Location: Castle Donington, Derbyshire
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car. car allowance, bonus, pension
Posted: 7 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

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Commercial Manager (Container Logistics)

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Commercial Manager with knowledge, ideally within the container logistics field, to join a highly professional, well established and rapidly expanding freight solutions provider. You will join one of the fastest growing transport businesses in the UK and flexibility will be required to initially cover the Tamworth site, ultimately however working out of their flag ship site in Castle Donington. This is a highly progressive, dynamic business that is looking for professionals with a strong work ethic and personal drive to really make their mark within the business.

Reporting directly into the Operations Director, this is a key, strategic appointment for the business, as you will develop their rail business, which is identified as a major area of growth for the company throughout 2020 and beyond. It is essential therefore that you have experience within a freight forwarding / container logistics / rail environment.

In essence, you will take commercial responsibility for small to medium sized customers (acquiring new customers and developing existing ones, negotiating tariffs etc… ) which will involve customer visits around the country. As there will be direct customer contact it is essential that you are a relationship builder, can establish rapport and can offer value added commercially viable solutions. As a result of this you will be responsible for ensuring the operation of the trains are fully utilised. You will also have man-management responsibility for a team of 5.

This is a great platform from which to develop your professional career within an exciting industry and in a business that has experienced continued year on year growth. You will have an entrepreneurial approach to business development, possess excellent communication and organisational skills and of course build natural rapport with all stakeholders and clients with an ability to create and deliver strategic planning in the short, medium and long term.

For immediate consideration please contact me at your earliest opportunity.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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