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Road Freight Forwarder – Kildare

CRL Recruitment
Kildare West
€32K to €35K
Permanent | Full Time
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Job Description

We are currently looking to recruit a Road Freight Forwarder for a full time permanent position based in Kildare area – Shift: 9am to 5.30pm

To meet customer requirements for the safe and efficient transport of their cargo from A to B, effectively and in accordance with company quality procedures and statutory requirements.

Key Tasks:

  • Communicate with customer to ensure requirements are met
  • Liaise with other offices/agents in Ireland and overseas
  • Report any discrepancies or specific requirements
  • Arrange with Hauliers for transport of cargo, confirm availability of equipment and agree rates where no tariffs exist, maximise cost effectiveness, ensure accounting deadlines are met.
  • Preparation of documentation for warehouse/haulage/distribution/shipping department for loading/offloading of cargo to vehicles
  • Perform and implement general administration, invoicing, filing, queries, claims, and check costs in accordance with departmental requirements

Suitable candidates must have the following in order to be reviewed for this role:

  • 2- 3 years’ experience in a freight forwarding environment essential
  • Excellent problem solving and customer service skills
  • High standard knowledge of maths and geography
  • Confident in own ability to make decisive decisions
  • Strong organisational and strategic planning skills
  • Good communication and administrative skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative with good interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word & Excel

Salary on this role will depend on experience but range at €32K to €35K DOE

Related Sectors:
Warehouse / Logistics / Shipping , Drivers
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