I am currently recruiting for a leading Freight Forwarding organisation who are looking for a Road Freight Forwarder to join their team to manage the process of importing and exporting goods across Europe. You will require knowledge of the European freight industry and customs processes for both imports and exports, along with the skills to efficiently organise and manage the transit process from collection to delivery.
Our client is a leading freight forwarder based in Harrogate specialising in European deliveries. Due to team expansion we require additional employees in our Freight Forwarding team.
Working on key accounts, managing the day-to-day road freight process from start to finish for Road Imports and Exports.
Communicating and building relationships with customers, hauliers (domestic and European), other agents.
Negotiating haulage rates, providing sales quotations and processing bookings.
Managing all types of shipments, full loads, part load and groupage.
Planning loads for major and minor routes, import and export throughout Europe and further, including but not limited to Italy, Spain, Gibraltar, Portugal, Holland and Germany.
Knowledge of customs processes for both imports and exports.
Liaising with clients to ensure all required information and paperwork has been received and complete for the shipments.
Ensure accurate administrative records.Profile
The successful candidate will live within a commutable distance to Harrogate and hold the following attributes:
Previous experience of European freight forwarding / logistic management.
Excellent communication and customer service skills.
Strong commercial acumen and the capability to manage P&L.
Ability to self-manage and prioritise workload.
Team player with a positive attitude to all tasks and duties.
Strong computer skills across the Microsoft portfolio and ability to use freight management software.Job Offer
The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary and other benefits