Basingstoke 01256 336 100

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Global Freight Planner

  • Location

    Basingstoke, Hampshire, England

  • Salary

    £26k - 28k per year

  • Contract


  • Reference


We are working with an International Supply Chain business in recruiting a Global Freight Planner –Imports.


The role will be responsible for ensuring all planned activities, based on the business rules and requirements are completed to cost, quality and time

It will involve receiving instructions by email or phone, liaising with airlines and shipping lines, approving Airway-Bills and Bills of Lading, tracking shipments, updating systems and spreadsheets. It is also responsible for loading consignment costs from agreed rate structures onto business software, invoicing customers and completing customs import entries on CHIEF via ASM software. 

Sounds like you ?

Well you must have previous import air and ocean freight experience, and an understanding of exports would be beneficial. You will be experienced in all related documentation such as AWBs, BOLs, and GSPs, as well as understanding Customs HS Tariff.

Any knowledge of experience of DEFRA/Plant Health requirements and process and have worked with overseas agents is preferred but not essential.

The role includes:
·Coordination of import shipments into UK (principally perishable products)
·Export & Import document creation, validation, consolidation and distribution
·Communication of instructions to service providers
·Communication of pre-advice to customers and agents
·Transport organisation
·Customer delivery booking
·Customs entry declaration / clearance
·DEFRA entry 

This really is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business who are a leader in their field and really do develop their staff and promote from within. Working in a fast paced environment where managers lead and empower people to drive the very best results.
To fit with the business needs this role is working shift patterns. (Currently Tuesday to Saturday with the hours of work 07:00 to 15:30.)

1-1 Recruitment is one of the leading recruitment agencies for jobs in Basingstoke for permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions. Due to the high volume of applications we are receiving, if you do not hear from a consultant within 5 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. In the meantime please keep an eye on for any other potential vacancies.

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