European Road Freight Operator

Posted about 1 month ago by Red Recruit
Location Birmingham Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary Market related Sector Freight Forwarding, Logistics, Shipping, Transportation

European Road Freight Operator - VR/20699

The Company & Role:

Our client, a specialist express freight forwarding company, is looking for a European Road Freight Operator to join their busy team in Birmingham.

Main Duties of the European Road Freight Operator:

  • Monitoring drivers/vehicles to ensure loading and unloading on time
  • Providing swift loading/unloading information and identifying discrepancies
  • Maintaining accurate job files and keeping detailed update notes
  • Identifying potential problems and taking action before they materialise
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Raising job files
  • Load planning
  • Sending transport instructions
  • Rate negotiation
  • Invoicing

Requirements for the European Road Freight Operator:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a European road freight role is essential
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong work-ethic
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Naturally pro-active approach
  • High attention to detail
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Common sense
  • Calm influence

In return, the successful candidate will be offered a salary depending on experience.

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