Freight Forwarder

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Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH32201

Up to £35000.00 per annum + Benefits

Freight Forwarder

Greater Manchester

£35,000 + Benefits

Role Profile

Our client is a growing Logistics business who is looking to expand their Freight team by hiring a team of Freight Forwarders to be based out of their growing operation based in Greater Manchester. Reporting to the Director, you will provide a logistical solution for the safe transportation of customer cargo from and to their required destinations whilst always meeting and where possible exceeding agreed SLA's.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Source, accept and process all customer bookings in accordance with customer and company requirements.
  • Provide quotations to both client and carrier.
  • Ensure all relevant documentation is in place for successful completion of the booking.
  • Allocate and plan customer bookings to allocated carrier ensuring all parameters are considered for a successful and timely delivery.
  • Ensure all planning is complete in accordance with revenue and profit budgetary requirements.
  • Maintain up to date delivery status information including discrepancies in accordance with customer SLA requirements.
  • Pro-active management of all deliveries to include timely resolution of any issues which may affect a successful delivery on time and in full.
  • Point of contact for all customer queries providing effective and timely responses.
  • Ensuring that overall customer service expectations are met at all times.
  • Maintaining in house systems to ensure accurate and timely invoicing to the customer, dealing with and resolving any subsequent issues which may arise.

Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to work under pressure using own initiative.
  • Previous Business Development/Account Management experience is essential
  • Excellent planning, organisation and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong administrative skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel.

Client information

Our client is a growing Logistics business based in Greater Manchester


£35,000 + Benefits

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