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Freight Forwarder

  • £25000 - £30000 per annum
  • Leeds
  • Posted: 19/07/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 479100375

Job Details

BJD are looking for an experienced Freight Forwarder who has experience working across all modes of Freight in a small team dealing in the UK and European market place. Our client is a specialist Freight Forwarder and they provide a service worldwide.

You will need excellent Multi Modal Freight experience and ambition to assist in the development of a growing Freight business. Ideally you will have a sound geographical knowledge of Europe. The role is based in Leeds and has a negotiable salary of around £28,000 on offer.

The Role

In this role you will be responsible for providing quotes to customers and taking Air, Sea and Road bookings for both FCL and LCL shipments. You will negotiate rates with shipping companies and prepare all relevant documentation.

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

• Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations and use this knowledge to keep compliant.

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

• Arrange Multi modal freight movements across Europe

• Responds to quote requests & bookings from customers

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

• Arranges export or import customers clearance if required.

The Person

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

• Knowledge of Freight forwarding.

• Air, Sea and Road experience.

• Good understanding of MS packages.

• Experience planning across Europe and strong European geographical knowledge

• Experience with subcontractors

Package and Prospects

On offer is a salary up to £28,000, 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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