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Freight Forwarder

Location: CANNOCK, STAFFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 28,000-35,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-444178

We are excited to work in partnership with this expanding and successful Logistics company to offer a number of permanent work opportunities across different locations in the UK. ( Manchester, Bradford, Cannock)

Your focus will be European road freight. Striving to add value to their existing customer base with a focus on internal sales and account management.

Main Duties: 

  • To successfully manage existing accounts
  • To successfully develop existing accounts to their full potential adding value to our existing operation
  • You will communicate effectively to
    • Cost transport
    • Quote exports
    • Quote Imports
    • Operate & control all movements
    • Maximize profitability
    • Promote all services at every opportunity
    • Exceed customer service levels at all times
  • To successfully win new business
  • To develop successful working relationships with manufacturers, overseas agents and suppliers

Key Competencies and Skills:

  • Must be an excellent communicator
  • Demonstrate good influence and negotiation skills
  • Able to create long term relationships with all stakeholders
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to work across teams
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Be flexible and adaptable
  • Hold good organizational skills

Education and Experience:

  • Experience within European road freight is essential
  • Strong sales experience
  • Account management experience 
  • Additional languages would be advantageous

If this sounds like you, please apply online or phone Kristine Da Silva on 01908 660057 for more information, or alternatively send your updated CV details to k.bokane-dasilva@reed.com 

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