Senior Freight Forwarder job in Bury St Edmunds at Red Recruit Ltd

Senior Freight Forwarder

Company: Red Recruit Ltd

Location: Suffolk UK

Date Posted:Apr 18, 2018

Senior European Road Freight Operator - Suffolk - VR/18841Our client is a leading, independently-owned, freight company specialising in European logistics and road freight solutions are looking for a, Senior European Road Freight Operator to join a successful and growing team. Skills Required:• Must have solid European Road Freight experience within either Germany, Belgium & Netherlands, France or Spain.• Must be proactive and driven.• Have experience working on either imports/exports or both arranging full loads (FTL) and part loads• Have experience between the UK and one, two or more of the above mentioned Countries• A second language would be an advantage i.e. German, Polish, French, Spanish, however not essential• Have solid experience working within the European road freight forwarding industry• Have experience working and obtaining third party sub-contractors• Have experience working with existing clients and obtaining new clients• Have general knowledge of road freight equipment i.e. euro liners, taut liners, box trailers, Mega trailers, Road trainsMain Duties:• Customer liaison - making and taking job bookings• Arranging collections/deliveries with sub-contractors• Sourcing new clients/sub-contractors• Providing quotations for new and existing clients• Developing and building relationships with new and current clients/sub-contractors• Day to day searching and finding jobs in addition to already daily jobs• Day to day searching and finding third party sub-contractors in addition to the already daily sub-contractors• Dealing and ensuring maximum profit is obtained by being able to source most competitive transport solutionMonday - Friday 08:00hrs - 17:00hrs To apply, or for further information, please email your CV to the Shipping Team of Red Recruit at shipping@redrecruit.com quoting reference; VR/18841 Red Recruit is a specialist recruitment consultancy with global prominence in the Shipping and Freight industry, covering road, sea and air freight imports and exports as well as other associated sectors. We provide an expert consultative, project managed approach, which recognises the unique skills and talents of every candidate. Founded in 2002 and boasting increasing success, Red Recruits mission is to serve likeminded Clients and Candidates and be a collaborator in their growth and progression. We accomplish this utilizing our skilled approaches and methodologies and we offer tailored solutions to suit specific needs. Clients of Red Recruit are able to access a wealth of knowledge and experience via our recruitment consultants; many of whom possess extensive experience of their specialist sector. The types of vacancies within the shipping industry that we specialise in include the following: sea freight, road freight, air freight, deep sea, TIR freight, trailer freight, freight forwarder, FCL, LCL, part load, full load, groupage, customs clearance, customs entries, CNS, Destin8, Impatex, CHIEF, NES, ASM GEMS, MultiFreight, DataFreight, NVO and NVOCC. Proud sponsors of the BIFA awards since 2011 Please do not apply for this position unless you have current or recent experience within the shipping or freight forwarding industry. We are a niche recruiter and have a duty to our clients. We will only respond to candidates with directly relevant experience. Due to the current large volume of applicants for roles, unfortunately if you have not received a response within five working days, your application has been unsuccessful. View full job description
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