Road Freight Operator – Imports/Exports

Position: Road Freight Operator – Imports/Exports

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucester

Salary: £28,000 – £30,000

Hours: Mon – Friday 9am-17:30pm -Hybrid working available

Our client is one of the UK’s leading logistics & International Freight Forwarding businesses. They currently employ over 380 staff and are rapidly growing. Due to expansion plans we are now hiring for an experienced Road Freight Operator to join our growing team based in Cheltenham
We are looking to speak with individuals from the freight forwarding industry who have experience dealing with end-to-end European road freight operations, primarily imports/exports for FTL & Groupage services.

Road Freight Operator – Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete end-to-end import/export operations via European Road Freight
  • Develop key service relationships with customers for an effective and efficient service.
  • Develop effective relationships with overseas agents and suppliers.
  • Ability to plan a European Full Trailer Loads
  • Responsible for the Profit/Loss on the service
  • Ensure the delivery and or collection of goods across Europe.
  • Book appropriate transport to meet requirements of goods to be transported.
  • Quoting customers on a daily basis
  • Provide complete manifests or delivery notes for use by transport and warehouse staff as required.
  • Comply with EU and UK regulations and requirements regarding export/import documentation.
  • Ensure that geographic knowledge is updated frequently to enable efficient and effective use of transport.
  • Provide assistance and cover in other areas of the operation team as required.
  • Attend regular reviews of performance and annual appraisal meetings with manager.


  • Experience in freight forwarding EU Road essential but will consider junior candidates.
  • Good knowledge of EU Road freight movements.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary dependent on experience
  • 25 days annual leave plus 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
  • Pay Day Treat Day

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 Gloucestershire
Job titleRoad Freight Operator – Imports/Exports
Salary £28000 - £30000
Consultant Matt Marsh
Consultant Phone 02393874482
Consultant Email
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