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European Logistics Coordinator

  • Location:

    Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paige Hughes

  • Contact email:

    Paige.Hughes@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/578296

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-18

  • Start date:

    18/05/2021 14:01:35

My client, a market leading freight forwarding company based in South Birmingham, are seeking an experienced European Logistics Coordinator to add to their growing team.

The Logistics Coordinator will be part of a fast paced time critical team where you need to quickly react to ad-hoc customer requests including; providing logistics quotations (air, sea & road), European transport planning and ensuring clear and accurate communication with customers.

Key responsibilities will include:
* Managing customer enquiries and loading all orders onto the system
* Booking & tracking shipments (air, sea & road freight)
* Sourcing multi-modal sub-contractors
* Closing out job files by obtaining POD and any other required information (Purchase orders, SPTR references etc) and scanning documents onto the system
* Providing customers with quotations and keeping them updated on progress
* Reviewing routes and suppliers to ensure transport is planned cost effectively
* Maximise profitability across the transport operation
* Manage vehicle compliance and maintenance and keep on top of legislation requirements
* Systems data maintenance

Key skills required for the role:
* Previous experience within a global freight forwarding role
* Experience providing customers with quotes for potential work within strict time frames
* Ability to work within a fast-paced environment
* Strong communication and organisational skills
* Methodical and thorough approach to work
* Highly organised with the ability to remain focused under pressure

This is a permanent position offering flexible working across Mon- Fri days 6:30am- 15:00pm, paying up to £26,000.

Please get in touch with paige.hughes@search.co.uk for further information.

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