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European Road Freight Operator

Our client offer a variety of European Import and Export Services subject to your budget and transit demands. In addition they provide worldwide airfreight and courier services, dedicated vehicles, air charters and full or part load deliveries. All types of cargo can be handled, including hazardous and temperature controlled.

Our client has a very exciting opportunity for a EUROPEAN ROAD FREIGHT OPERATOR based on the outskirts of Birmingham. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to join a very well run, friendly, privately owned Freight Forwarding company.

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 and/or Full Load Movements

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

Benefits:
£25k basic salary
Plus benefits

Details

Job Type:Permanent
Location:- Midlands West, Warwickshire
Benefits:£25k basic salary plus benefits
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:38720/FP15371/A
Consultant:Andy Birchall
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: abirchall@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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