Road Freight Coordinator

Dover Permanent £25,000 - £28,000
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About Our Client

A leading international Freight Forwarder offering award winning logistics solutions. With a specialisation in urgent deliveries via Road or Air solutions their offices are in Dover.

Job Description

The Road Freight Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Understand Client requirements and find the appropriate resolution to meet their needs
  • Find the right vehicles for transport and negotiate the best price
  • Understand of European driving regulations and bans, and the impact on the goods
  • Monitor cargo and ensure the prior agreements are being met and communicate with the customer
  • Escalate any issues or possible issues and suggest options for a resolution in order to allow effective communication with the client
  • Work closely with other departments and highlight any gaps in carrier coverage
  • Ensure non-conformance's are recorded and escalated
  • Finalise files upon completion, and ensure that waiting time charges and third party costs are agreed and correct

This is a Night shift role - 4 nights on and 4 nights off - Hours 7pm to 7am

The Successful Applicant

In order to be considered for the Road Freight Coordinator role, you need:

  • Working knowledge of Imports and Exports within a freight company
  • International Road Freight knowledge would be a distinct advantage
  • Understanding of the regulations of European regulations and bans
  • Be able to work in a high paced environment with time critical shipments
  • Have excellent Customer Service expertise
  • Be able to work the 4 on / 4 off night shifts within Dover

What's on Offer

Salary of £25 000 to £28 000

  • 21 days leave, increasing after the 1st year
  • Bonus
  • Death in service
  • Wellness
  • Employee assistance program
  • On site Parking
  • Pension

This is a Night shift role - 4 nights on and 4 nights off - Hours 7pm to 7am

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