Freight Forwarder

Posted 6 April by BJD Group Easy Apply
Leading third party logistics provider requires an experienced Freight Forwarder. The role will be based in Dover with a salary up to £28,000.

The Role

In this role you will be responsible for efficient and cost effective planning of European transport, both import and export to the UK. Utilising mainly 3rd party sub-contractors and own fleet vehicles. This is a dynamic and fast paced role, your responsibilities will include:

• Sourcing of sub-contractor across Europe, including freight negotiations

• Planning of vehicles taking into account, load factors, customer SLAs, compliance and legal requirements

• Ensuring all international collections and deliveries are carried out correctly and to instructions

• Profit and Loss responsibility

• Planning trailer loads across Europe

The Person

Candidates will either come from an international haulage or freight forwarding background, with at least 3 years experience.

• Knowledge of Trailer planning and forwarding

• Any additional European Languages are highly beneficial for this role.

• Good understanding of all aspects of fleet and driver management. Including WTD, tachographs and planning

• Multi pick up knowledge

• Experience planning across Europe and strong European geographical knowledge

• Experience with subcontractors

Package and Prospects

On offer is a salary up to £28,000, depending on experience. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career with a major European logistics services provider. This company is all about staff retention and development and is a fantastic company to be apart of. Relocation assistance maybe provided for the right candidate if required.


Based in Dover this role is commutable from: Folkstone, Dover, Ramsgate, Deal, Sandwich, Ashford, Canterbury

Reference: 34844797

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