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    22 days ago

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Position: European Road Freight Manager
Location: Basildon
Salary: £35,000-£45,000 pa

About the company:

My client is one of the UK and Ireland's leading logistics providers with offices in Basildon, Heathrow, Manchester, Felixstowe and Cork.

They provide a winning combination of an experienced team of logistics professionals, with a global office network and warehouses in strategic locations worldwide.

Their customers include importers, exporters and freight forwarders and we strive to provide the very best in customer care whilst delivering the most cost effective solutions to our customer needs.

We are now seeking to appoint a new Road Freight Manager to cope with our increasing demands from our key clients.

Job Purpose:

To identify and achieve the optimum utilisation of all resources to the profitable benefit of the company and customers, in accordance with company operational procedures, financial budgets and statutory requirements, including Health & Safety and Environment. Maintain and develop European Groupage & Part Load volumes by liaising with UK sales teams and establishing good working relationship with UK customers.

Duties and Responsibilities :

Responsible for maintaining key relationships with three major customers and stakeholders.
Facilitate all European Road Freight Movement's for import and export procedures
Achieve agreed operational targets in line with budgetary constraints.
Assess results to ensure financial care, cost awareness and budgetary targets are achieved.
Ensure appropriate resources are employed in order to achieve business objectives within agreed financial parameters.
Ensure that the company operates within all agreed operational procedures, and within statutory requirements including the provision and maintenance of a safe working environment.
Implement company policy and procedures by ensuring staff have the necessary qualifications and expertise to carry out their roles.
Maintain relationships with suppliers, both internal/external, to ensure effective operation and quality service.
Promote and maintain relationship with internal and external Partners, suppliers and clients to ensure a continual development of service and service levels Evaluate daily performance of operational functions. Ensure that they are carried out in accordance with the company policy.

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