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Logistics Co-ordinator

My client is in the Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain sector. They are a Freight Forwarding operation distributing all across the globe.


The Logistics Co-ordinator in Cardiff must have experience in..

  • Understanding and organising the shipment of goods; e.g. assess how the cargo can be safely removed from the seller/shipper's facility
  • Aridly to manage and instruct Carriers and vendors
  • Qualify the mode of transport according to the clients requirements such as Sea, Road or Air Freight
  • Identify the type of packing specific for the shipment mode
  • Can understand and communicate internally with sales teams
  • Properly identify which party is responsible for paying for and managing the shipment, insurance, documentation, customs clearance, and other logistics activities.
  • Have an understand in regards to changes with Brexit laws
  • Negotiating prices and terms with vendors; riggers, packers, carriers, NVOCCs, agents (local and international), booking cargo space, understanding terms of payment.
  • Managing customs clearance procedures, Understanding customs borders, import duty/VAT/deferment accounts, HMRC tariff (HS code classification), preparing commercial invoices/packing lists, certificates of origin, EUR1s, applying for export licenses.
  • Managing transport documents and insurance paperwork: Instructing Carriers and agents in the preparation of Bills of Lading (HBL, OBL, original and non-negotiable), Air Waybills and Insurance terms.
  • Monitoring and communicating real-time shipment status to buyers and their agents, incl continuous monitoring from start to finish.
  • Good range of knowledge of country specific requirements; eg Hungary (EKAER), USA (ISF Filing), completing VAT entry certificates (various EU) etc.
  • Letter of Credit shipments Some experience or understanding of preparing documents for surrender to banks for L/C transactions.


The Logistics Co-ordinator will be...

  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work independently and also as part of a team
  • Customer service, communication, negotiation, mediation skills
  • Planning and organisational ability
  • Geographical knowledge
  • Ability to remain focused, flexible and calm under pressure
  • Ability to use key IT systems
  • Ability to work to tight deadline

Job Offer

The Logistics Co-ordinator will receive...

  • A salary of up to £40,000 depending on experience
  • The ability to work from home
  • Monday to Friday Day Shifts
  • Pension Scheme
  • 25+8 Days Holiday
Michael Page Logistics
JN -102020-1239191
Job Category
Job Type
£35000 to £40000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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