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Freight Forwarding Manager

  • Location:

    Pontefract

  • Sector:

    FREIGHT FORWARDING, LOGISTICS OTHER, LOGISTICS

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Matt Marsh

  • Contact email:

    matt@wr-transportandlogistics.com

  • Job ref:

    765499_1610451652

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-26


Position: European & UK Road Freight Manager
Location: Wakefield
Salary: £33,000pa
Hours: Mon - Fri

The Company:

My client are a well established UK and European Freight & Logistics service provider.
Having been in operation for over 45 years, their successful family owned business has grown from strength to strength, and is seen as one of the most reliable and efficient, independent freight service in the UK.

The Role:

Due to elevated growth and increasing volumes from key accounts and partners, we now seek to appoint an experienced Freight Forwarding Manager to join the team in West Yorkshire.

Applicants will have a strong background in European Road Freight Operations, experienced with both import and exports, running their own services which consists of a large fleet of vehicles.

Key responsibilities:

Running a fleet of vehicles in and out of Europe
Develop new trade lanes for own service
Process all relevant customs documentation and clearances
Arrange both import and export of goods
You will be confident in the development of new commercial markets.
You will be responsible for overseeing all road freight consignments and developing new markets and trade lanes.
Respond to customer enquiries and source the most appropriate service options.
Provide verbal quotations and guidance on service options and negotiate with suppliers and customers to secure the booking.
Liaise with customers to develop report and a good understanding of each customers requirements.
Liaise with shipper, consignee and / or nominated contact to ensure all transportation details are correct and all parties are kept informed throughout transit.
Communicate with UK and overseas agents to effectively manage consignments.



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