Groupage Operator

Job Type:
Permanent
Industry:
Freight Forwarding
Job Role:
Transport and Logistics
Region:
UK
Area:
Yorkshire
County:
Any
Location:
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary:
22,000 to 26,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£22000.00 - £26000 per annum
Currency:
UK Pound
Posted:
28-Jan-19
Recruiter:
Headford Growth UK
Job Ref:
J970_1548693934

Job Title: Freight Forwarder - GROUPAGE OPERATOR

Office: LEEDS

Reports to: Operations Supervisor or Branch Manager

Substituted by: Operational Supervisor, or OS/BM-appointed other Operational Staff

Main Objectives of the position:

To ensure that

- To maximize the profitability of the bookings received by the best possible usage, whilst at the same time ensuring all cargo is shipped in line with the client's requirements.

- The service is working efficiently and using all the full potential in within the UK team of offices and company itself.

- The service is complying with all systems and procedures in place on both office and group level.

The service is using its full potential in professional expertise ,human resources and network facilities to achieve maximum possible profitability

Main responsibilities:

- organise weekly groupage shipments to/from the UK

- handle day-to-day operational issues maintain smooth flow of information in amongst other office staff, and between UK offices

- arrange shipments so that weekly co-loading plans are kept to, and that groupage trucks are utilised to the fullest possible extent to all serviced countries

- upload data into system accurately and up to date, with special care and attention to job-costing estimates

- make suggestions to Supervisor or Manager about potential operational setup changes in order to ensure maximum efficiency

- monitor own performance, and continually make necessary adjustments to ensure maximum efficiency

- ensure that the base of weekly KPI data is entered into the system on time

- liaise with clients, and if found, make recommendations to sales staff about possible new leads or opportunities to expand services

- ensure that all quote requests are dealt with immediately, and are fully documented

- monitor market changes and inform Supervisor/Branch Manager regularly about buying/selling price trends

- liaise with subcontractors

- liaise with accounts - and other departments within the company UK

- keep all operational documentation together, and file away on time

- execute own tasks in compliance with ISO standards

- make sure your own behaviour and

Contact Details:
Headford Growth UK
Contact: Paul Dunn

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