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European Freight & Transport Operator

Our client is a well-established and very successful freight forwarder offering a global freight service. Operating from a strong financial base and with direct access to the vast resources of a large and successful group specialising in international logistics and distribution. We are now looking for European freight and transport operator to join the team at their offices in Dover.

Your role will involve processing and managing a range of European and UK roadfreight shipments from start to finish, using acquired skills to negotiate commercial pricing, place bookings, accurately raise shipping documentation and manage customer issues

The role is a senior role in the business and therefore the candidate is expected to lead by example, but they do not have direct people responsibility.

Main responsibilities will include

Manage Roadfreight booking process with customers and suppliers.
Obtain and process pricing enquiries for all forms of road transport.
Operate internal operations system, on-line booking and sales platforms, customs documentation.
Manage sales and cost reconciliation on a shipment-by-shipment basis.
Raise accurate operational documentation such as Load sheets, Certificates of Origin and EUR1s with great attention to detail.
Face to face customer meetings where required with specific objectives and results to achieve

We are looking for applying candidates with..

Experience of working in freight forwarding or related industry where you will have handled roadfreight shipments
An outgoing, lively, engaging and knowledgeable personality to manage relationships with customers and suppliers.

A good communicator and team player to work within an operations team.
Commercial awareness and ability to negotiate at a high level.

A detailed knowledge of the European roadfreight industry is a distinct advantage.

£25000 - £30000
Plus 23 days holiday


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- South Coast, Kent
Benefits:£25,000-30,000 basic salary; 23 days holiday; pension
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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