forwarding company based in Essex. The role is to co-ordinate all aspects of the Import Freight Section from initial booking through to job completion; including invoicing.


We are looking for a candidate with demonstrable experience of all import entries/processes/procedures, who can work under their own initiative, and has the ability to remain calm under pressure. Please note, we are looking for a car driver.


You will be responsible for the day to day running of the Import Section; including receiving and releasing relevant documentation, covering all types of HMRC Import entries including specialised entries, looking after all Import releases & deliveries to customers premises. Invoicing all relevant import costs to clients, and assisting in timely collection of same.

Interaction with customers, team members and all internal departments including Sales, Transport & Accounts. Main responsibilities include:


  1. Creating files and shipments on IT System. Liaise with Customers and other departments ensuring all bookings are handled in accordance with agreed procedures and terms.
  2. Checking with Shipping Lines and Co Loaders arrival details of all bookings. Issuing NOA’s and Invoices.
  3. Liaise with Customers to ensure correct documentation is received for HMRC clearance/delivery. Covering all types of HMRC clearances.
  4. Ensure Shipping Lines/Hauliers have instructions for deliveries.
  5. Ensure Customer is fully informed at all times of the progress of their shipment(s).
  6. Allocation of incoming payments to all relevant import jobs.
  7. Work closely with other departments such as Transport and Accounts to ensure that haulage is covered and invoices have been paid before release or delivery of cargoes.
  8. Obtaining charges from Origin Agents/Shipping lines, send any endorsed bills and cheques to Shipping Line, container release requests, liaising with Customer.
  9. Be an integral part of the development of the business’ operation and the general development.


This permanent position is paying a salary of £26k plus some excellent benefits. If you’ve experience gained within a Freight Forwarding / Logistics organisation dealing with multimodal Import shipments, and excellent knowledge of the Far East Import Market, then we’d love to hear from you. Please get in touch for a full job description and more information.

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