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Commercial Assistant - Freight Forwarding

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    £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum

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    Matt Marsh

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    about 2 months ago

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Position: Commercial Assistant - Freight Forwarding
Location: West Thurrock, Essex
Industry: International Freight Forwarding & Logistics
Salary: £27,000pa
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30am - 17:00pm - Option to work 3 days a week from home.
Holiday: 25 days + BH
Private Health Care Scheme
Death in service cover
Company pension auto enrolment
Smart Working


Are you and experienced freight forwarding or international logistics professional seeking a new challenge with a company who offer realistic progression mapping and an excellent benefits package?

We have an exciting opportunity to join one the UK's largest, specialist beverage logistics companies, specialising in the movement of beers, wines, & spirits.

We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic operational freight forwarder or Internal sales professional to join a dedicated commercial team based in our West Thurrock Offices in Grays, Essex.

Our clients employees love what they do and are passionate about logistics and the commodities they ship. Each team member understands how much the logistics process matters to their customers, so they work with them as partners.

Commercial Assistant Job Purpose:
* Support the Commercial Team Leader.
* Administer buying and selling rates within internal systems (QRS).
* Deliver value by ensuring all quotes presented to sales are within KPI.

Commercial Assistant General Responsibilities:
* Issue quotes accurately and within agreed deadlines
* Inetrg8 queries - action daily
* Manage the commercial inbox
* Input buying and selling rates to QRS
* Carrier invoice queries

Essential Requirements:
Experience working for a UK Freight Forwarding or International Logistics company is essential
Must be able to work under own initiative
Commercial/sales experience preferred.
Knowledge and understanding of the freight forwarding process,

WR Transport & Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for transport jobs and logistics jobs. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.