Logistics Coordinator

Logistics Coordinator

£23,000 - £25,000


  • Working closely with internal depts (finance, marketing etc) as well as our suppliers & customers to ensure the smooth movement of products internationally (both import and export from the UK).

  • Manage and implement post-Brexit import and export systems / procedures, working with management and operations.

  • Incoming logistics for imports, liaison with freight and haulage companies. Processing invoices, booking in overseas deliveries, calculating freight uplifts.

  • Export administration - including export order processing, arranging documentation for freight forwarders, shipping confirmations, packing lists, Dangerous Goods Notes, and other export documentation.

  • Ensure all products are properly set up with correct commodity codes etc.

  • Putting together technical data sheets and product specifications to be sent with purchase orders, working with management and marketing depts.

  • Administrating purchase orders for certain Far East, European & UK suppliers.

  • Email correspondence with UK and overseas suppliers as needed.

  • Organising return of faulty stock to suppliers, where needed.

  • Working with management and operations to develop and improve the efficiency of our logistics procedures ongoing.

  • Monitoring and reviewing haulier costs, to ensure we are always getting the best freight rates.

  • Providing general assistance, and holiday cover etc in the office where needed.

Skills required

  • Must be highly organised, with excellent attention to detail.

  • Analytical and numerate with an eye on costs and stock analysis.

  • Sound IT skills required - MS Office with strong Excel skills essential.

  • Confident communicator at all levels, with good literacy.

  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task and run a project.

  • Experience of working within a similar role, ideally within an SME.

  • Previous Import / Export logistics experience would be an advantage.

Other Details

  • The position is based in Swindon

  • Normal Working Hours: 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday (with 1 hour for lunch)**

  • Holidays: 20 days per annum, plus bank holidays and Christmas Shutdown.

**Current hours during covid-19 are 8.30am to 4.30pm with half hour lunch (equates to same 37.5hr week).

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