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German Freight Forwarder/Trailer Operator

  • Salary: £30,000 - £33,000
  • Location: Ipswich
  • Industry: Shipping Freight Forwarder, Shipping Transport
  • Discipline: Trailer Operator
  • Employment: Permanent


Job Description

Our Ipswich client is looking to recruit a freight forwarder to add further growth and development
The candidate must have at least 2 years solid European Road Freight experience with the focus on the UK, German and/or Benelux export markets.
The role will include:
Customer liaison – making and taking job bookings
Arranging collections/deliveries with sub-contractors
Helping organise FTL & LTL movements both in and out of the UK
Negotiating rates with customers
Developing and building relationships with new and current customers/sub-contractors
Working closely with staff of other departments

Key requirements:
Must be proactive and driven and ideas and solutions will be listened to and are encouraged.
Have experience working on either imports/exports or both arranging full loads (FTL) and part loads (LTL)
Have experience between the UK and either Germany and/or Belgium/Netherlands.
Have solid experience working within the European road freight forwarding industry.

Additional information: Hours: Monday – Friday 08:00hrs – 17:00hrs
Holiday: 20-25 days holiday per year
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £30,000 – £33,000. Company pension and bonus scheme.


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