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    Supply Chain and Logistics

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    Louisa Nelson

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    01271 446328

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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We have a brilliant opportunity for talented Freight Assistant Controller in Exeter.

You will be controlling the costs and negotiations of freight rates with 3rd party providers for Import, Export and Domestic requirements. You will liaise with transport providers regarding any transportation issues for Import, Export and Domestic freight. You will provide quotations and assistance on domestic and export shipments for Customer Service teams including same day and timed deliveries.

For Exports, you will be managing the supporting documentation and relevant database for “Suppliers’ Declarations”. Ensure all export personnel and files are compliant with current HMRC regulations. Provide guidance on export requirements, i.e. documentation; customs controls; Incoterms, wooden packaging regulations, commodity codes, customs updates etc.

For Domestic, you will ensure all insurance claims are processed for DIT/Losses within set timescales.  Supervise costs against set tariffs - sign off transport invoices. Provide guidance on most suitable transport methods to meet customer’s requirements.

For Imports, you will plan and instruct carriers to meet transport requirements and prepare relevant booking confirmations and documentation on EXW/FOB/CIF terms from European and International suppliers. Process documentation for import shipments providing agents with clear and accurate customs clearance instructions. Expedite shipment status information through to final delivery.  Keep accurate detailed records of import shipments in transit.  Liaise with all warehouse locations regarding planning and scheduling timed deliveries.  Provide advice and guidance to purchasing team re transport requirements, costs, Incoterms and documentation requirements.  Calculate and record landed cost.  Audit import files ensuring all records are correct and complete and in line with government guidelines.  Locate relevant product commodity codes and instruct clearing agents.

Apply today for more information.