Salary: Negotiable
Reference : 21732

Our client is a global shipping company who are currently looking for a Transhipment Specialist to join them in Southampton. The selected candidate will be responsible for timely and accurate execution of the activities within the Transhipment processes. The successful candidate will report into the Transhipment Manager. The role will interact with Customers, , Fulfilment, Sales Support, Account Managers, Legal, Trade teams, Operations and Finance.


  • Collaborate with Customers, Fulfilment, Sales Support, Account Managers, Legal, Trade teams, Operations and Finance.

  • Update the Ocean system with relevant Import and Transhipment information including local charges, cargo status updates, on-carriage leg bookings and bills of lading.

  • Issue manifest corrections when required.

  • Compile final discharge lists for operations.

  • Verify post-discharge cargo tallies, investigate anomalies and act accordingly.

  • Service out internal and external customers via various communication channels.

  • Send out Notices of Arrival timely and accurately.

  • Issue invoices and collect freight prior to releasing cargo.

  • Issue Delivery Orders where applicable and release cargo.

  • Perform and follow up customs filing of Import manifest where applicable.

  • Monitor and correct EDI messaging in relation to the Import and Transhipment processes where applicable.

  • Meet KPI’s in the most cost efficient way.

  • Record and respond to customer feedback/complaints.

  • Comply with the Ocean Import and Transhipment processes.

  • Comply with Customs reporting and regulations related to Import and Transhipment.

     Skills and Competence:


  • Shipping Documentation - international shipping & local authority regulations.

  • MS Office – i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams..

  • Customer Focus - Identifying and understanding customers shipping and logistics requirements.

  • Communication .

  • Time Management - Prioritising tasks to meet deadlines.

  • Networking - Who to contact for any specific issues.

  • Teamwork - Working within and across various teams.

  • Work accuracy - Quality and attention to detail.

  • Problem solving.

  • Achieving results and meeting targets.

  • Working under pressure and to strict time lines.

  • Display flexibility to meet changing priorities and business needs.

  • Ability to understand, accept and enjoy cultural differences.




  • Competitive package

  • 33 days holiday

  • 37.5 hours per week (8.00am-16.30pm)


For further information on this opportunity, please contact Molly Brown on 02392 603030 or email

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