Import Clerk

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Import Clerk

Apple Resourcing UK Ltd
6 April 2022
Basildon, Essex, Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom
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Apple Resourcing are looking to recruit an Import Clerk for our key client, a UK leading Importer and Distributor, on a full-time permanent basis in Basildon, Essex.

Working hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, 22 days holiday + bank holidays, On-site parking and other additional benefits, Salary is negotiable D.O.E.


  • Process import shipments and provide documentation to facilitate customs clearance and container release
  • Checking and processing Import documents and entering on to the CRM system
  • Checking and compiling import documentation to allow for customs entry, ensuring commodity codes etc are correct
  • Checking and lodging additional documentation to the appropriate regulatory body
  • Completing CHEDS and PDDs
  • Lodging original bills of lading where required and arranging for containers to be released
  • Processing import clearance advices; checking containers are cleared, landed and released before passing over to the warehouse for booking
  • Checking customs entries ensuring the correct amount of duty/additional duties have been paid
  • Receipt costing goods to ensure the correct shipment costs are allocated
  • Negotiating rates and arranging air freight shipments and return shipment of rejected goods
  • Maintaining DOCMAS records
  • Providing weekly reports on new shipments processed
  • Inputting data onto the mainframe system & carrying out general clerical and administration duties.


  • You will have at least 1 year+ Import experience
  • Experience with customs would be an advantage
  • Experience working within the logistics sector
  • Excellent Administration skills
  • Excellent attention to detail & communication skills
  • Must be computer literate

If you have the relevant skills and experience please apply now. Alternatively you can send your CV to or call us on 01277 699778.

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