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European Road Freight Operator

A family owned freight forwarder are looking for a EUROPEAN ROAD FREIGHT OPERATOR to work from their Castleford office.

The client has been delivering dependable, cost effective transport and warehousing solutions for over 40 years, and today were one the UKs leading logistics providers.

From their state-of-the-art distribution, warehousing and training facility in West Yorkshire, their extensive fleet of vehicles operates a UK wide service and a valuable link to Europe.

The ideal candidate will thrive under pressure, be accustomed to working in a busy transport environment and have a proven track record in European road freight operations.

Duties include:

Planning of groupage and full loads, and express deliveries, to and from European destinations

Interaction with round-trip drivers

Sourcing one-way international equipment and negotiating with hauliers

Maintaining close contact with overseas partners and agents

Allocating domestic collections / deliveries to in house domestic team and third party hauliers

Handling customer queries and providing operational updates

Managing KPIs for major clients

Data entry and document generation

Providing spot quotations

Charging of files in preparation for invoicing

Skills and qualities required:

Proven experience of European road freight operations

Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, etc.)

Good level of administrative skill with an attention to detail

Confident and effective communications skills (verbal and electronic)

Customer focussed

Commercially aware

You will be required to work 08.30 - 17.00 Monday to Friday with an occasional Saturday morning

£20k - £25k basic salary
Depending on experience


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North, Yorkshire West
Benefits:£20-25k basic salary
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Andy Birchall
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: abirchall@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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