Wednesday 19 June 2024
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Freight Coordinator

Northwards Ltd

Northwards Ltd, Anderson Base, Gremista, Lerwick ZE1 0PX
Closing Date
23.59, 4 July 2024
Northwards Ltd
07584 991 761


We have an exciting opportunity for a Freight Coordinator to join our logistics team at our Shetland depot. This is a full-time position working Monday – Friday with rotational weekends.

Our Freight Coordinators play a key role in supporting our logistics operations and ensuring exceptional customer service.


Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Creating and managing bookings in the traffic management system, ensuring timely and accurate processing.
  • Preparing relevant shipping documentation, including invoices, purchase orders and proof of delivery notes.
  • Updating the traffic management system with shipment tracking information and maintaining accurate proof of delivery documentation.
  • Providing excellent customer service by responding to customer enquiries efficiently and professionally.
  • Communicating and working effectively with colleagues across our internal depot network to provide updates on the movement of freight.
  • Using Microsoft Word and Excel for data entry and reporting purposes.
  • Ensuring efficient operations by adhering to operational procedures, protocols and schedules.
  • Adhering to company health and safety regulations and standards


Skills and Requirements:

  • Strong IT skills and ability to work effectively from multiple computer systems
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload effectively
  • Strong problem-solving skills with a proactive approach
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel)
  • Meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy
  • Ability and willingness to learn and adapt to working with new systems
  • Working knowledge of health and safety practices and principles


To apply, please email an up-to-date CV and covering letter to by 23.59 on 4 July 2024.

For an informal discussion please contact Harry Andrews on 07584 991761




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