International Road Freight Administrator
Do you have a strong background in administration and a background in internal road freight?
Advanced Supply Chain Group are looking for an International Road Freight Administrator. The primary function of the administrator role is to be readily able to support the Road Freight team. They're looking for a strong individual who is dedicated to assisting in administrative practices and providing excellent service at the same time. You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis and in return we can offer a competitive salary, plus benefits.
Advanced Supply Chain Group offers a complete end-to-end supply chain service, from source to shelf, covering all aspects of supply chain management, global logistics, fulfilment, and value-added services, allowing our customers to maximise the opportunities that exist in today’s technology-enabled marketplace. Using our unique intelligent supply chain model, we design innovative solutions to complex challenges, unlock new opportunities, and speed up and streamline existing processes by removing complexity from the supply chain. It all adds up to providing a service that is “Better, Faster, Cheaper” than our competitors.
Roles and Responsibilities of a International Road Freight Administrator:
Manage and seek to build good strong relationships with any new customers assigned to you
Manage the processing of Road consignments in line with an agreed standard operating procedure, ensuring achievement of internal KPI’s
Obtaining supplier rates for new enquires from existing clients and quoting in line with expected margins
Confidently liaising with overseas agents in various countries across Europe, some of this will include supplier negotiation weather this be negotiating prices, transit times and delivery requirements
Arrange delivers and collections in line with the customer requirements
You will be responsible for managing 3rd party providers with the support of the International Road Freight Manager
Building new shipments on CargoWise and booking with our approved suppliers
Shipment tracking – daily checks on collections/ delivers. Reacting to issues communicating to client, supplier, or line manager
Well oraganised with the maintaining of all files, ensuring that they are costed and billed correctly in accordance with procedure
Resolving all invoice related queries for both sales and purchase when required
Be able to manage the collation of all export documentation/ CMR’S where required
You will be required to be on call for evenings and weekends to assist with any problems out of hours
There will be some requirements to make on-site visits to customers, as part of a review process or in response to a customer request
You will be required to actively participate in the internal communication and briefing process alongside the expected weekly meetings
You will need to have a high understanding and able to research your customer’s business and be able to suggest and deliver initiatives that will benefit those customers and assist in the longer-term retention of them
Skills and Knowledge required of an International Road Freight Administrator:
Excellent communication skills both written and verbally and the ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders
Proactive in your approach to assigned tasks
In-depth knowledge of the Forwarding industry
Wider logistics knowledge is preferred
You must be able to adapt and excel within a high-pressured, fast-moving environment
Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Able to work well as part of a team
Access to a variety of our excellent benefits which include, 25 days holiday, pension scheme, online discounts, development, and career progression.
This is an exciting opportunity to play a key part in a growing business and make a difference. You won't find another job like the one you'll find with Advanced Supply Chain.
If you match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, please click ‘Apply’ today to be considered as our International Road Fright Administrator