Commercial Manager – Freight Forwarding

Position: Commercial Manager- Freight Forwarding
Industry: International Freight Forwarding
Location: Southampton – Southern Region
Salary: £55,000pa basic + Bonuses + Car Allowance
Hours: Mon – Fri (Flexible/Remote)

Are you an experienced commercial management professional with a background within the International Logistics & Freight Forwarding sector?

Are you a proactive self starter who is well connected within the freight forwarding industry with the ability to build, develop, and maintain strong working relationships with new and existing clients?

We are currently recruiting for a Commercial Manager to, generate new business leads, secure new business opportunities and develop pre-existing client accounts. Our client are a well established global Freight Forwarding group and are looking to continue their growth with the acquisition of a Commercial Freight Manager, focusing on Multi Modal freight services (Air, Ocean & Road freight)

The role will require management of an active sales pipeline focusing on opportunities across the South of the UK. You will be required to identify, develop and secure new opportunities focused on the Air, Sea & European Road Freight markets. The right person will have strong commercial sales experience within those areas and be able to provide solutions to clients through their knowledge of freight & International logistics. As well as generating revenue through new customers; the Commercial Manafer will monitor key accounts to establish any further opportunities for growth.

The right candidate will have a customer focused mentality; self motivated and driven. You will be able to work autonomously and be responsible for their own diary and appointments with new and existing customers, as well as being a confident communicator and passionate about your work.

The opportunity is part of the companies continued growth plans and they can offer long term opportunities to the right candidate.

A starting salary of £55,000 per annum is achievable for the successful candidate along with additional bonuses. Additionally you will receive a company car/allowance, laptop, mobile and a generous holidays allowance.

WR Transport & Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for transport jobs and logistics jobs. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

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


Location Southampton
Job titleCommercial Manager – Freight Forwarding
Salary £50000 - £55000
Consultant Matt Marsh
Consultant Phone 02393874482
Consultant Email
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