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Road Freight Forwarder

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorRoad & Rail Transportation, Transport & Distribution
Salary£23,000 to £32,000 per annum
Town/CityCastle Donington
LocationsDerbyshire, East Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted09 July 2018

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I am actively looking to engage specialists within the European and Domestic road freight fields for an exciting new opportunity as a Road Freight Forwarder in Castle Donington.

Client Details

My client has recently merged with a London-based business and acquired new premises locally. As a result of their fast growth over the Q2 and Q1 they are now looking to expand and require a Road Freight Forwarder to join their established team.


As a Road Freight Forwarder you will report directly into the Road Freight Operations Manager on a daily basis. Your duties will consist of the following:
  • Pricing, quoting and planning over 20+ loads per day
  • Using all mediums of transportation vehicles i.e. artic, rigid, full-loads, part-loads, RoRo's, walking floors etc.
  • Understanding and adhering to transport compliance in line with VOSA regulations - i.e. tachos / WTR.
  • Responsibility for analysing route efficiency's and the successful utilisation of sub-contractors.
  • Helping to manage, create and grow a large sub-contraction network, with profit as a main goal.
  • Providing excellence customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • Ensuring various administration requirements are completed and adhered to.
  • Overall emphasis on commercial growth for the business.


The successful candidate will have a strong Road Freight Forwarding background and whilst being responsible for both European and Domestic works will have the following experience:
  • Strong experience of the European and/or Domestic road freight markets.
  • Experience pricing, quoting and planning upwards of 20+ loads per day.
  • Ideally 3+ years experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to commute to the wider Derbyshire or Castle Donington area.
  • Ideally experience of another freight forwarding business or sub-contraction network
  • Desirably educated to a Degree Level.

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