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Seafreight Import Coordinator

£30k per year

Basildon, Essex

Red Recruit

Our client, providers of worldwide Shipping solutions, are currently looking for an Import Coordinator to join their team in Essex.

As the Import Coordinator, you will be managing the import process from start-to-finish, ensuring the timely and efficient transportation of goods from suppliers to clients.


Main duties of the Import Coordinator:

Coordinate and oversee the end-to-end import process, from receiving import orders to final delivery, ensuring compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and company policies.Liaise with international suppliers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, and other stakeholders to arrange timely and cost-effective transportation of goods.Provide the warehouses with all required documentation, EDI transmissions, and container pickup numbers for all containers.Ensure clients are kept up to date with statuses and ETAs.Provide excellent customer service to clients, agents, and vendors to achieve customer satisfaction.Ensure all files are correctly entered into the company system.The successful Import Coordinator will have 1-2 years of Import LCL experience.We are keen to hear from candidates who have previous experience working as an Import Clerk / Import Coordinator or a similar role within the Shipping industry.

Knowledge and experience required for the Import Coordinator:

Strong knowledge of import regulations, customs procedures, and documentation requirements.Knowledge of international shipping terms, Incoterms, and trade compliance regulations.Able to use import-related software, databases, and computer systems.Excellent communication skills.

Contact us today.

01376 503567


If this Import Coordinator is something you would like to know more about or you know of anyone that fits the bill, either forward this advert to them, send us their details or get in contact with us and we will do the rest. You can recommend as many people as you like via our website and earn a referral fee per candidate we place*. This is an unlimited offer.


As recruiters specialising in freight and shipping, Red Recruit have vacancies at all levels within the industry, so please do get in touch to tell us what you're looking for and we'll do our best to assist.

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