Freight Account Manager

Freight Account Manager – Harlow – Up to £45,000

Our client who are a UK based freight forwarder are currently recruiting for an experienced Freight Account Manager to join their growing business in Harrow, Essex.

The right candidate should be able to cost, quote and operationally manage their accounts with suppliers of their choice.

What is on offer –

  • Salary: Up to £45,000
  • Pension
  • 28 Days Holiday (including Bank Holidays)

The day-to-day duties will include:-

  • Seek, Develop and secure new opportunities
  • Make outbound telesales calls to potential clients to generate and identify new business opportunities
  • Cold Calling & lead generation.
  • Maintain and develop existing accounts, upsell additional services.
  • Manage new accounts in your business base, ideally with the aim of becoming the sole supplier.
  • Handle quotations & all operational aspects of Sea, Air and European Road movements.
  • Build client base and maintain relationships with customers and suppliers.
  • Actively promoting the brand and always provide exceptional customer service.
  • Arrange regular client check ups.


  • Previous experience in sales and operations role (UK based) covering European Road Freight
  • Commercially focused with a strong passion for customer service.
  • Self-motivated and driven with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • A confident communicator with a passion for their work.
  • Has the ability to be a self-starter, build own sales pipeline as well as manage customer accounts and relationships.
  • Ability to work successfully in an autonomous role.
  • Have a portfolio of client leads.
  • Proven sales targets and new business.
  • Experience with a UK based Freight Forwarder

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 Essex
Job titleFreight Account Manager
Salary £30000 - £45000
Consultant James Earl
Consultant Phone 02394004766
Consultant Email
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