No vacancies at this time. However we are always looking for the best talent within the industry.

Email: hr@westboundglobal.com


LCL Import Operator

Location: Basildon / Office Hours: Monday to Friday – 08.30 to 17.30 – 1 Hour for lunch

Job Summary. 

We are looking for an experienced LCL import operator to work within our LCL department.

  • Looking after Westbound LCL consols ex China to the UK
  • Liaising with Westbound China offices
  • Liaising with all local UK suppliers
  • Liaising with Customs Dept to arrange customs clearances
  • Liaising with our own and other 3rd party ERTS and general warehouses
  • Liaising with local transport companies to organise final end deliveries
  • Liaising with internal accounts depts ensuring payments and client accounts are up to date prior to releasing
  • Import customs entry experience
  • Bil of Lading Experience
  • Good telephone manner & Customer Service Skills
  • Experience with Amazon import clients would be advantageous

Import operational experience is essential, whilst it doesn’t have to be extensive you should have knowledge of a working LCL Forwarding department

  • Technical skills:
    • Experience of Ocean LCL Forwarding
    • Understanding of landside logistics
    • Knowledge of the Global and UK Freight market
    • Appreciation of International Supply Chains
    • Microsoft Office
    • Knowledge of freight forwarding software systems, for example FCL/Multifreight/Cargowise etc

    Soft skills:

    • Ability to deal with multiple stakeholders (internal and external)
    • Good Communicator
    • Proactive and Innovative
    • Become an awesome member of our crew

    Learning description of the role:

    • Build relationships/networks within Westbound Logistics and externally
    • Extend external industry network
    • Solution finding and problem solving

    Internal systems used:

    • FCL (Forward Computers Freight System)
    • Microsoft Office
    • Destin8 system
    • Google docs

We are situated in a very nice, newly purchased and renovated office complex, with a modern break out area. This encompasses a stylish kitchen suite, self-serve coffee machines, microwave, fridge/freezer. Use of TV, Pool table, ping pong table plus an arcade machine. In addition to this we provide lockers and showers as we are in the process of fitting out a new gym. We value our employees and provide these additional benefits to compliment the working environment and our employee wellbeing.

Upon completion of 3 month’s probation there is enrolment onto a contributory pension scheme, NHS Top up health scheme and after first full year of employment an extra day per year capped at 25 days excluding bank holidays.



FCL Import Operator

Location: Basildon / Office Hours: Monday to Friday – 08.30 to 17.30 – 1 Hour for lunch

Job Summary. 

We are looking for an experienced FCL import operator to work within our FCL department.

  • Looking after Westbound FCL containers ex China to the UK.
  • Liaising with Westbound China offices for local China arrangements
  • Liaising with all local Uk suppliers:
  • Liaising with Customs Dept to arrange customs clearances
  • Liaising with our own and other 3rd party ERTS and general warehouses
  • Liaising with local transport companies to organise final end deliveries
  • Import customs entry experience
  • Bil of Lading Experience
  • Good telephone manner & Customer Service Skills
  • Experience with Amazon import clients would be advantageous
  • Liaising with internal accounts depts ensuring payments and client accounts are up to date prior to releasing
  • Operational experience is essential, whilst it doesn’t have to be extensive you should have working knowledge of an FCL Forwarding department

Technical skills:

  • Experience of Ocean FCL Forwarding
  • Understanding of landside logistics
  • Knowledge of the Global and UK Freight market
  • Appreciation of International Supply Chains
  • Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of freight forwarding software systems, for example FCL/Multifreight/Cargowise etc

Soft skills:

  • Ability to deal with multiple stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Good Communicator
  • Proactive and Innovative
  • Become an awesome member of our crew

Learning description of the role:

  • Build relationships/networks within Westbound Logistics
  • Extend external industry network
  • Solution finding and problem solving

Internal systems used:

  • FCL (Forward Computers Freight System)
  • Microsoft Office
  • Destin8 system
  • Google docs

We are situated in a very nice, newly purchased and renovated office complex, with a modern break out area. This encompasses a stylish kitchen suite, self-serve coffee machines, microwave, fridge/freezer. Use of TV, Pool table, ping pong table plus an arcade machine. In addition to this we provide lockers and showers as we are in the process of fitting out a new gym. We value our employees and provide these additional benefits to compliment the working environment.

Upon completion of 3 month’s probation there is enrolment onto a contributory pension scheme, NHS Top up health scheme and after first full year of employment an extra day per year capped at 25 days excluding bank holidays



Accounts Person

Location: Basildon / Office Hours: 8:30-5:00 / Salary: £TBC at Interview

Job Summary.

We are looking for someone to join our busy and successful team who specialise in all major markets, including the Far East, USA and India as our top three busiest routes.

The successful candidate’s duties will include:

Responsibilities for Accounts Person

  • Accounts reconciliations
  • Credit agreement forms
  • Supplier Schedules
  • Overheads and Expenses
  • Credit control Chasing
  • Supplier Statements
  • Compiling the daily cash report
  • Processing the interface between Sage and FCL
  • Sending remittances
  • Dealing with Operations regarding queries
  • DMR (Digital Mail Room) reports
  • Building relationships with customer and suppliers
  • Dealing via email and telephone with our customers and suppliers.
  • Training will be given on all of these tasks.
  • Training will also be given to gain knowledge of FCL (in house freight system).
  • 20 Days Holiday (Increasing by 1 day for every full year completed, capped at 25)
  • Forming part of the overall sales teams’ targeted commission scheme.
  • Company Contributed Pension Scheme (Subject to age criteria)
  • Health Benefits: NHS Top-up scheme
  • In-house training
  • External training support if/where required.
  • Being part of an Industry award-winning team, in a fun but hard-working office environment.