Senior Road Freight Forwarder

Postion: Senior Freight Forwarder – European Road Freight
Location: Eastleigh, Southampton
Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30am – 17:00pm – HYBRID WORKING AVAILABLE – 2-3 DAYS FORM HOME

Salary: £30,000 – £32,000

Our client are a bespoke freight and international Logistics company who are experiencing rapid growth within their global and UK operations.
They have over 45 years experience offering UK & European Road Freight Services for general freight as well as specialised vessel Transport & Logistics.
To coincide with their expansion plans for 2023 and beyond we are seeking an experienced freight forwarder to join our growing team from their offices in Eastleigh, Southampton.
The ideal candidate will be well versed in operational freight forwarding in particular European road freight movements.
You will also be fully capable of completing daily customs clearances and management of customer accounts.
We are seeking individuals with a strong background in import or export for European Road Freight movements who are looking a new challenge and want to work for a forward thinking, dynamic freight forwarding company.
In return we are offering a base salary ranging between £30,000 – £32,000pa dependant on experience, a fantastic platform for internal progression, company pension contribution, flexible working options, and 25 days holiday entitlement, + all major bank holidays.

Road Freight Forwarder Position Overview:
Arrange import and export movements via European Road Freight
Respond to customer enquiries and source the most appropriate service options.
Provide verbal quotations and guidance on service options and negotiate with suppliers and customers to secure the booking.
Liaise with customers to develop report and a good understanding of each customers requirements.
Liaise with oversea partners, hauliers and agents to ensure all transportation details are correct and all parties are kept informed throughout transit.
Communicate with UK and overseas agents to effectively manage consignments.

Essential Requirements:
Must have experience of planning EU Road Freight movements, for exports or imports
You will be responsible for coordinating all road freight consignments.
Operators are required to obtain service options from a wide range of suppliers / Agents, negotiating rates before providing service options to the customer. All customer quotations must be provided verbally and negotiated effectively to secure bookings

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Location Hampshire
Job titleSenior Road Freight Forwarder
Salary £30000 - £32000
Consultant Jamie Triggs
Consultant Phone 02392816899
Consultant Email
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