Key Account Manager – Freight Forwarding – Warehouse Solutions

Key Account Manager – Freight Forwarding – Warehouse Solutions

£50K-£60K plus package

East Midlands

“We strive to forge new relationships and maintain excellent service to all of our customers and have been doing so for well over 100 years”

Supplying thousands of companies, spanning across 90 countries and employing over 30,000 members of staff, this impressive logistics organisation now seek an experienced Senior Account Manager to join their commercial team based in the East midlands.

Key Accounts Manager Role:

To develop business, with existing customers, in line with the agreed business strategy and Key Account Plan. To promote the company image and support the key account management team in maintaining an existing portfolio of profitable business.

Key Accounts Manager Responsibilities:

  • Development existing business
  • Development and maintenance of Key Account Plans for specific target customers, as directed by the Commercial Director
  • Retention of existing business by demonstrating the width and breadth to existing customers
  • Customer negotiations to achieve competitive cost structures
  • Handling quotation requests
  • Preparation of RFQ/ RFI/ Tenders & Proposals
  • Preparation of presentations to support an RFQ/RFI/ Tender response
  • Preparation of presentations to support, and guide, customer meetings
  • Maintenance of Global CRM database
  • Participation in structured telephone and mail marketing campaigns
  • Customer systems access training
  • Maintain and develop customer relationships
  • Maintain & increase volumes and revenues
  • Travel to Europe roughly once a month to meet key clients

The Package:

£50,000 – £60,000

Company Car

Performance related bonus

Private Health Care


25 days Holiday plus banks

The Key Account Manager Requirements:

MUST have Freight Forwarding experience.

Previous working experience in a sales/Operations or key account management role at a freight forwarder

Skilled at Freight quotations and rate negotiations

Must have experience in Road freight and warehousing

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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 Northamptonshire
Job titleKey Account Manager – Freight Forwarding – Warehouse Solutions
Salary £50000 - £60000
Consultant Jack Loydd
Consultant Phone 02392852316
Consultant Email
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