Road Freight Operator

  • Job Reference: 395864518-2
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Owl Recruitment
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £25,000 to £29,000
  • Sector: Restaurant & Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you a Road Freight Operator looking for a new role? Do you have a minimum of 3 years experiece? if so, this could be the role for you.

My client based in Uxbridge is looking for a brand new Road Freight Operator to join their ever growing team. They are looking for someone who has minimum 3 years' experience in Road Freight operations-planning and who is willing to learn and develop, adding value in the road freight team.

Key Responsibilities:

* Execution of transportation activities in accordance with all customer service requirements

* Adherence of operational margins for the relevant transport mode

* Ensure on-time delivery of shipments in line with customer service requirements

* Provide pricing for spot quote business as per customer requirements

* Actively identify opportunities to reduce transport cost and improve margins

* Utilize problem solving tools and implement corrective actions as appropriate

* Provide world class customer service, and take ownership for assigned customers

* Identify savings opportunities through consolidation activities, in accordance with supplier/customer agreements

* Track loads through to delivery, and provide customer updates, where necessary.

* Ensure that all data is input accurately into operational systems

* Complete invoicing to customers as per GKN Freight Services company standards

* Ensure that all reporting requirements are met in accordance with company standards

* Adherence to standard procedures and work instructions

* Maximization of load fill

* Knowledge of hazardous material transport requirements

Desirable Experience required for this role:

* Basic knowledge of International Transport

* Previous experience in either an automotive or manufacturing environment

* Geographical knowledge of applicable region

* Working knowledge of carrier invoicing and billing procedures

* Knowledge of transportation regulation

* Experience of customs compliance

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