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German Freight Forwarder


  • £24000 - £26000 per annum
  • Purfleet
  • Posted: 08/06/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 479100328

Job Details

BJD are looking for an experienced German Speaking Freight Forwarder who has road haulage experience working in a transport team dealing in the UK and German market place. Our client is a specialist Freight Forwarder and they provide a multi modal Logistics service right across the world.

You will have excellent transport and load planning skills with a sound geographical knowledge of Germany. Based in Essex a highly competitive salary is on offer which is dependable on experience.

The Role

In this role you will be responsible for efficient and cost effective planning of Export Road Haualge from the UK to Germany. Utilising mainly 3rd party sub-contractors and own fleet vehicles. This is a dynamic and fast paced role, your responsibilities will include:

• Planning of vehicles taking into account, load factors, customer SLAs, compliance and legal requirements

• Ensuring all international collections and deliveries are carried out correctly and to instructions

• Planning full and part trailer loads across Europe

• Responds to quote requests & bookings from customers

• Sourcing of sub-contractor across Europe, including freight negotiations

• Produces associated document e.g. collection notes, manifest etc..

• To grow existing business opportunities and look for new markets.

• Arranges export or import customers clearance if required.

The Person

Candidates will either come from an international haulage or freight forwarding background, with at least 3 years experience.

• Knowledge of Trailer planning and forwarding

• Good understanding of all aspects of fleet and driver management. Including WTD, tachographs and planning

• Good understanding of MS packages.

• Multi pick up knowledge

• Experience planning across Europe and strong European geographical knowledge

• Experience with subcontractors

Package and Prospects

A highly competitive salary is on offer, depending on experience. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career with a major European logistics services provider. This company is all about staff retention and development and is a fantastic company to be apart of. Relocation assistance maybe provided for the right candidate if required.


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