Commercial Freight Executive

Position: Commercial Freight Executive

Location: Wythenshawe, Manchester

Salary £35,000 – £45,000 + Commission

Our client is a specialist freight forwarder offering international freight services via air sea and road freight. They are a market leader in their field and stand out as an award-winning logistics group that values its people provides outstanding levels of service to its customers.

Due to continued growth plans, we are now hiring for a Commercial Freight Executive to join our dedicated Commercial department from our HQ in Manchester.

The ideal candidate will have a background in either operational freight forwarding or work as a commercial or internal freight sales executive. The role would also suit a freight-pricing specialist.

The successful individual will be responsible for providing freight rates, quotes and pricing solutions to new and existing customers, as well as assisting with procurement functions.

Commercial Freight Assistant Role:

  • Support the Commercial Team Leader.
  • Administer buying and selling rates within internal systems (QRS).
  • Deliver value by ensuring all quotes presented to sales are within KPI

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and target potential clients within the freight industry in the UK.
  • Forge and maintain strong relationships with clients, understanding their individual requirements and offering solutions accordingly.
  • Formulate and execute a strategic sales plan to achieve revenue targets and contribute to the company’s growth.
  • Issue quotes accurately and within agreed deadlines
  • Manage the commercial inbox
  • Input buying and selling rates to QRS
  • Carrier invoice queries
  • Apply GM to quotes (based on guidelines)
  • Build cost sheets
  • Export QRS quotes to the quote template and produce pdf for sales
  • Assisting the procurement function
  • Develop and share best practice
  • Ensure day-to-day issues are escalated


  • Flexible working – 4 days office 1 day remote
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Life assurance programmes
  • Commission structure

#freight forwarding #commercial #sales #procurement

WR Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for all vacancies in the logistics industry. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location England
Job titleCommercial Freight Executive
Salary £35000 - £45000
Consultant Matt Marsh
Consultant Phone 02393874482
Consultant Email
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