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Import Coordinator
Job Title: Import Coordinator
Salary: Dependent on Experience

Are you ready to take on your next challenge? Allport Cargo Services, Southampton are recruiting for an enthusiastic Import Coordinator

About the role

We are looking for an ambitious individual already with a freight forwarding background looking to grow. You will be proactive and well organised with good administrative and import experience

Who are we?

Allport Cargo Services (part of EV Cargo) are a global supply chain and logistics company. We are one of the UK’s largest freight forwarders and have been a significant force in the industry for over 50 years.

EV Cargo is one of the UK’s largest providers of transport, logistics and freight forwarding services and logistics technology, created by consolidation of Adjuno, Allport Cargo Services, CM Downton, Jigsaw, NFT and Palletforce into a corporate structure under a new single brand.
Our Benefits
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Company pension Scheme
  • Death in Service scheme 3 x salary increasing to 6 x salary if join pension scheme
  • Access to EAP scheme
  • Access to cycle to work scheme
  • Range of voluntary benefits

Allport Cargo Services reserves the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date if a high volume of applications are received.

Due to the volume of applications Allport Cargo receives, we regret that we are not able to provide detailed feedback to applicants that were not shortlisted.

What will I be doing?
  • Ensuring you are managing all aspects of the import process
  • Completing the custom procedures with total accuracy ensuring that deadlines are met both internally and those defined by customs
  • Obtaining and communicating internally and externally all necessary information to ensure correct measures are in place and customer needs are met
  • Managing customer issues and the ability to deal with minor issues, disputes or complaints
  • Ensuring documentation is UpToDate, loaded correctly and make Team Leaders aware of any issues that may arise
  • Proactively actioning duties on a daily basis, supporting the team during times of absence or holidays
  • Attend customer meetings and identifying areas and services we can sell to our existing clients
  • Assist with staff training and sharing knowledge within the team
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Working well as part of a team and continually improving processes
  • Any other duties as required by management for the smooth and efficient operation of the department
What are the requirements?

You will have your GCSE Maths and English Level 4 (Grade C) and above
You will have excellent communication skills, spoken and written
Build good working relationships with work colleagues and our customers
Adequate knowledge of CNS, Destin8, CHIEF, Datafreight &/or Ricardo
A good understanding of the terms and endorsements of BOL's
Aware of how LIMA works & how SCM operate
Good working knowledge of Home Use / CFSP / Warehousing / Bonds / T1's / NCTS
Understand incoterms and associated freight rate calculations
Understand profiles and rates
Excellent attention to detail and helpful nature
Strong PC literacy including Word & Excel
13 Aug 2020
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