Road Freight Forwarder

Republic of Ireland, Clare, Shannon
£25182 - £29379 per annum
08 Aug 2018
05 Sep 2018
JN -082018-19668
sarah mctiernan
Contract Type
Full Time
Main duties and responsibilities:

*Manage forwarding Import and Export Team.
*Day to day management and direct assistance of Operations team to ensure all transactions are processed correctly.
*Ensure all staff are up to date with training and fully comply with legislation.
*Ensure staff are cross trained to provide cover where required.
*Ensure all agents operate in line with company agreements for service levels and pricing.
*Agree where required specific pricing or services.
*Review new agent opportunities and make recommendations to the Area Manager.
*Ensure correct procedures are agreed and implemented for management of agents business.
*Ensure all suppliers are working in line with agreements on service and pricing.
*Agree, where required, specific quotes, pricing or services.
*Review suppliers, ensure they are properly approved and registered.
*Actively look for new suppliers to improve pricing and services available.
*Review operations to ensure best options are being used, including co. load and container service options.
*Work independently and with sales team to secure opportunities.
*Assist in pricing opportunities outside of normal services, such as tenders.
*Maintain and update sales tariffs for European business.
*Accompany sales or conduct own customer meetings where required.
*Manage relationship with Agent and Forwarding customers.
*Follow and update SOP's and ensure implementation.
*Ensure rates are in place for all regular and account holding customers
*Ensure all reports are completed on time.
*Review reports to identify issues with customer's rates or service.
*Make recommendations of service enhancements.

Additional Duties:

*Assisting with holiday cover within the operations office.
*Providing administration support to other freight departments when required.
*Occasional Customer visits.

Adecco Ireland is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.