Headford Growth UK

Reference RP4572


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.

The Package

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.

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