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Freight Forwarding Operator

Our client is a well-established independent Freight forwarder, offering freight forwarding solutions on a bespoke basis including mainland Europe and the Scandinavian regions, services to the USA and Asia along with Transport/Courier services. My client also deals with all major airlines across the world so can offer competitive rates and services in this sector

The company provide a comprehensive range of freight forwarding services, with focus on giving customers a single point of contact for all their transportation needs. With Freight services extensive and personalised to the specific requirements of the client, with all arrangements and documentation taken care of by a dedicated team.

Now looking to strengthen and add to the freight team a Freight Forwarding Operations Coordinator at their Bradford location.
Your role will involve ...
Establishing working relationships with existing clients.
To obtain quotes for all moves and projects, many bespoke.
To develop relationships with suppliers and effectively manage supplier movements.
To manage and oversee collections and deliveries on a daily basis.
To manage escalations and provide resolutions to the client.
To book collections/deliveries on to the company internal software.

In order to apply for this role, you will have a good understanding of freight, ideally you will have worked as an operator/ admin support in a freight office, however we would consider someone on working for a manufacturer and have involvement in arranging the transport. Although working for a freight company previously would be more advantageous.

You will have an understanding of freight and how it works, and how to price / quote freight movement based on volume/cbm/loading meter etc and be happy to liase with clients and suppliers

Salary £23,000 to £29,000 depending on experience

20 days holiday raising to 30 with service plus 2 days at Christmas as a gift.


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North, Yorkshire West
Benefits:£23,000-29,000 basic salry; 20 days holiday rising to 30 with service plus 2 days at Christmas
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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