Multimodal Operator

Job Type:
Permanent
Industry:
Freight Forwarding
Job Role:
Transport and Logistics
Region:
UK
Area:
West Midlands
County:
Any
Location:
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary:
24,000 to 29,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£24000 - £29000 per annum
Currency:
UK Pound
Posted:
26-Feb-19
Recruiter:
Headford Growth UK
Job Ref:
J998_1551196629

Multimodal Operator

Main purpose of the role:

To provide shipping, transport and forwarding expertise across all modes (Ocean, Air and European Road), build and develop relationships with customers in order to generate and increase business. Understanding customers needs and requirements and promote internal solutions.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

1. To operate, provide service information, quotations, take bookings and champion the needs of the customer across all service modes (Ocean, Air and European Road).

2. To offer a high standard of customer service across all modes (Ocean/Air/Road), by providing accurate and appropriate information and demonstrating a professional, helpful and positive manner.

3. To handle shipments by Ocean, Air and Road forwarding operationally from start to finish, Protect the company from unpaid accounts by taking due note and following the company policies with regard to credit ratings and outstanding account balances.

4. To receive incoming enquiries and collect all the necessary information, to ensure bookings are correctly and accurately processed.

5. To process shipment information in a timely manner to prevent delays

6. Engage with customers and provide appropriate quotations. Follow up quotations and correspondence with customers using your best endeavours to secure business at all times.

7. To collate all the necessary information to ensure any order progress enquiries from customers are dealt with efficiently and kept informed of the status of the order at all times.

8. To work in conjunction with Sales to develop and secure new business and also through your own initiative generate leads with a view to work alongside your line manager/sales in-order the account is secured.

9. To demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of Customs Regulations/Dangerous Goods/Insurance rules; determine whether goods are subject to any of these special requirements ensure adherence and be capable of providing advice to customers as necessary.

10. To liaise with customs brokers when required, providing them with accurate information to ensure goods are quickly cleared for import/export in accordance with the Customer's requirements.

Contact Details:
Headford Growth UK
Contact: Katie Hayes

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