EU Road Freight Coordinator
Position: European Road Freight Operator
Industry: International Freight Forwarding
Salary £25,000 – £35,000
Our client is the fastest growing UK freight forwarder, achieving a 2021 group turnover of £460m. Founded in 1998, their people have remained at the heart of their business, and their entrepreneurial spirit has created a success journey driven by innovation and ambitious leadership. They provide a variety of logistics services that include ocean freight, air freight, 3PL and ecommerce fulfilment to 1000’s of clients with global supply chains. Striving for excellence in everything they do.
We are currently looking for Road Freight Account Managers to join our growing European Road Freight team in Manchester.
The successful candidates will be the one point of contact for our clients, with a complete 360 responsibility of quoting and managing our client’s shipments and expectations. Building relationships with both customers and hauliers will be key to being a successful account manager. They will be working within a vibrant and highly innovative team. They will also be responsible for ensuring goods are cleared in a timely manor working closely with the customs bureau team to ensure no delays.
Provide end to end road freight operations for key accounts
Seek, Develop and secure new opportunities from existing business
Measure, monitor and review performance of key accounts, ensuring budgets and forecasts are met
Identify and monitor key performance and financial indicators for principal clients
Manage your client’s shipment operation from inception through to completion
Maintain service expectations of existing accounts
Select appropriate carrier/ haulier as to maximise profits
Integrate new business into our service network
Work closely with Internal teams (notably accounts, customs and transport) to ensure the seamless movement of cargo from origin to destination
Be aware of market trends to remain competitive
Build and maintain relationships with clients, this may include site visits from time to time
Meet set individually set quarterly targets with the opportunity to earn profit-based commission
Our company benefits include:
25 days annual leave per annum with an additional purchase scheme
Contributory pension scheme
Hybrid working where applicable
Annual birthday leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Day off for child’s first day at school
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