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Barker & Hood Ltd

Barker and Hood Limited is an all-encompassing freight forwarder providing a full range of domestic, continental and international logistical services.

At Barker & Hood our philosophy, throughout our proud 30+ year history, has always been to work closely with all of our clients (who range from small local firms to large multi-national blue-chip organisations) by having a thorough understanding of their logistical requirements. This customer-focused, hands-on approach to the operation delivers the most precious commodity: peace of mind.

Our client’s rest easy in the knowledge that their logistical requirements are in safe hands. By essentially becoming our customer’s own “shipping department” they are able to focus on their own product and brand development, satisfied that with our support, they can deliver their promises to their customers, a package and relationship that we refer to as “supply chain gain”.

As a certified and highly commended member of 4 global freight agent networks, we have access and direct contact with over 1000 partners in over 130 countries, giving us the ability to help you reach every corner of the globe.

Barker & Hood Ltd

01376 440220

Tel: 01376 440220

Unit 4, Waterside Business Park, Eastways

Unit 4, Waterside Business Park, Eastways




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Trainee Freight Forwarder / Warehouse Operative

We are looking to hire an individual to join our growing operations team as a trainee freight forwarder and warehouse operative. Good administration skills and attention to detail are required. The role will be covering all aspects of forwarding, including working in the warehouse. You will be fully supported and training will be provided by our in-house teams. Tasks will include general warehouse duties, admin, customs clearances, import documentation and bookings, liaising with clients and assisting the various teams as the business grows.

This is a perfect opportunity for somebody wanting to learn and work across the whole spectrum of freight forwarding.

Ideally an immediate start is required. The position is full-time and permanent. Starting salary will be discussed at interview.

Freight Forwarder

An exciting opportunity to join our growing team on our Ocean & Air imports/exports side. The position involves day to day handing of bookings, quotes and documentation.

As a freight forwarding company we work with global agents. The work can be both diverse and rewarding.

All in-house training will be given to the right candidate. Experience in general freight forwarding will be required.

Full time position. Salary offered is dependent on experience.