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18th Dec

Freight Forwarder

— Market Leading Transport Provider

Salary: £25000 - £27000
Location: Bristol
Ref: 248

Description

  • Positive working environment.
  • Great transition into sales.
  • Generous basic salary.


Do you love working in freight & logistics but want to push yourself beyond operations? Have you always wanted the opportunity to earn a bonus for your hard work? Have you always had an interest in sales but never wanted to make the jump? If this is you then read on...

My client, a fast growing multi modal freight forwarder has a rare opportunity to join their team based in Bristol. With the role being a mix between operational and sales duties, no day will be in the same. Letting you the opportunity to drive sales and get great earning potential in return, without the KPI driven environment that a pure sales role can create. As the role gives you the chance to seek new relationships with clients and nurture the accounts as their freight operator you can be rest assured that there is great career progression to be had.

What you'll be doing?
 

  • Managing air & sea bookings along the shipment journey.
  • To ensure all customs documents are prepared.
  • To correctly arrange all shipments within the database & shipping lines.
  • To ensure the most cost effective means of transport have been used for both client and business.
  • To provide the best customer service at all times.
  • Managing road freight consignments along the consignment journey.
  • To provide sales support to the business development manager - cold calling, arranging appointments & attending appointments if required.
  • To create customs declarations in line with current legislations.
  • To liaise with other offices within the business when required.

What experience will you need?

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working for a freight forwarder.
  • Experience across all modes preferred but not essential.
  • Previous experience working in a fast moving environment.
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Proven experience overcoming customer scenarios.
  • Previous sales experience or a high interest in working towards learning new skills.

What you will get in return:

Not only can you work within a positive, energetic team but they are a offering a generous package of up to £27k basic + bonus and other benefits.

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