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Freight Forwarding Clerk

Location: LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 25,000-30,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-459812

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced UK and/or European Road Freight Operator/Forwarder to join a leading shipping company based in Lanarkshire. This would suits a candidate with previous experience in UK and/or European subcontract road freight.

 

This role is permanent with a potential start date of 11th January 2021

 

Hours of Working – Monday – Friday 9am-5pm

 

Salary - £25-30K DOE

 

Onsite parking available and public transport links nearby

 

Role and Responsibilities

 

  • Manifest daily export trailers and send related pre-advices
  • Update collection and delivery status in a timely manner
  • Responsible for web bookings
  • Monitor, chase and process all POD’s ensuring timely updating of internal system
  • Log and report outturn daily reports, cross referencing any discrepancies, completion of new job references, delivery notes and amending of job details within a 2 hour window
  • All related administrative activities in the road freight department
  • Contact hauliers to provide quotations for special collections/deliveries
  • Monitor and deal with transport queries by liaising with other depots
  • Checking that collections are clear and populating the planning sheet
  • Responsible for creation and issuing of run sheets detailing all collections and deliveries
  • Working with Warehouse and Transport teams to ensure smooth and efficient movement of all shipments
  • Customer Service - dealing with queries from customers, subcontractors and drivers and assist in their enquiries via phone and email, ensuring satisfactory and timely resolution
  • Data entry with attention to detail
  • Transport planning for same day collections
  • Adding accruals
  • Creating movements for subcontractors

 

What I need from you

  • Previous experience in either UK or European Road Freight Operator/Forwarder
  • Experience in UK and/or European subcontract road freight.
  • Dealing with both customers and hauliers on a daily basis sourcing and coordinating subcontract haulage
  • Proficient on all Microsoft packages

 

If you are interested in this role then I want to hear from you, please send an up to date copy of your CV to candice.cameron@reed.com

 

 

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