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Logistics Specialistat CDW Careers (UK)

Job ID: 
Supply Chain
Post Date: 
06 Apr 2023
Rugby, United Kingdom
Eligible For Remote Work: 
Yes - Hybrid
Contract Type: 
Fixed Term (Full-time)
Security Clearance Required: 

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JOB TITLE: Netherlands Logistics Specialist (Maternity Cover)
RESPONSIBLE TO: Logistics & Compliance Operations Manager


CDW have a temporary position available for a Netherlands Logistics Specialist (Maternity Cover) to work with our Logistics team within our distribution centre.

You will be covering 1 of 5 Logistics Specialists working on all orders transferring to & from our Netherlands distribution warehouse working with a range of partners to provide bespoke deliveries within the EU.
You will work collaboratively to identify areas of improvement within processes and highlighting to leadership as well as supporting the development of processes to be proactive, efficient & scalable.
You will handle queries, escalations, issues and communicate with the relevant stakeholders & CDW partners as required.

Given the nature of our work we can have regular changes affecting any of the destinations we ship to and as such you will work to update internal documentation and databases as import requirements change and develop

The ideal individual will have an excellent track record showing a high level of attention to detail with experience in Dangerous Goods & Export Licence processes as well as all other processes and be an advocate for new and current processes.
You will be able to flex between day to day work to assist other Logistics Specialists as required having excellent time management skills and have an excellent ability to prioritise tasks appropriately and where not possible be able to flexibly put in overtime to complete all daily tasks.
This role is within a warehouse environment and not office based so you must be prepared to get involved with physical work as this role will involve an element of physical shipping and loading of goods. 



  • Utilisation of in-house systems (NAVision)
  • Working with CDW’s Logistics Partners and internal teams to co-ordinate standard & specialist white glove deliveries between UK & EU & intra-EU via Road, Sea & Air Freight 
  • Performing daily function within SLA’s and processes provided ensuring all orders & project are delivered per client’s deadlines & requirements and any issues reported proactively and fully to all internal stakeholders
  • Adhering to and adapting to new logistics processes as and when they are implemented
  • Scheduling of orders & floor capacity of department to ensure timely departure of orders and timely collection of orders to ensure minimal impact to wider operation
  • Raising of export documents ensuring a high level of attention to detail & compliance with customs procedures
  • Ensuring dangerous goods orders are arranged & notified to partners in full compliance with ADR/IMDG/IATA regulations
  • Identification & classification of products commodity codes for export
  • Shipping export licence products in adherence with compliance processes
  • Ensure recordkeeping is maintained in line with HMRC requirements
  • Cost optimisation without impact to service levels
  • Keeping Sales up to date with progress of all orders through to delivery
  • Taking ownership of problems through to resolution and ensuring proactive approach to problems
  • Completing other tasks as and when assigned
  • Adhering to and adapting to new logistics processes as and when they are implemented
  • Support with covering responsibilities of absent Specialists.
  • Following of on-site HSE & Security Policies
  • Ensure daily routines are followed & to maintain a high level of housekeeping
  • Advocate of CDW Way & CDW Values


  • Logistics, Road Haulage or Freight Forwarding background
  • Dangerous Goods experience/qualifications advantageous
  • Proficiency with MS Office, Teams & strong knowledge of Excel advantageous 



  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Quality focused with excellent attention to detail
  • Methodical & analytically minded
  • Exceptional problem solving skills & results driven
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and be able to communicate with logistical & non-logistical audiences in a confident, positive & enthusiastic manner at all times
  • Tolerant and dependable under pressure
  • Able to demonstrate adaptability in response to changing needs, priorities & deadlines
  • Passionate about your work and making a difference
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