Southgate are a family owned business, employing over 60 people across multiple disciplines. We adopt a 'can do' attitude with a collaborative approach.

Logistics Coordinator

To manage the import logistics function within the business

Skills/Attributes Required

  • Friendly disposition
  • Personable
  • Professional
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Demonstrating a can-do attitude and tenacity of purpose

Education/Experience Required

  • Competent Computer Skills – Outlook, Excel, Word, SAP B1 ERP Systems
  • Proven success in previous Admin role
  • Excellent process management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail & Accuracy

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a database of freight forwarders, monitor performance and ensure only quality service is used
  • Hold potential and existing supplier meetings
  • Receive requests for shipment from Procurement department and direct from
  • When goods ready to ship obtain relevant info (Weight, container size, shipping from port)
  • Request quotations on shipment or road freight by consignment basis
  • Advise relevant PO owner for payment to supplier as needed
  • Award each shipment and send PO to freight forwarder
  • Update SAP with shipment details
  • Chase suppliers for required shipping documentation
  • Send clearance instructions to relevant freight forwarder, ensure correct commodity codes are used and reconciled to deferment account
  • Assist freight forwarder with booking in of deliveries
  • Keep the business updated of any delays
  • Assist other departments with any logistic requirements as needed

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Staff Benefits

packaging · fulfilment · productivity

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