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Air Logistics Specialist

With 25,000 employees at 620 locations in 98 countries, our client is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight and contract logistics businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based supply chain managements services.
We have a fantastic opportunity to join the air freight team at the Heathrow office as an Air Freight Logistics Specialist to handle Imports and exports movements

The Air Logistics Specialist will be responsible for managing the total import or export process for Air Logistics customers based on customer service requirements whilst maintaining and developing customer relationships. The ideal applicant would have knowledge of full import or export procedures including customs clearances. The role will involve dealing with the full imports process quotations / customs entries / customer service / collections, deliveries & billing.

Role Duties
Handling air imports or exports from start to finish
Customer quotes
Customer KPIs
Communication with external suppliers and government bodies
Operationally handle all import shipments on our in-house system
Deliver high levels of customer service
Support commercial awareness and management team
Support and assist colleagues in other departments
Any other duties as required for the smooth operation of the department

Experience required
Experience in either freight forwarding or transport planning with key focus on airfreight.
Ability to understand and execute new processes.
Any air freight experience in military, government or MOD freight that would be advantageous
Excellent knowledge of MS office features, especially excel.
Strong affinity with required customer quality standards.
Very good time management skills with the ability to set priorities, fulfil critical tasks in time and keep to deadlines.
Perseverance and resistant to challenges

Salary and Benefits
£29,000 To £32,000
Healthcare After Qualifying Period
Pension up to 5% After Qualifying Period
Life Insurance
23 Days holiday to start rising with length of service + Bank Hols


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- London and M25, London
Benefits:£29,000-32,000 basic salary; healthcare; pension; life insurance; 23 days holiday rising with service plus bank holidays
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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