Freight Forwarder

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West Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH20696

£25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits

Freight Forwarder
West Yorkshire
£25,000 - £35,000 + Benefits


Role Profile
Our client, who is a leading business within their field, are looking to recruit an experienced Freight Co-Ordinator. Reporting into the Head of Pricing & Solutions, you will have day to day accountability for the submission of any tenders/ bids with road brokerage requirement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing timely, competitive and profitable responses to all Tenders requiring Road Brokerage (LTL & FTL) product.
  • To ensure that all customer requirements are understood from the RFQ docs
  • To be highly competent at data manipulation allowing efficient analysis of the customers shipment profile data.
  • To liaise with suppliers and source the capacity required as necessary.
  • To report on the progress and status of tender submissions, in particularly, highlighting any areas of concern
  • To create and maintain accurate records of tender submissions

Skills & Experience

  • Experienced user of MS Office Packages
  • Knowledge of excel - Pivot Tables, Basic Excel formulas
  • A sound knowledge and experience of Road Brokerage (LTL/FTL)
  • Proven experience of purchasing from sub-contractors
  • European geographical awareness and all-round freight transport experience
  • Analytical skills to be able to manipulate and understand large amounts of data and present it back in a meaningful fashion
  • Confident communicator with ability to influence at all levels
  • Relevant experience of operating in the LTL FTL transport environment.

Remuneration
£25,000 - £30,000 + Benefits

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