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European Road Freight Key Account Manager

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European Road Freight Key Account Manager

Position: Key Account Manager - European Road Freight
Location: Holmfield, Halifax
Salary: £30,000 + Benefits
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30am - 17:30pm
smart working available

About the job:
Are you experienced in international Road Freight Forwarder, or Key Account Manager looking for a new challenge?

My client has been providing bespoke supply chain, freight & International logistics services on a global scale to their customers and client's alike for well over 50 years.

With accelerated growth across their organisation they now seek to welcome passionate, proactive and competent individuals into their rapidly expanding freight forwarding department.
We have an exciting opportunity available for an enthusiastic EU Road Freight Key Account Manager to join our European & UK Road Freight department based in Holmfield. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and in return, we can offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Responsibilities:
Arranging and planning international road freight movements (FTL, LTL, Groupage) - utilising agreements already in place with existing suppliers
Managing our most prestigious key accounts
Quoting international road freight movements
Being responsible for each shipment, from booking to invoice
Preparing customs clearances for input by our in-house customs team
Liaising with multiple departments across our sites
Liaising directly with clients at all levels to grow an understanding of their business needs
Dealing with new and ongoing queries and providing up to date information to the client
Building rapport with suppliers, colleagues, and clients
Working in conjunction with the accounts department and querying any invoices with our suppliers
Actively looking for innovative transport solutions and expanding our existing supplier base to maximise revenue

What we are looking for:
Import & Export experience for EU Road Freight
Good geographical knowledge
Experience managing Key Accounts
A confident communicator - internally and externally
The ability to work alone and as part of a team
Strong attention to detail is essential

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