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Date Added: Fri 17/11/2023

European Freight Specialist

Preston, PR1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £24000 - £30000/annum

Excel Resourcing are recruiting for experienced European Freight Specialist to join one of our clients in their Preston depot.

Main Responsibilities

* Look after set accounts who book full, part load and groupage, import and export shipments to and from Europe.

* Build and foster good working relationships with existing customers leading to organic growth of accounts.

* To increase business from existing customers and regain down trading accounts.

* Be able to confidently cross sell other services such as Deep Sea/Airfreight and other markets.

* Full customs experience and being able to problem solve in this field.

* Able to focus and drive to achieve current business plan.

* Taking phone/e-mail enquiries from customers and quoting clients on their shipments, providing the best price and solution.

* Dealing with and finding new hauliers to maximise maximum profit share on work and building relationships with suppliers.

* Using various freight exchanges and freight platforms that we have access to.

* Dealing with various customs brokers and ensuring a smooth process for clearances.

* Full administration of the booking process from quoting to delivery.

* Being highly proactive with the customers to give first class customer service. Ensuring we are there for the customer every step of the way.

Ideal Candidate

* Highly driven and hungry for success.

* Understanding of different incoterms and commodity codes.

* Being a team player but also have the ability to work alone.

* Highly proactive with work and able to find solutions effectively and quickly.

* Excellent time management skills.

* High level of communication and listening skills.

* Enjoy conversing with customers and suppliers to build relationships.

* High attention to detail.

* Tough negotiation skills and able to strike a deal with suppliers.

* Good all-round knowledge of various modes of transport and customs.

* Full export and import knowledge for all EU territories and understanding of what is required to give customer current market trends.

* At least 3 years working experience of working on this market.

* Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure.


Monday to Friday

8am - 5pm


24,000 - 30,000 per year
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