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Trailer Freight Groupage Operator

Our client is an established leading provider of Global freight forwarding transport solutions Specialising in servicing Central and Eastern Europe along with Russia and Central Asia they operate their own scheduled services.


Main Objectives of the position:

To ensure that

- To maximise the profitability of the bookings received by the best possible usage, whilst at the same time ensuring all cargo is shipped in line with the clients requirements.

- The service is working efficiently and using all the full potential within the UK team of offices and the Group itself.

- The service is complying with all systems and procedures in place on both office and group level.

Main responsibilities:

- organise weekly groupage shipments to/from the UK

- handle day-to-day operational issues maintain smooth flow of information in amongst other office staff, and between UK offices

- arrange shipments so that groupage trucks are utilised to the fullest possible extent to all serviced countries

- upload data into system accurately and up to date, with special care and attention to job-costing estimates

- make suggestions to Branch Manager about potential operational setup changes in order to ensure maximum efficiency

- monitor own performance, and continually make necessary adjustments to ensure maximum efficiency

- ensure that the base of weekly KPI data is entered into the system on time

- liaise with clients about possible new leads or opportunities to expand services

- ensure that all quote requests are dealt with immediately, and are fully documented

- monitor market changes and inform Branch Manager regularly about buying/selling price trends

- liaise with subcontractors and Agents to develop strong working relationships

- liaise with accounts and other departments

- keep all operational documentation together, and file away on time

- execute own tasks in compliance with ISO standards

Salary between £26-£28k depending on experience but negotiable for the right person

20 holidays a year plus bank holidays

Auto enrolment onto Nest pension after probation period

Inclusion in company bonus scheme which is based on PBT of the office.


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North, Yorkshire West
Benefits:£26-28k basic salary; 20 days holiday plus bank holidays; Nest pension; bonus scheme
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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