Freight Quotations Specialist
Freight Quotations Specialist – Hounslow – Up to £35,000
Our client who are a UK freight forwarder are currently recruiting for an experienced Freight Pricing Specialist to join their growing business in the Hounslow area.
The role is to 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)
- 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
- Experience in UK freight covering quoting, invoicing and negotiating rates
- Good understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- 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.
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