Freight Account Manager

Freight Account Manager – Hounslow – Up to £35,000

Our client who are a UK freight forwarder are currently recruiting for an experienced Freight Account Manager to join their growing business in the Hounslow area.

The role is to account management and provide, pricing, quotations and negotiate rates for all freight consignments, liaising with customers, shipping lines and overseas agents, negotiating rates, and spot quotations with high levels of customer service at all levels.

Job type: Permanent

Hours: 09:00am to 17:30pm – Monday to Friday

What is on offer:

  • Salary: Up to £35,000
  • 28 Days Holiday (including Bank Holidays)

The Role:

  • Account manager clients of the business
  • Customer quotes and follow ups
  • Obtaining and negotiation of freight rates, local charges and delivery rates
  • Developing business relationships with existing and new customer base
  • Assist with the completion of tenders & marketing tools
  • Assist with the clear handover process to operations for any shipments won
  • Develop relationships with overseas agents and assist with routed business in the form of providing charges and local information to them

From You:

  • Experience in UK freight covering quoting, invoicing and negotiating rates
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in Air, Road and/or Sea freight in the UK (Requirement)
  • Good general IT skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, a good written and telephone manner
  • Ability to multi-task and work at a fast pace
  • Effective team worker
  • Motivated and willing to learn new skills

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 London
Job titleFreight Account Manager
Salary £30000 - £35000
Consultant James Earl
Consultant Phone 02394004766
Consultant Email
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