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Date Added: Sat 17/10/2020

Logistics Account Manager

Preston, UK
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Company: GBA SERVICES

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Location Preston Job Title Logistics Account Manager Salary Competitive Days of Work 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday- between the hours of 07:30am-18:00pm Are you somebody that enjoys a challenge and thrives in finding solution’s? Are you a glass half full person where excellent customer service just comes naturally to you? Do you have a background in Logistics Management ? If so, we’d love to hear from you.
GBA Services is a family business, providing logistic solutions for our customers whether that be by road, sea or ; We are currently located in 18 sites throughout the UK and Europe.
We are looking for an experienced Logistics Account Manager with Brokerage experience to join our growing business and manage key customer accounts as well as nurture and develop future accounts .
You will be responsible for managing new and existing customer accounts and be an excellent role model in how you look after and liaise with our customers, both internal and external.
You will have responsibility for increasing profitability, customer service and developing existing and new relationships with customers and subcontractors, focusing on the UK National trailer and van market.
You will be required to create processes and implement these throughout GBA in relation to both import and export loads as well as full trailer load carrier management .
The successful candidate must have previous experience in working within the Logistics sector and must be experienced in providing transport quotes and negotiating costs with carriers.
This is an exciting, challenging and demanding role and you will need to be able to multitask, prioritise your own workload and communicate effectively.
We use a range of Microsoft products throughout the business, so a good working knowledge is definitely an advantage.
Culture fit is vital to this role and we are looking for people who share our values.
In a recent employee engagement survey, when asked “what is it like at GBA” the top three responses were “Challenging”, “Fun” and “Friendly”.
If this sounds like you then please get in touch.
Closing date for applications- 28th October 2020.
Benefits
• Long term career with a stable market leader
• Holiday loyalty scheme
• Healthcare plan
• Company Pension Company Sick pay Company profile - GBA Services was established in 1987 and specilises in providing logistics solutions for our customers around the world via road, air and ocean.
We provide a range of services including Time Critical, High Security and Refrigerated.
Our Enterprising value encourages us to explore opportunities and react ; We have recently branched out into providing logistics solutions to the Retail sector and the Aviation sector with the launch of our new division, GBA Skyways.
Our Family values are very important to us and at the heart of our company and as we have grown, we have made sure that these remain in our core.
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