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

Shipping Coordinator | Southampton | Salary: £20K-£25K at SDW Recruitment Ltd

Hampshire Full Time

Do you have import and/or export experience, maybe you are currently working for a shipping line or a freight forwarder,

Senior Import Operations Coordinator | Southampton | Salary: £24K-£30K at SDW Recruitment Ltd

Hampshire Full Time

Do you have solid freight forwarding experience? Perhaps a little stuck in your current role and want to manage shipments

Transport Planner | Southampton | Salary: £28K-£35K at SDW Recruitment Ltd

Hampshire Full Time

A well-known container haulier is looking to recruit a Transport Planner to join their busy & friendly team at their

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

Shipping & Transport Administrator – 12 Month FTC | Southampton | Salary £22-25K at SDW Recruitment Ltd

Hampshire Full Time

Have you gained some experience within the shipping & logistics industry? Ideally, you’d have worked for a line, freight forwarder

Customs Clearance Coordinator | Grangemouth | Salary: £24K-£26K at SDW Recruitment Ltd

Scotland Full Time

Do you have Customs clearance experience and looking for a new role where you can progress into a more senior

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

  • Branch Manager | Egham | Salary: £40K- £50K

    Yes 2 Ship Ltd
    • Full Time
    • February 25, 2021
  • Customs Clearance Coordinators | Portsmouth | Salary: £24K-£30K

    SDW Recruitment Ltd
    • Full Time
    • February 25, 2021
  • Shipping / Transport Coordinator | Portsmouth | Salary: £DOE

    SDW Recruitment Ltd
    • Full Time
    • February 24, 2021
  • Import / Export Coordinator | Basildon | Salary: £26K – £28K

    ASR Forwarding We provide personal and value added services to our customers within the Global Supply Chain
    • Full Time
    • February 23, 2021
  • Import / Export Freight Forwarder | Romsey | Salary: £22K – £28K

    SDW Recruitment Ltd
    • Full Time
    • February 22, 2021
  • Customs Freight Specialist | Preston | Salary: £25K-£32K DOE

    SDW Recruitment Ltd
    • Full Time
    • February 18, 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 Skills Shortage

Recruitment in 2021 will hurt

I am not one to look on the negative side of life, albeit personal or business, and after recruiting for the logistics sector since 2002, I’ve seen good times, bad times and mediocre times – all part & parcel of business & life in general. There are a lot of gloomy predictions with regards to

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Right time to change logistics jobs

Is now the right time to make a career move?

On average, UK workers tend to move jobs every 3 to 4 years, with younger workers loyalty to the employers becoming even less, as they look to move on after around 2 years. But with the Coronavirus pandemic & all the uncertainty, we have seen many people within the logistics industry who are currently employed 

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Top 10 video call bugbears

With Zoom & Teams calls now part of everyday life, more and more of us are using these platforms to communicate with customers, colleagues & family on a daily basis. But anyone who uses video call technology regularly knows that, they don’t always go as planned. According to data provided by Virgin Media, who ran

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