Transport Planner
Kingston Upon Thames

Transportation & Customer Analyst

Ref: 61| Posted: 13th Jan 2021

Edwards Employment Solution is working with a client to recruit a Transportation & Customs Analyst. This role is Homebase but will be out of Bracknell, this is a permanent role.

The role is to primarily support the import customs clearance processing. The candidate will work with Sales, Inventory Management, Operations, and Tax and Finance teams daily; ensuring the smooth delivery of products across the region.

  • About Their Transportation, Customs Compliance Team
  • Our Goal is to be a Customer Service Group who specializes in Transportation, Customs and Compliance
  • We will provide options for solutions for internal and external customers
  • We use the best in class service providers in various markets
  • We use the best carrier at the best price strategy with a commitment to never lose an order because of transportation capabilities
  • We will measure our transportation partners with the Carrier Quality Program which is an industry top rated measurement tool
  • Our global volume and strength will be leveraged but we will continue to operate with local interest, while driving compliance with a continuous improvement environment

Transport & Customs Analyst Main responsibilities

  • Receiving and processing UK EU Customs clearance documentation
  • Coordinate customs clearance instructions to customs brokers
  • Validating filing clearance paperwork
  • HS Code Classification
  • Calculating duty and tax quotes
  • Obtaining freight quotes
  • Tracking shipments
  • Monthly KPI carrier reporting

Transport & Customs Analyst Qualifications & Experience

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar environment
  • Degree education in a related discipline or equivalent work experience 
  • Data management skills with an attention to detail
  • Fluency in English with other languages being an asset
  • Necessary skills, knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge of customs deferment accounts, EORI numbers, free trade zones preferential customs agreements
  • Knowledge of domestic and international transportation/freight forwarding and trade compliance (Inco terms, Freight Forwarders, EMEA Trade Compliance)
  • Understanding of Commercial Invoices and how EMEA customs function
  • Knowledge of carriers
  • Strong computer and keyboard skills, MS XL, MS Power BI, MS Access
  • Attitude and/or particular aptitude
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to deal with conflict
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Ability to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Highly organized in prioritizing work, multi-tasking, and consistently meeting deadlines within a fast-paced work environment


£22,000 - £30,000 depending on experience, 22 holidays plus 8 Stats holidays, pension and 5% annual bonus.  


Monday – Friday 40 hours between the hours of 8am – 5.30pm

Please apply for the Transport & Customs Analyst with your cv  In order to be considered for this role, please apply with a current CV or call our office on 01246 886366  / 0777 0067044  and speak to Francesca