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Logistics Controller - IT

Our client is seeking to appoint an experienced Logistics Controller, who will have overall responsibility for the day to day running of domestic and worldwide logistics ensuring SLAs are met. To ensure compliance across all Exports, including Commercial Invoices, ECCN codes and HS codes etc. You will liaise with partners to resolve product hold-ups or delays as well as working alongside Inventory Controllers to ensure stock integrity is maintained.

Location: Nottingham City Centre

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 per annum

Full time, permanent


  • Comply with all shipping regulations and compliance
  • Manage Export Licenses and Customs compliance
  • Produce shipping invoices for export as required
  • Work with IOR agents as required.
  • Keep track of Courier SLA’s including delivery times, transport costs and efficiencies
  • Direct, optimise and co-ordinate the Logistics order cycle
  • Hold stakeholder relationships with couriers and logistics providers
  • Work closely with the business to solution existing and future customer requirements
  • Liaise with service providers to improve efficiencies
  • Resolve any complaints expediently
  • Meet costs, productivity, accuracy and timelines targets
  • Maintain metrics and analyse data to assess performance and implement improvements
  • Maintain good relationships with government agencies as required
  • Review invoices to identify mistakes and to strive for continuous improvement at all times.


  • Previous experience in a Logistics management role.
  • Experience in import/export controls
  • Familiar with the use of SPIRE
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to prioritise & organise own work in a busy environment
  • Accuracy and high attention to detail
  • Ability to apply initiative to solve problems
  • Self-motivated, positive and proactive attitude
  • Flexible and adaptable decision making
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team or independently
  • Good organisational/planning skills
  • Excellent numeracy skills


  • Level 3 Customs Practitioner Award
  • Diploma in World Customs Compliance & Regulations
  • More than 5 years’ experience in international trade
  • Level 4 Logistics Diploma
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience being responsible for Logistics Transport within an organisation
  • Previous Logistics experience
  • Supplier skills and experience
  • Ability to demonstrate continuous improvement methodology
  • Commercial acumen
  • Solutions experience to meet customer requirements

Transport Planner

Transport Planner

Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Monday - Friday, 6.00am - 3.00pm

Salary £25,000 - £26,000 per annum


  • Healthcare Cash Scheme
  • Pension contribution matched up to 5%
  • Onsite parking

Our client is looking to recruit a Transport Planner. Reporting directly to the Transport Manager, this role is responsible for organising delivery and collection of manufactured products and raw materials according to customer and company needs. You will be scheduling and allocating loads for both the company fleet and subcontract hauliers whilst ensuring maximum utilisation of delivery vehicles. You will be working as part of a small team, liaising with drivers, organising their work loads and monitoring driver hours to comply with legislative requirements.


  • Order management within the business ERP system
  • Creation of pick lists
  • Creation and issue of delivery documentation
  • Issue of driver instruction
  • Issue courier documentation
  • Direct telephone links with customers to deal with enquiries and advise of delivery estimated times
  • Arrange vehicle servicing according to schedules
  • Tachograph management including record keeping and information download


  • Previous experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential
  • Flexible in your approach to work
  • you will be able to make decisions and use your own initiative.
  • You will be an organised and logical thinker, with well-developed communication skills.
  • An excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential and experience of using route planning & ERP systems would be a distinct advantage

Please only apply for this position if you can evidence, on your CV, the essential elements of the post.

Should this not be the case, you will only receive an automatically generated email response to your application with no further communication.

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