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Senior Road Freight Forwarder

My client is a house-hold name within the freight forwarding industry and currently holds numerous high-profile automotive and manufacturing accounts. They are currently expanding their operation due to two new contract wins and sub-contract their full transport offerings.

Description

As a Senior Road Freight Forwarder you will work on accurately executing day to day freight forwarding operational activities across the world for a high profile account. You will cover the following tasks:

  • Negotiate and organising transport movements with a vast contact base of sub-contractors in the road freight world.
  • Ensure solid cost control through the arrangement of transport solutions at the low rate, without compromising upon quality.
  • Recording and planning road transport routes in line with SLA agreements across the UK and Europe.
  • Operational processing of transport insurance claims
  • Timely complete and respond to all customer queries surrounding transport solutions.
  • Support the culture of continuous improvement across the road freight network

Profile

The successful Senior Road Freight Forwarder will be looking for a challenge with a sector leading logistics provider. You will ideally have 3+ years in a similar freight forwarding or 3PL background and ideally be available for an immediate start.

  • 3+ years experience in either UK or European Road Freight Forwarding.
  • Knowledge of road freight operations.
  • Experience in dealing with a network of sub-contractors
  • Experience of providing a transport solution in line with SLA's and within set cost-controls.
  • Strong desire to provide only the highest levels of customer service.
  • Commutable to Nottingham.
  • Previous experience with a known Freight Forwarder.

Job Offer

£32,000-£36,000

Advertiser
Michael Page International Recruitment Limited
Reference
13861383/001
Job Category
Job Type
Town/City
Derby
Salary
£32000 to £36000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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