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Logistics coordinator

Job Title: Logistics coordinator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stafford
Salary: £12 - £15 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 10904
Contact Name: Ricky
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 23, 2017 12:04

Job Description

Skills: Logistics, materials, Inbound, Outbound, import, export, courier, domestic transport, SAP, Excel, Shipments
To organise and ship materials, Inbound and Outbound, from packaging in the first instance to final destination. 

Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 
- Choose the most appropriate transport provider for each shipment, to optimise prices and deadlines and organise shipment in accordance with equipment release note (for ad-hoc movements) or project plans, taking into account best mode of transport for materials and required date. 

- Packaging and export documentation: Issue any transportation notes; invoices; packing list; certificates of origin; insurance as required. 

- Monitoring shipments and material movement from start to finish. 

- Despatch anything from documents by courier through to larger shipments via part/full trailer loads + sea + air (many UK-UK shipments + lots of EU & non-EU shipments). 

Skills & experience required: 
Full training will be provided, but any previous import/export/courier/domestic transport experience would be an advantage. 
Experience of work programmes such as SAP desirable. Very good knowledge of Microsoft Excel.