Andy Lytle is a Senior Recruitment Consultant with over 12 years recruitment experience.
Are you a Freight Forwarder with European Road experience? I am recruiting for a fantastic client of mine who offer import and export logistics solutions via air, sea and road. They require a European Road Freight Co-ordinator (up to 28K plus pension scheme) to be based at modern offices in the South Birmingham area.
Main Purpose of the Role;
This position forms part of the existing Operations Team. It requires the jobholder to participate in the daily 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;
•Managing the day to day export and import bookings of European road freight shipments.
•Raising job files and all of the appropriate paperwork.
•Processing the jobs utilising the software system.
•Extensive client liaison both written (email) and verbal (telephone).
•Extensive supplier liaison and negotiation.
•Internal liaison with the sales team assisting with quotations and service status information.
•Invoicing jobs on completion.
To Be Considered;
•European or UK Road freight operations experience.
•Customer service experience with the ability to build strong relations.
•Experience of calculating freight quotations.
•Negotiating skills to maximise gross profit.
•Strong organisational and administration skills.
•Good IT Skills.
•An opportunity to work within a vibrant environment for an expanding organisation
•Competitive salary - up to 26K plus pension scheme
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