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Graduate - Freight Forwarder

Our Client, a multi-national freight forwarder, now have a vacancy for a Graduate European Road Operations Assistant at their location in Redditch, Worcestershire. This is a very exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a company that is rapidly expanding and offers excellent progression within the business.

This position forms part of the existing Operations Team. It requires the jobholder to participate in the day road freight operations and all of the related administration. To build relationships with the Existing clients and deliver a high standard of customer care at all times.

Duties of the role:

Working within and supporting the operations team.
Liaising with clients (Both verbally and in writing).
Preparation of freight quotations.
Negotiating with clients and suppliers.
Raising job files and appropriate paperwork and placing bookings with suppliers.
Monitoring shipments in transit.
Problem solving any issues that arise.
Raising sales invoices.

Experience / skills required

A 2:1 degree.
Living within a 40-minute commute of Redditch.
Own car / transport.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Strong IT skills (Microsoft packages).
A quick thinker with initiative.
A willingness to learn and a good work ethic.

Salary and Benefits
Circa £18,000 Dependent on experience. (Regular appraisals with progressive adjustments to remuneration)
Contributory Pension


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- Midlands West, Worcestershire
Benefits:Salary c£18,000 dependent on experience; regular appraisals; pension
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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