Location: Leicestershire, England
Salary: £21000 - £227000 per annum
Posted: 7 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

Freight Operations Officer

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Freight Operations Officer who has experience in the freight / logistics industry to join a very successful business that operates in the air, road, rail and sea freight sectors. This is a full-time, permanent opportunity working Mon to Fri, 8.30am to 5pm

The role would suit an individual who has an appreciation of Freight Forwarding or has experience within the logistics sector and is looking to develop their career within this 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.

Reporting directly in the Senior Operations Officer, you will play a key role in ensuring that your clients' operational requirements and their services are arranged and delivered within service and cost parameters. Duties will include planning the most appropriate routes for shipment (with consideration for the nature of the goods, cost, transit time and security), negotiating supplier and client costs, preparing the relevant documentation, maintaining communication through all phases of shipment journey, arranging FCL (Full Container Loads) and LCL (Less Container Loads), trailer and air freight as well as a variety of administrative support functions.

The successful candidate will be in a similar role but ultimately it will be your dedication, commitment and professionalism and your attitude of wanting to do a job well done that will be important. You will be expected to use your own initiative, be customer focused with excellent communication skills. You must be IT literate with previous experience in Microsoft Office.

Please send your CV 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.

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