Freight Business Development Manager – South West (REMOTE)

Freight Business Development Manager – South West (Remote) – Up to £40,000

We are looking for a Freight Business Development Manager to join our client who are a known freight forwarder who operate across the whole of the UK.

You will be responsible for supporting the growth of the business by sourcing new regular trading and profitable freight customers, as well looking for customers with customs requirements.

** This role is to cover the South-West region and is fully remote **

Job type: Permanent

Hours: 8:30am to 5:30pm – Monday to Friday


  • Salary: Up to £40,000 pa
  • Car allowance (£5,000 pa)
  • Bonus
  • Access to an employee discounts and perks scheme
  • Confidential EAP platform for you and your immediate family members
  • After one year’s service employees are eligible to join the Private Medical Scheme
  • Plus more…

Day-to-day responsibilities:

  • Focus and drive to achieve targets
  • Identify sales opportunities whilst profiling all new businesses to understand intricately how we can support with freight / customs
  • Represent the company in the best possible light with internal and external stakeholders
  • Prospectively scope new business opportunities
  • Track & and manage the CRM system, ensuring ongoing liaison with existing clients & follow-up of prospective customers
  • Demonstrate a track record of developing and enhancing current client portfolios
  • Liaise with customers, suppliers and overseas agents
  • Demonstrate technical selling skills and product knowledge
  • Display excellent communication skills that include the ability to influence and negotiate where required

Skills, Experience and Competencies:

  • 2 years working experience in sales, within the freight industry
  • Knowledge and experience of Import/Export multi-modal business
  • Demonstrate high-quality communication skills along with good presentation skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft packages especially Ms Excel and general PC knowledge
  • Good understanding of logistics processes and procedures
  • Must be able to prioritize and organise own workload with attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be flexible with their working hours, with the ability to work from home


  • Must have the Right to Work in the UK.
  • Must have a full UK driving licence.
  • Must have access to a vehicle.

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 Bristol
Job titleFreight Business Development Manager – South West (REMOTE)
Salary £35000 - £40000
Consultant James Earl
Consultant Phone 02394004766
Consultant Email
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