Job Description

Freight Forwarder
Bromsgrove
26,000 - 28,000
Our client is currently in need for a self-starting individual to join the logistics team In Worcestershire.
As the Freight Forwarder, you will be responsible for proactively canvassing new business selling the core products of our overland road freight division and have the responsibility of developing and maintain profit from new accounts and development of existing business. Handling all aspect of the job from commercial sales, operations and customs and excise processing.
Responsibilities
• Actively solicit business for exports and imports on the Iberian Peninsula through external sales visits, where there could be the requirement for client presentations.
• Assist and complete Tenders for nominated area
• Understand the Customer needs and provide solutions which meet their requirement to close business
• Receive and process customer orders
• Monitor and manage cost effective collections and deliveries
• Liaising with new & existing customers to establish client relationships over the phone.
• Considering and planning the most effective route for freight
• Tracking the movement of freight using software and satellite technology
• Reporting back to clients, keeping them up-to-date with the progress of goods
• Tracking the movement of freight using software and satellite technology
• Reporting back to clients, keeping them up-to-date with the progress of goods
• Tracking the movement of freight using software and satellite technology
• Reporting back to clients, keeping them up-to-date with the progress of goods
• Organising payments or processes transactions on behalf of the client, such as freight charges.
Experience required:
• A minimum of 5 years of experience with in the logistics industry and a customer knowledge for Spain, Portugal and Gibraltar.
• Thorough knowledge of both customs and excise processes required within Europe.
• Understanding of European Road freight logistics.
• A natural problem solver who thrives off challenges
• Strong skills using MS Office, including Excel, PowerPoint
• Strong communication skills written and verbal
• Previous freight forwarding experience in either road / European transport at least 3 years

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