Freight Operations Administrator

Position: Freight Operations Administrator

Location: Witham, Essex

Salary: up to £28,000

Hours: Mon – Friday 9am-17:30pm

Our client is one of the UK’s leading logistics & International Freight Forwarding businesses. They currently employ over 380 staff and rapidly growing.

Due to continued growth plans for 2024 and beyond we are now hiring a Freight Operations Administrator to join our dynamic team in Witham, Essex.

Freight Operations Administrator Position:

We now have a vacancy for an operational administrator with freight forwarding or logistics experience to join a team handling groupage trailers to various European destinations.

Main Duties

  • Help to plan Export Groupage trailers.
  • Responsible for monthly P&L on designated service(s).
  • Develop key service relationships with customers and overseas agents to provide an efficient and effective service.
  • Choosing the most effective and profitable means of transportation when dealing with several agents in the same country
  • Quotations for customers, negotiating the best possible rate for the company and ensuring that exporting trailers is maximised.
  • Ensuring appropriate transportation is used for goods to be transported
  • To ensure good internal communication between key departments, customer handling, Transport and warehouse.
  • Provide completed manifest to warehouse
  • Complying with all Exportation Documentation
  • Ensuring good Geographic knowledge of the country you are servicing.
  • Resolving and managing queries and complaints courteously and efficiently
  • Ensuring site and customer objectives are achieved
  • Gain a full understanding of our ISO/AEO systems

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary dependent on experience
  • 25 days annual leave 8 bank holidays
  • Discount Platform
  • Full training and support
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extensive learning opportunities
  • Employee Engagement Forum
  • Reward and Recognition programme
  • Monthly Pay Day Treat Day

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 Operations Administrator
Salary £26000 - £28000
Consultant Matt Marsh
Consultant Phone 02393874482
Consultant Email
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