Ref: HM43931

Logistics Assistant (Ref: HM43931)

Sector Supply Chain/Logistics/Import Export
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London
Salary (Annual) £30,000 - 35,000 / Year
A successful commodity trading house specialising in grains and seeds are looking for a Logistics Assistant to join their busy team in their Central London Office.
The Logistics Assistant will work closely with members of the logistics department coordinating and planning road freight deliveries across the UK and Europe. The successful candidate will need good communication skills and attention to detail and must be self-motivated, ensuring work is completed on time to a high standard.
The Role
• Manage truck freight routes to store / direct to customers
• Check and approve shipment documents
• Co-ordinate / facilitate vessel/container arrival including customs clearance/organic
• requirements/sampling procedures
• Delivery/Collection processing
• Execute Purchase and Sale Contracts
• Receive / send shipment advice / appropriations
• Co-ordinate shipments to various ports/destinations/stores
• Verify and approve shipping documents
• Liaise closely with Accounts department in regard to processing current and future
• document presentations
• Manage multiple stocks in multiple warehouses, reconcile on a daily basis
• Maintain stock control and liaise with Traders regarding position management
• Develop working relationships with Freight Forwarder/Stores/Service Providers
• Suggest / Recommend improvements to processes and procedures

The Ideal Candidate
• c5 years’ experience handling/coordinating international shipments for road freight between UK and EU
• Knowledge of post EU trading/shipping administration and documentation
• Organizational abilities and Interpersonal skills – up and down the line
• Ability to cope with the detailed work of this specialist commodity sector
• Confidence both in person and via telephone
• Good knowledge of Excel and Word
• 2nd language a bonus but not essential
Updated: 6 days ago
Ref: HM43931