European Road Freight Manager –

Position: European Road Freight Manager

Location: Wakefield

Salary: £45,000

Hours: Mon – Friday 9am-17:30pm –

Our client is one of the UK’s leading independent International Freight Forwarding businesses specialising in European Road freight and UK Domestic Transport, and Event Logistics.

They are a major operator in the UK & European Road transport market offering daily departures on their own fleet of driver-accompanied mega-trailers servicing many European Countries.

They have a strong network of agents across Western Europe and have now widened this to encompass Eastern Europe by adding further agents in the Baltic states, the Balkans, Romania, Bulgaria and the Russian Federation.

To coincide with plans for 2024, we are now hiring for a European Freight Manager to support the general cargo arm of the business.

European Road Freight Manager – Key Responsibilities:

  • Running a fleet of vehicles in and out of Europe
  • Develop new trade lanes for own services
  • Process all relevant customs documentation and clearances
  • Arrange both import and export of goods
  • You will be confident in the development of new commercial markets.
  • You will be responsible for overseeing all road freight consignments and developing new markets and trade lanes.
  • Respond to customer enquiries and source the most appropriate service options.
  • Provide verbal quotations and guidance on service options and negotiate with suppliers and customers to secure the booking.
  • Liaise with customers to develop report and a good understanding of each customers requirements.
  • Liaise with shipper, consignee and / or nominated contact to ensure all transportation details are correct and all parties are kept informed throughout transit.
  • Communicate with UK and overseas agents to effectively manage consignments.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Company share & profit scheme
  • Performance based bonuses
  • Discount Platform
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance program
Reward and Recognition

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 titleEuropean Road Freight Manager –
Salary £40000 - £45000
Consultant Matt Marsh
Consultant Phone 02393874482
Consultant Email
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