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Import Clerk

Date: 24-Jun-2019

Location: Heathrow, GB

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.


Are you looking to use your import experience in a role that will give you the opportunity to grow and develop? Do you like the idea of working for a globally recognised multinational company? Do you feel like you have more to give but no place to display your skills?


We’re looking for an Import Clerk to join us at our Global Forwarding site near Heathrow Airport.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £28,000 per annum. In addition, we offer generous annual leave entitlement, access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Manage the end-to-end import process, ensuring that all clients are updated regularly
  • Arrange customs clearance on arrival as well as deliveries to clients
  • Co-ordinate LCL, FCL and air imports from start to finish
  • Ensure duty and VAT payments are received in a timely manner


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • Previous import experience in a freight forwarding environment and an understanding of Incoterms
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders (in both a written and verbal capacity)
  • Confidence in the use of IT, especially Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work on your own initiative


Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oreal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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