Freight Account Manager

Freight Account Manager
Birmingham Airport
08:30 – 17:15 Mon – Fri
£27K – £40K + Bonus (depending on experience)

A lucrative and exciting opportunity has arisen to join an industry leading Freight Forwarder as a Freight Account Manager. This role gives the successful applicant the opportunity to take control of their own desk, not specific to any particular mode of freight, whilst building and developing relationships and focusing on gross profit above all else.

Established in 1995, my client has grown from grass roots and continues to do so. Boasting over 60 experienced members of staff nationwide, 10 branches and an ISO certification. The company ethos, – “to go above and beyond the call of duty for our valued customers” is embedded in all of the work carried out to the highest possible quality.

The Package

  • £27K – £40K (DOE)
  • Excellent bonus structure
  • Hybrid working
  • 20 days holiday (rising to 22 after first year and then by 1 day every year up to 30)
  • Company Car (after probation)
  • Laptop + Smart Phone
  • Company matched Pension

The Role

The ideal candidate will have a portfolio of established client relationships, account or key account management experience and a start to finish ability in Forwarding. My client is also willing to consider individuals working for a freight forwarder right now with at least a year’s experience, looking for a new challenge – provided they have the right attitude.

Key Competencies

  • Build and maintain a customer base to expand revenue streams
  • Maintain and develop relationships with existing portfolio of account whilst maximising all sales opportunities by winning business
  • Plan personal sales activity effectively with regular contact via telephone, email and face to face communication
  • Actively promoting the brand and providing exceptional customer service at all times
  • Self-generate appointments to maximise revenue
  • Provide advice and guidance to resolve queries and objections and ensure follow up and resolutions are delivered
  • Be fully accountable for the growth of GP across these modes and in line with a structured sales scheme
  • Generate weekly and monthly progress reports to National Sales Manager when required, whilst maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of all business within the role

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 Leicester
Job titleFreight Account Manager
Salary £27000 - £40000
Consultant Aaron McMullan
Consultant Phone 02392852322
Consultant Email
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