Freight Forwarder - Transport Coordinator

Derbyshire

Ref: 180ED

Company Profile

Our client is a well-established logistics company with international operations

Responsibilities

Freight Forwarder - Transport Coordinator
Salary: circa £30,000 pa depending on experience
Location: Derbyshire
Ref: 180ED

Main duties:
To maintain and develop the activity of European and UK services for import and export customers
To expand products and services within the existing customer base and search for new opportunities in a post Brexit market


The Role:
- To provide quotations, negotiate rates and organise logistics services for clients
- To organise competitive provision of UK & European road haulage services
- To constantly communicate by telephone/email with customers and hauliers
- To maintain and improve profitability through effective purchase and routing optimisation
- To arrange and monitor collections and deliveries with subcontractors
- To build long term relationships in a professional manner with suppliers and customers, and provide excellent level of customer service
- To identify new business potential and subcontractors and win business

Candidate's Profile

- Fluent in English
- Any additional European language would be appreciable but not essential
- Experience in Transport Coordination, European Freight, Freight Forwarding
- Knowledge of new Brexit customs
- Confident communicator with a proactive personality
- Ability to work under pressure within a fast- paced environment
- Quick-thinker and effective problem solver
- Highly organised and focused
- Attention to detail and accuracy

Salary

Circa £30,000 pa depending on experience

Keywords

Freight Forwarding, Transport, Freight, Haulage, Shipping, Road freight, Airfreight, Sea Freight, Logistics, Shipment, Route planning, Coordination, Forwarding, Export, Import, Quotations, Full load, Part Load, Groupage, 3PL, FTL, Customs, Export Regulation, , Brexit, Customer Service, Customer Care, Customer Advisor, Order processing, Fluent in English, Fluent in French, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Czech, Hungarian, Croatian, Serbian, Polish, Russian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Slovak, Greek, Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian, Slovenian, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian

Status

Closed


Salary

Circa £30,000 pa


Reference

180ED


Location

Derbyshire


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