Freight Forwarding General Manager
A large multinational and multi-site Forwarder are looking for a General Manager in Manchester.
The successful General Manager will have extensive operational knowledge of all modes Freight Forwarding; Air, Sea and Road.
They will also have working experience in helping to build Freight Key accounts from scratch. You will be building a team that will be managing the start to finish process of your client’s freight forwarding needs.
Salary: Completely Negotiable + Car Allowance/Car Etc.
Laptop, Mobile etc.
The General Manager Role:
Building new key accounts through self-generated sales leads and maintaining existing
Managing a diverse team
Manage the day to day Start to finish Freight forwarding job of the client.
Knowledge of Customs entries
Invoice jobs on completion
Extensive supplier liaison and negotiation
Raising job files and all of the appropriate paperwork
Process the jobs utilising the in-house software system
The General Manager Requirements:
MUST have Freight Operations experience.
Previous working experience in a sales or key account management role at a freight forwarder Senior Freight management experience
10 years Freight Forwarding Experience in all Modes
Skilled at Freight quotations and rate negotiations An excellent communicator both written and verbally.