Import Transport Co-Ordinator

  • Location: Auckland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #9347

We are on the hunt for an experienced Import Transport Co-ordinator

This is a full-time position within a well-established freight forwarding company. You will be working within a busy team, this role is a dynamic import operation based position supporting other members of the Customs, Customer Services and Sea freight Operations teams.

What Your role will look like:

  • Direct processing of import shipments to enable Customs Brokers to arrange clearance, provide support services to the Customs brokers and delivery to the customer
  • Co-ordination and facilitation of the efficient release of international import cargoes to customers, within the customer’s time frame expectations. At the same time ensuring documentation and payment procedures for the company are followed.
  • Prioritising workloads, continually monitoring and where appropriate making suggestions for systems or procedure refinement
  • Authorising release of cargo to Tappers Freight Station through our Direct Electronic Release System in the case of LCL. Confirm details of the release to the customer or their agent.
  • Matching incoming payments and/or Original B/Ls with the appropriate invoices.
  • Checking payment and documentation processes are correct before releasing cargo.
  • Writing and maintaining SOPs for specific clients or areas of designated responsibility
  • Assisting with detention issues
  • Organising coastal shipments
  • Ensuring all communications with customers and service providers are made promptly.

A successful candidate will have

  • At least 1 year of experience in the Freight Forwarding industry
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong communication skills

Bonus but not essential

  • EDI knowledge
  • Previous use of Cargowise

What will be on offer for you!

  • Supportive team environment
  • Opportunities to grow within the company if you wish to explore other areas of Freight Forwarding
  • Competitive salary dependent on experience


This is a great opportunity to take the next step in their Freight Forwarding career with a well-established supportive company!


Click APPLY or contact Sarah Kennedy by email [email protected] or phone 021 279 9355 for a confidential discussion.

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