We help you find the candidates you can’t find yourself

Hire logistics professionals fast, stress free & with our satisfaction guarantee

We connect the best talent in the shipping, freight forwarding, logistics & supply chain industry
with exciting new career opportunities.

We provide a range of recruitment solutions dependent on your specific requirements & budget

We are proud to be the trusted recruitment partner for a wide range of logistics companies, from smaller owner managed freight forwarders, mid-sized transport & warehousing companies, through to global supply chain providers and manufacturers

We recruit for a wide range of roles throughout the industry, from entry to senior / director level, these include:

Import & Export, Freight Forwarding & Liner, Project Cargo, Break Bulk, Customs Clearance, Air, Road & Sea, FCL & LCL, Transport & Distribution, Dangerous / Hazardous Cargo, Fulfillment & Warehousing, Courier & Pallets, 3PL & 4PL, through to Digital Solutions, IT & Software.

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Featured Jobs

Customs Team Leader | Portsmouth | Salary: £28K-£31K at SDW Recruitment Ltd

Hampshire Full Time

Do you have Customs & leadership experience and looking for a new role within a friendly, yet professional environment? Our

Trainee Freight Forwarder | Totton | Salary: £16K-£20K at SDW Recruitment Ltd

Hampshire Full Time

Are you looking to start an exciting & challenging career in logistics & supply chain? Are you looking for an

Export Customer Service Coordinator | Ipswich | Salary: £DOE at SDW Recruitment Ltd

Suffolk Full Time

Are you looking to join a leading, global company within the shipping sector? Perhaps you are looking for a new

Customs Specialist | Basingstoke | Salary: £24-30K at SDW Recruitment Ltd

Hampshire Full Time

Are you an experienced shipping professional with Customs compliance / entry experience, gained within a freight forwarder? Looking for a

Senior Import Freight Coordinator | Totton | Salary: £24K – £30K at SDW Recruitment Ltd

Hampshire Full Time

Do you have freight forwarding experience & looking for your next role? Are you looking to join a well-established company,

Import Operations Coordinator | Chandlers Ford | Salary: £24-£28K at SDW Recruitment Ltd

Hampshire Full Time

Do you have solid import freight forwarding experience? Are you looking to join a rapidly expanding company in which you’ll

Just some of our clients who trust us as their recruitment partner

Hire logistics professionals fast, stress free & with our satisfaction guarantee

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At SDW we offer a fresh & modern approach to the recruitment process

94% of our placed candidates are with the same employer after 12 months

82% of our placed candidates are still with the same employer after 3 years

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Latest shipping, freight forwarding & logistics jobs

  • Import Customs Coordinator | Southampton | Salary: £22K-£29K

    SDW Recruitment Ltd
    • Full Time
    • January 15, 2021
  • Shipping Documentation Coordinator | Southampton | Salary: Competitive

    SDW Recruitment Ltd
    • Full Time
    • January 15, 2021
  • Export Coordinator | Totton | Salary: £Competitive

    SDW Recruitment Ltd
    • Full Time
    • January 12, 2021
  • Customs Specialist | Basingstoke | Salary: £24-30K

    SDW Recruitment Ltd
    • Full Time
    • January 12, 2021
  • Trade and Customs Analyst | Fareham | Salary: £32K-£34K

    SDW Recruitment Ltd
    • Full Time
    • January 11, 2021
  • Commercial Coordinator | Southampton | Salary: £24K-£27K DOE

    SDW Recruitment Ltd
    • Permanent
    • January 8, 2021
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Kind words we have received from our clients & candidates

A small selection of the genuine great feedback we have received...

With the right type of candidates being presented this expertise from SDW has helped us fill a variety of roles within our Company to help us grow and become more successful. I would highly recommend the service offered by SDW Recruitment

Ecu Worldwide

We use SDW for all of our recruitment advertising needs, because they understand our business and ensure the applicant candidates fit the roles we are looking for. The communication is proactive and timely and I’d happily recommend SDW to others

ETA Logistics

I am looking forward to starting my new role. Thanks again for all your help, support and feedback throughout the process. You put other agencies to shame

SDW is the only agency I am using, I have never had any problems with SDW & have always been impressed, so don’t see any reason to use more than one

ECU Worldwide have been working with SDW Recruitment for several years now and they remain our first-choice partner in the Recruitment Market. We find the service provided by SDW to be professional, personal and specific to our requirements with the in-depth knowledge they have for the Shipping Industry

Ecu Worldwide

Our great recruitment partner SDW came up trumps once again. They wrote a great advert and gave us maximum coverage, in which we received a number of suitable applications from great candidates

Shipping, freight & logistics recruitment Jobs

The knowledge & professionalism that SDW consistently demonstrate is unsurpassed. This, along with SDW’s ability to understand our requirements & tailor themselves to our needs, combines to create an overall level of service which no competitor has been able to get close to matching.

EV Cargo

Latest shipping news & recruitment blogs

Our latest news from the shipping & logistics sector, hiring & recruitment blogs and career advice

logistics and customs skills shortage

Shortage of Customs & logistics staff and how we are tackling it

There has been a perfect storm recently in terms of UK port congestion, Brexit and of course the pandemic. Brexit has driven the demand for experienced Customs & forwarding staff dramatically, and we are now working with more companies than ever throughout the UK, who are keen to hire & quickly. However, with the pandemic

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negotiate a better salary

How to negotiate a better salary

Whether you are looking for a new job opportunity of feel you are doing a great job for your current employer & deserve to be rewarded more – salary negotiation is a key part of not only the recruitment process, but the relationship between employer / employee. Both need to feel they are being rewarded

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Logistics Working from Home

A guide to working from home

We are now well into our third lockdown & hopefully our last – but who knows. Regardless of the pandemic, working from home will become the norm for many, well after the virus disappears. Many people have welcomed switching the office and a suit for joggers and a sofa. But as the novelty starts to

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