Job Title

Import Clerk

17th August 2020
Mildenhall, United Kingdom
Job Type
Min Salary
Max Salary
Working Hours
9.00 - 5.00

Job Description


Import / Export Logistics (EIL) Specialist 


Import/Export Logistics Specialists will coordinate international shipping from the U.K., will arrange customs clearance services for international shipments into the U.K., and arrange / coordinate Intra European domestic moves. 

The Import/export Specialist will be expected to work closely with the Sales Team and Management to bring in new clients, liaise with existing customers, to categorize, plan transportation, routing and determine best practice and cost-effective logistical solutions for customers. 

The Import/export Specialist will be responsible for Import / Export documentation and data entry for all shipments and will assist the management team with daily functions. 


Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

Communicate with customers to ensure excellent customer service is being provided.

Responsible for clearing the goods entering the U.K, including VPC (HMRC 941 doc)

Ensure all documents required for Importation Customs Clearance have been provided and checked

Ensure the Shipping Line has released import cargo for final delivery, all charges have been paid to the Shipping Line

Ensure all charges have been paid by the customer prior to release of import cargo to the consignee

Provide invoicing to accounting department to ensure billing is completed timely


Keep abreast of all changes taking place with HMRC regarding Imports concerning BREXIT procedures


Process Ocean – Sea Transportation Bookings and ensure timely processing of export documents for shipments

Send customer updates informing of shipment dates, methods and status.  

Assist Management to ensure commodities being exported from the U.K. will meet the standards of the destination countries 

Ensure all required documents for the export of the cargo has been received

Arrange details of shipments with forwarders, carriers as necessary for exports

Arrange details of shipments with forwarders, carriers as necessary for exports



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