Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, on site parking
Posted: 7 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics
Contact Name: Claire Rollinson

Claire Rollinson

Permanent Logistics Recruitment Consultant

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Sea Freight Forwarder

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Freight Forwarder with import and export experience in road, sea and air freight for one of our clients based in Northampton.

The role would suit an individual who has previously worked as a Freight Forwarder or has experience within the logistics sector and is looking to develop their career within a transport related environment.

It is important that you can demonstrate an ability to build positive, professional relationships with a range of customer's, quickly understand the commercial implications of maximising loads and ensure that goods are shipped with maximum efficiency and profitability. You will also naturally have an ability to identify commercial opportunities for the company among your client base. You will also need a keen eye for detail as you will be responsible for checking pallets for any damages when they arrive.

As an individual you either work in the logistics sector presently, or possess recent qualifications to develop into this industry, and have an enthusiastic, friendly and professional manner. A keenness to develop your career within the transport, logistics and transport sector will be essential.

You must be IT literate with previous experience in Microsoft Office.

Salary is £23k-£25k depending upon experience plus an excellent benefits package.

The role is Monday to Thursday working 7am to 4pm with a one hour lunch break and then Friday 7am to 1pm with a 30 minute lunchbreak.

This is an exciting time to join the organisation and is a genuine opportunity to make a positive career step.

For immediate consideration send your CV without delay!


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.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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