Freight Coordinator
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Freight Coordinator

Full Time

£19,000 - £23,000

Here at Xbite, we are a home for bespoke ecommerce expertise, an online retailer for thousands of online products, including homeware, video games, card and board games and we put the fun into what we do!

Due to the nature of the role the working hours are ideally 07:00 - 15:30

Reporting to the In-house Brands Manager, our Freight Coordinator is responsible for the booking and management of Xbite’s global importation.

 Our Freight Coordinator works closely with Xbite’s Freight Forwarders, as well as internal teams such as: Purchasing, Sales and Warehouse to ensure all orders arrive OTIF via the most commercially efficient means. 

 What will you be doing?

  • Proactively book, trace & manage both outbound and inbound shipments to ensure OTIF deliveries to the intended destination, against agreed service level agreements.

  • Follow up on failed deliveries and ensure the goods are re-booked for delivery.

  • Minimise stock gaps by exercising different cost effective methods of transportation.

  • Ensure accurate ETA’s are in place with regular communication to all stakeholders.

  • Ensure all invoices are reviewed, approved/rejected against the expected costs and forwarded to the appropriate internal teams

  • Maintain the relevant internal systems and documents, ensuring they are updated with the relevant data and accuracy.

  • Develop close working relationships with all our internal and external partners.

 Who will you be?

  • Ability to sustain & develop networking relationships - Both internally and externally

  • Strategic thinking - The role will require you to be proactive.

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills - Demonstrating excellent all round administration and computer literacy skills (in particular Excel/Google sheets)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. You will be able to demonstrate flexibility and creativity with changing demands on your time

We will consider applications from a variety of backgrounds, but if you have particular experience in supply, chain coordination, freight forwarding, or as a logistics coordinator or administrator looking for your next opportunity, we would love to hear from you

What we can offer you

We are proud of the support and benefits we offer to our teams and in addition to a competitive salary, we have staff discounts, onsite parking, Employee Assistance Programme, company events to name but a few. You can find more details on our Xbite company website.

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