Shipping Clerk

  • Location
    Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Export Clerk
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Transport and Logistics
  • External Reference

Our well-renowned client in Ipswich are currently looking to recruit a shipping clerk to add to their growing team!

The role!

This role is to ensure that correct despatch and logistics processes are maintained to support the smooth running of the business! Perfect for an organised and experienced exports and imports clerk!


  • Co-ordinating the despatch of Customer Orders by Sea, Air & Road transport

  • Liaising with Freight Forwarders /Couriers & Third Parties

  • To work to guaranteed deadlines and ensure that all despatches are processed by month end

  • Providing couriers with the latest manifest and tracking of consignments through to successful delivery

  • Managing any delivery queries and issues

  • Work closely with Warehouse Operatives to ensure the speedy process of back orders and deliveries

  • Preparing all export shipping documentation

  • Meeting deadlines for set European transport collections

  • Ensuring that freight charges are applied where applicable

  • Perform general admin duties within the shipping office

  • Provide first class customer service to all customers!

Minimum Experience:

  • Ideally relevant experience in a warehouse environment

  • IT literate

  • Previous experience in imports and exports

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent customer service and communications skills

  • Fantastic organisation skills with ability to work on your own initiative

  • Bilingual in French/Spanish/German would be advantageous

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Katherine Bleese