European Freight Forwarder – Billingham, Tees Valley, TS22 5TA
Due to continued expansion UKI Express Transport are looking for self-motivated individuals to join their successful and ambitious team at The Willows, Eden Hub, Wynyard Business Park, Billingham, Tees Valley, TS22 5TA.Since its formation, UKI has experienced rapid growth and development and continue to gain business in new areas.
About the company:
The UKI Group are looking to recruit an experienced Freight Forwarder with Road Freight knowledge in both Exports & Imports. We aim to find new members of staff to generate both new opportunities and support our existing team in Skelmersdale.
European Road Freight operational knowledge
End to end experience with both imports & exports procedures
Customs clearance procedures
Language skills would be an advantage not essential
This role will require the successful individual to have a passion for customer service, delivering the highest calibre of communication to key accounts and new customers alike.
Working within a busy freight forwarding team you will be consultative and be able to quote and negotiate the best possible European rates for imports & exports. You will also manage all relevant customs procedures.
The ideal candidate will have the ability and ambition to lead a small team of freight coordinators if required.
You will be involved and handling all freight forwarding shipments operationally.
Introducing Road Freight clients and 3rd Party Logistics to new and existing Customers; developing and building relationships with suppliers and clients.
Updating customers with the progress of their shipments.
Maintain a high level of customer service.
Dealing with enquiries, problem-solving and proactively advising solutions to support customer requirements.
Aiming to create a good sales pipeline and other profitable opportunities.
Proven track record of European Export & Imports Freight Forwarding
Providing clients with competitive proposals and following up quotations.
Consultative selling /providing value-added services to clients.
Generating and following up sales leads.
Ensuring a smooth transaction for each customer.
£20k to 30k, Modern Office, Free Parking, extra benefits, professional work environment, progression based on performance