Forwarder

Posted 15 March by P & S Personnel Easy Apply

P+S Personnel are pleased to be working on behalf of our clients, who are currently seeking a Forwarder to join their Grain Forwarding team based in Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Role / Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a close working relationship with consumer customers to satisfy their delivery requirements
  • Work closely with internal Fleet managers to maximise efficiency of dedicated and company vehicles.
  • Maintain relationships with contracted and primary hauliers to promote closer working relationship.
  • Using knowledge of the haulage market, contract haulage at optimum market rates taking into account performance.
  • Collaborate with peers in other forwarding offices and parent companies, Cargill/ABF sites, to create synergies across different products.
  • Maintain a high level of service to the supplying and consuming customer by ensuring clear and timely communication at all points
  • Using knowledge of haulage market, liaise with planners and sales teams to ensure product is moved to cost effective home.
  • Keep up to date with latest legislation regarding TASCC.
  • Provide fleet scheduling support cover to the Regional Forwarding Manager

Position Requirements:

  • Thrive in a fast paced and pressured environment whilst maintaining a high level of attention to detail
  • Demonstrate the ability to successfully negotiate with both suppliers and customers
  • Possess a confident and professional manner with strong interpersonal skills
  • Be self-motivated and an effective team player
  • Ability to focus attention and to continually drive to achieve desired outcome
  • Demonstrate a competent level of commercial understanding
  • PC literate with experience of both Word and Excel

If this is a position you are interested in, please apply online ensuring your CV is up to date.

Required skills

  • Agriculture
  • Forwarding

Reference: 34689344

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