European Road Freight Operator

Location Manchester
Discipline: Freight Forwarding
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££25,000 - £30,000
Contact name: Ryan Gale

Contact email:
Job ref: RG107
Published: 26 days ago

Job Role: European Road Freight Operator

Location: Wythenshawe, Manchester

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

RG Freight Recruitment are working on behalf of a growing freight forwarder to find an experienced European Road Freight Operator to join their team in Wythenshawe.

This client is an independent forwarder who have been operating for over 20 years. They pride themselves on being a small team with a global reach and each member of the team contributes fully resulting in a great office atmosphere! While providing general freight forwarding (air, road and sea) and customs clearance services, they also specialise in a number of sectors including out of gauge, hazardous, pharmaceutical and project movements worldwide

They are now looking for a knowledgeable and experienced Operator to join the team. The successful candidate will be responsible for handling road freight shipments from existing and new clients.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Planning and carrying out end to end European road freight operations

  • Completing customs declarations in CDS

  • Arranging collections and deliveries

  • Negotiating and checking quotes from suppliers

  • Tracking shipments and keeping client informed

  • Providing excellent customer service

The Person:

  • Experience of European Rod Freight in a freight forwarding environment

  • Knowledge of CDS system

  • Good understanding of customs clearance procedures

  • Sound European geographical knowledge 

  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills