Air Freight & Roadfreight Operations Co-Ordinator

Forward Prospects Ltd
Holberrow Green
£20,000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Air Freight & Roadfreight Operations Co-Ordinator

Commutable from Worcester, Kidderminster, Redditch, Bromsgrove, Solihull

Up to £28k

Our Multimodal client is offering a great opportunity for someone to join their ever expanding business. They are seeking people with operational Freight experience that are also commercially minded and able to gain further business, supporting the sales team. You will be able to harvest and develop existing accounts and capitalise on new opportunities, ensuring that a high standard of customer care is prevalent at all times.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the day to day Export and Import bookings of Worldwide Air and European Road freight shipments.
  • Raising job files and all of the appropriate paperwork.
  • Processing the jobs utilising the Fast Freight software system.
  • Customs Entries using the NES System.
  • Extensive client liaison both written (email) and verbal (telephone).
  • Extensive supplier liaison and negotiation.
  • Internal liaison with the sales team assisting with quotations and service status information.
  • Invoicing jobs on completion.
  • Customer service experience with the ability to build strong relations.
  • Experience of calculating freight quotations.
  • Negotiating skills to maximise gross profit.

The successful candidate will have experience in Air or Road freight operations and ideally with an Export bias. You should be commercially aware and able to work well under pressure, while maintaining accuracy of work. Working to strict deadlines you should be able to prioritise your workload using initiative and have good analytical abilities.

This is a full-time position working Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 17:30

Forward Prospects offers high quality recruitment solutions to the rapidly evolving international freight and logistics industry. For more information on Forward Prospects, or to view our current portfolio of vacancies, please visit our website.

Forward Prospects acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers.