Freight Coordinator / Transport and Logistics

Job Title: Freight Coordinator / Transport and Logistics
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth
Reference: 1043263
Contact Name: fran curtis
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 09, 2021 22:16

Job Description

Freight Coordinator / Transport and Logistics

Salary- Up to £25,000 per annum   

Location: Portsmouth  

Hours of work: Monday – Friday 08:30-17:30  

Dynamite recruitment is currently working in partnership with a very well established transport and logistics busines based in the Portsmouth area
Due to recent changes in the industry our client is looking to recruit a Transport Coordinator/ Freight Coordinator to join the business
As a Transport / Freight Coordinator you will be responsible for assisting clients both existing and new in quoting for goods to be transported

You will be the first point of contact for the customer and ensure that their needs are met with professionalism
Key duties will include the following
  • Assisting customers via email and on the telephone with their enquiries
  • Providing new and existing customers with prices and quotations based on their individual requirements to transport goods
  • Managing the enquiry from the initial point of enquiry to the confirmation of request to transport goods
  • Working internally with other departments to communicate relevant information and ensure a smooth customer journey/ transportation of goods
  • Managing documentation to support hazardous goods / clearing customs
  • Ensuring systems and databases are kept accurate and up to date with customer information
  • Administration , data processing of requests for transporting goods , uploading orders with accuracy and attention to detail
The ideal candidate will
  • Have a minimum of 12 months office experience in the transport & logistics/ freight  industry – will be able to hold a conversation with a good knowledge of the transport and logistics industry
  • Will have previous experience of liaising with customers via telephone and email.
  • Be strongly skilled in organisation, problem-solving, customer service, and multitasking while being committed to customer excellence
  • Have a strong work ethic and are eager to learn
  • Will be adaptable to change
  • Will have excellent attention to detail
To be considered for the position please submit your CV Immediately
Key words : Freight , transport , logistics , import , export , customs