Are you a Freight Forwarder? Are you a Freight Forwarder and based within easy commute Southampton? Would you be in interested in working for a niche Freight Forwarding business which will offer a long-term opportunity?
Our client, a truly specialised Freight Forwarder, is looking to for an experienced candidate to join their reactive, fast moving courier and dedicated transport team. Based just a few miles outside of Southampton, this company have been established with the specialism for circa 25yrs.
Working as part of a team, you`ll be responsible for co-ordinating between 70 and 100 shipments per month across 10 large accounts. These shipments are time sensitive and will typically present with 48 hours-notice. They regularly have additional requirements surrounding them and so high attention to detail is critical. You could be responsible for Import, Export (domestic and international) and cross trade and will be working with air, sea, rail and road solutions.
The role is highly client-centric so great communication skills, and an ability to deal with contacts at all levels of business, are essential. You should have previous freight forwarding experience – this is not a "senior" role, but you should have at least some demonstrable freight forwarding experience. In return you`ll receive a generous salary and a discretionary bonus on an annual basis. Basic salary £20,000 – £23,000 – this is very much subject to your demonstrable relevant experience for the role.
More importantly, if you show the aptitude and desire our client is keen to invest in you and support your career progression through to the highly specialised division of their business over time.
You`ll also receive 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holiday`s) and access to the company pension scheme