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Multi-modal Freight Forwarder

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Multi-modal Freight Forwarder

  • Location:

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    FREIGHT FORWARDING, LOGISTICS OTHER

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Victoria Lightfoot

  • Contact email:

    victoria@wr-logistics.com

  • Job ref:

    J6232613_1620999885

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-28

Position: Multi-modal Freight Forwarder
Location: Manchester Airport
Department: Air and Ocean Exports
Hours: 9am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 (Negotiable) DOE

Our client is part of a Global Forwarding brand employing 14000 people across 50+ countries and operating within a network of 40 independent companies.

If your looking for a company where you have the opportunity to make a personal impact and contribute to shared success through finding solutions whatever the challenge, then this could be the role for you!

Benefits:
  • Annual performance related bonus
  • 20 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays increasing with length of service
  • On site parking - Free
  • Company incentives and Rewards
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Discount Portal
  • Company Pension
  • Free Eye Tests

General purpose of the position:
  • Booking shipments with airlines, ocean carriers and NVOCC's
  • Negotiate rates
  • Booking of shipments into operating system
  • Maintain excellent relationships with internal and external customers
  • Follow up shipment status, identify incidents and ensure resolution of incidents
  • Create and issue quotations to prospects, customers and overseas offices
  • Liaise with origin offices, managing new bookings, receive pre-alerts
  • Create jobs in the operating system
  • Negotiate terms and rates
  • Optimise routes and identify carriers offering better / alternative routes

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.