Freight Manager

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  • Post Date: December 8, 2020
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Job Overview

Our client is a provider of international courier, parcel and freight services worldwide

The company deals with international courier and parcel delivery as well as air freight. They resell services from other leading courier companies with a difference. The customer is able to choose which carrier they would like their shipment to go with. This gives the customer much more freedom and control over their logistics management.

We have an exciting opportunity within my clients Freight department for a for an individual to run the freight desk and manage a junior freight forwarder. You will be passionate about delivering an exceptional service to our customers and franchisees.

This is a new venture and a chance for you to put your own stamp on it and grow the team Joining in its infancy this is great opportunity to make this role and division your own.

We are looking for a multi modal freight forwarder ideally but if not, you will be air freight forwarding bias with ideally sea freight as well, you will also ideally have expertise in both imports and exports although we are welcoming just exports or imports as long as your main mode is air freight

Responsibilities include:

* Negotiating rates and obtaining quotes from various freight companies
* Liaising with our franchisees and sales staff
* Advising on the best service for each shipment
* Managing a small but growing team
* Resolving queries
* Identify transactions that need special handling
* Reporting on conversion from quote to booked consignment ratios to the Freight Director
* Providing support, problem solving and upsetting

We are looking for someone who has the following:

* Good computer skills are essential as the role involves using email, online software as well as in-house software programmes.
* Freight forwarding experience, ideally multi modal but Air freight essential
* An ability to multi-task and prioritise work is essential
* Good communication skills
* Hard working, looking to develop their skills
* Passion for the industry
* Motivation and drive

Package and Benefits

Salary £28,000 to £34,000
Plus 21 days holiday rising to 28 days plus 8 bank Holidays
Pension/death in service
Free onsite parking Package and Benefits

Salary £28,000 to £34,000
Plus 21 days holiday rising to 28 days plus 8 bank Holidays

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