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Export Operator

Date: 15-Nov-2022

Location: London, GB

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.


Are you looking for a fast-paced position where you’ll have a real opportunity to make your mark and grow? Do you like the idea of working for one of the most forward-thinking and fastest-growing logistics companies out there? Do you have experience of managing import and export documentation in a freight-forwarding environment?


Sound good? Well we’re looking for a full timer permenant Export Operator , to manage freight for multiple UK customers to be based at our site in Heathrow.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £30,000 per annum. In addition, we offer a generous holiday entitlement as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll have 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:


  • Export bookings with international/national agents; sea freight carriers and airlines
  • Investigating, quoting & planning the most appropriate route for a shipment considering the nature of goods, cost, transit time and security
  • Obtaining & checking documentation to meet customs, packing specifications, and compliance with other countries' regulations. Obtaining information to compete customs declarations in the UK
  • Utilise internet technology to support customer tracking of goods whilst maintaining communication and control through all phases of the journey


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • Previous experience and working knowledge of Export operations and main transport methods
  • Proven problem solver, with a keen eye for detail and respect for confidentiality
  • Excellent customer service skills, with the ability to communicate effectively in both a written and verbal capacity


Be part of something big.



XPO is a leading provider of world-class solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


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. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.