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Shipping & Logistics Specialist

Location: READING WEST, BERKSHIRE Salary: 26000 - 30000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3057314
Our client has UK offices in West Reading and is looking to recruit an additional Shipping & Logistics Coordinator to join their small and friendly team. 

They operate in several countries around the world, employing several hundred people, and in a remit that promotes ethical and sustainable supply chains.

This is a key role in the business, coordinating a number of critical activities that bring together the majority of the office departments.

Daily duties;

Communicate with customers and suppliers
Manage the inbound and outbound movements to and from warehouses.
Report customer KPI's, service level agreements and financial targets.
Work with the Transport Department and 3rd Party Carriers to manage incoming and outgoing deliveries.
Offer excellent customer service to the client.
Ensure materials are adequately receipted and both received and released in line with shipping schedules.
Ensure successful planning and completion of shipments through communication with client and operations department.
Managing shipping documentation such as Bills of Lading.
Take responsibility for customer charging/internal charging and job costing.


· Excellent communication skills.
· Assertive and able to make decisions.
· Able to show initiative and solve problems.
· Good analytical skills and excel proficiency.
· Client focused.
· Strong administration skills and highly organised.
· Ability to follow processes and develop new processes where appropriate.
· Functional experience within the logistics sector, especially export documentation.

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