Freight Forwarder

Freight Forwarder

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Preston, UK
  • £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum UK / Year

Freight Forwarder

Location: Preston

Salary: £25,000 – £35,000

Our client, a well-known UK Logistics company are looking, due to significant investment and expansion, to grow their existing freight forwarding team to service their growing customer base.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and manage full, part load and groupage shipments, booking cargo space, and negotiating rates with carriers.
  • Build upon existing working relationships with established customer, leading to organic account growth
  • Dealing with existing and finding new hauliers to maximise profit share on work.
  • Dealing with inbound enquiries from new customers, providing quotes and solutions.
  • Full administration and communication to the customer from quote to delivery.
  • Using various freight exchanges and platforms.

Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to build rapport with new and existing customers.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt quickly to changing situations.
  • A team player who can work collaboratively with internal and external parties.
  • Highly proactive with a keen eye for detail.
  • Strong negotiation skills with customers and hauliers to maximise profit.

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