Logistics Assistant - Swindon

£21,000 - £22,000 - Transport & Logistics
Ref: 551 Date Posted: Wednesday 08 Sep 2021
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Job Title Logistics Assistant    
Location Swindon
Salary    £21,000 - £22,000 DOE
Days / Hours Mon - Friday  


Logistics assistant Main Duties:


  • Raise purchase orders back to back against new sales with a particular purchasing partner using their customer portal as well as email
  • Monitoring those orders to ensure we receive order confirmations and delivery dates
  • Transfer of information into SAP
  • Advising customers of delivery dates
  • Chasing missed delivery dates
  • Advising customers of any delays and changes


  • Liaising with our couriers on problem deliveries and other matters


  • Work through orders due out – releasing into the pick list for the warehouse staff
  • Liaise with sales/purchasing admin on problem orders, i.e. STP, Acc on Hold, no stock, which may show due out but unable to go
  • Review goods receipts against open orders and bring forward to ship, releasing into pick list
  • Manage requests from sales for upgrading ship types, changes of address etc.


  • Assisting in investigating any customer receipt discrepancies reported
  • Assisting with stock checks and discrepancy investigating where necessary


  • Assisting with clearance requests for customs purposes on shipments coming in from outside the UK
  • Booking consignments to ship international orders including all necessary paperwork
  • Keeping records of the above


  • Responding to Returns requests logged by customers on the website
  • Inspecting returns for suitability to return to stock or otherwise