An excellent opportunity to join a small international business to organise the importation of all their freight from around the world via sea, air, road and courier. You will also handle the processing of all the documentation and administration to ensure the timely delivery to their warehouse
To raise new purchase orders and to create new item cards/vendors details on the software system. Sending orders to suppliers.
Checking all supplier sales confirmations, specifications and certificates of analysis against order agreements.
Co-ordinate goods to be sent to ports in China. Group goods accordingly to achieve maximum cost-efficiencies and, working with freight forwarder, organise for goods to be shipped to the UK.
Receiving of documents and emails regarding shipping details with invoices, packing list, bills of lading and DGNs. Checking all documents and setting up of shipping files, allocating documents against the relevant purchase orders.
Ensure documents correctly comply with HMRC requirements including correct tariff code allocation.
To liaise with shipping agents on a regular basis to ensure smooth delivery of goods and to build close working relations.
Regular checking on the progress of all worldwide shipments to ensure timely delivery into UK warehouse, and to keep the team informed on progress.
The ideal candidate will have shipping or freight forwarding experience with detailed understanding the various shipping documents such as Airway bill, CMR, SAD's, etc.