Freight Operations Manager – Ocean & Air

Position: Operations Manager – Freight Forwarding
Location: Wakefield
Salary: £35,000 – £45,000 (DEO)

The Company:

My client are an award winning, global freight and logistics organisation with an outstanding reputation for delivering excellence within the International Logistics Industry. They are also proud to still be independtly owned.

They are experts in freight forwarding, international logistics and supply chain management, delivering award-winning E-commerce Solutions, Value-Added Freight Forwarding and specialist White Glove Services – empowering their clients with the tools to achieve remarkable growth across borders.

They are more than just a team – they’re a family. Everyone who works within this organisation is on the same page when it comes to our ‘client first’ approach. They take pride in their staff and offer a fantastic working environment for their personnel across all level with a great platform fro internal progressing.

Due to internal promotion, we now seek an experienced Freight Forwarding Operations Manager, to support the Operations Director and to play a vital role overseeing a growing team and manage the operation based from their offices in West Yorkshire.

Job Purpose:
Manage the Operations team to ensure the general day to day criteria & KPI’s are achieved in a quick & effective manner for all accounts.
To oversee the Billing, costing and arrangements of goods consignments, and to ensure Customs Clearances are obtained and deliveries are made in good time.
To be responsible in assisting the team in full import & export processes for all shipments & accounts, from start to finish.
To Liaise with oversees partners, offices and agents and develop strong relationships.

Essential Requirements:
We are seeking an outstanding individual who shares our passion for delivering excellent customer service coupled with the drive to support and mentor a team of operational Freight Forwarders and supervisors.

You will have hands on experience within the Freight Forwarding industry and have a strong background in either Air, Sea, or Road Freight movements for both exports and imports.

Experience with Customs procedures is also important and knowledge of Cargowise, CSN, Destin8 Sequoia is required.
If you are seeking a new challenge and wish to work for one of the worlds leading logistics companies, please apply today!

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Location Wakefield
Job titleFreight Operations Manager – Ocean & Air
Salary £40000 - £45000
Consultant Matt Marsh
Consultant Phone 02393874482
Consultant Email
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