Road Freight Coordinator

A well-established Freight Forwarder, offering logistics solutions throughout the UK and Europe, are looking to recruit a Road Freight Co-ordinator , to be based in their modern offices in St. Albans , Hertfordshire . Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8AM - 6PM. You will also be required to work 1 in 4 Saturday Mornings, 8:30AM - 12:30PM. Main Purpose of the Role: To work as part of the European Road Freight Operations Team, communicating with the UK and European client base and planning collections and deliveries of road freight in the most profitable way. Duties and Responsibilities: Extensive communication both verbally and in writing with our UK and European client base, with particular focus on one key account ensuring a high degree of customer service. Working to deadlines and being able to plan ahead the collections and deliveries of groupage, part and full load consignments. Communicating proactively with our supplier base to ensure the work is being carried out in the most effective way. Maximising the profitability of each consignment / job by negotiating effectively with our client and supplier base. Operating the in-house software system the candidate will precisely raise the orders and process all of the necessary administration. To Be Considered: UK or European transport / freight forwarding operations experience. Experience of working for a transport/logistics company would be a considerable advantage. Excellent communication skills (Written & Verbal) A confident personality with a can do attitude. A professional positive and helpful attitude to work colleagues, suppliers and especially customers. Commercial acumen with the ability to negotiate directly with clients and suppliers and identify and maximise opportunities to increase both Turnover and more importantly profit. Numerate and literate, it is vital that the successful candidate can explain complex logistical issues concisely in both written and verbal form. IT literate. Ambitious with a desire to succeed. Presentable, energetic and enthusiastic. Strong organisational skills with an excellent memory. On Offer: An attractive salary in line with skills and experience, plus benefits 22 Days holiday The opportunity to join a well-established logistics company, where career development is encouraged, and supported. For full details, contact Willis Global - a leading Recruitment Consultancy for the Shipping & Logistics industry

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