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European Freight Forwarder (Road Freight)

Job Title: European Freight Forwarder (Road Freight)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Folkestone, Kent
Industry:
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH9117
Contact Name: Kirk Evans
Contact Email: kirkevans@castuk.com
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

European Freight Forwarder (Road Freight)
Folkestone
£30,000

Role Profile
Our client, who is a leading 3rd Party distribution business, is looking to recruit an Experienced RoadFreight Controller for their Forwarding department covering their European distribution.
Main duties include:


  • Arranging road freight transport throughout Europe working closely with Hauliers and Customers.

  • Continuously staying in touch with existing customers to ensure that their road freight requirement is serviced.

  • Generating collection and delivery notes along with using the Mandata Transport System to record any movements.

  • Most movements for customers are FTL.

  • Source 3rd party hauliers at competitive rates as required and aim to bring on new clients and business.

  • Provide competitive quotations to new and existing clients that include direct customers, forwarders and 3PL businesses.



Skills and Experiences
To be considered for this opportunity it is essential that you are a proven Road Freight Operator with the following skills:


  • Excellent knowledge of European haulage industry.

  • Great communication skills for dealing closely with customers and suppliers.

  • Ability to react quickly to last minute requirements and remain calm under pressure with clients and hauliers.

  • Out of hours remote response to problem loads / movements.

  • Direct career experience of arranging full load movements in and around Europe.



Our Client
Our client is a leading 3rd party haulage Multi Temperature distribution business.

Remuneration
£30,000

About Cast UK
Cast UK who is a leading independent consultancy business, which specialises in Management and Executive Procurement, Supply Chain, & Logistics recruitment, is advertising this vacancy. For more information on Cast UK, please visit our website at www.castuk.com