Logistics Account Executive

  • Location
    Callington, Cornwall
  • Category
    Transport and Logistics - Shipping
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 23000 - £ 27000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

JOB TITLE: Logistics Account Executive

LOCATION: Callington

HOURS: 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday 08.30 to 17.30, with a 1 hour break per day

SALARY: £23, 000 - £26, 000 per annum DOE

BENEFITS: 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays!! Annual pay review & bonus! Gym membership, desirable location, onsite parking!

COMPANY TYPE: Successful and growing independent company in the logistics industry

CULTURE: Impressive offices and really friendly, supportive work culture. This company value professional development and promotion and really invest in their staff, so if you're looking for a career with a local independent company where you can climb though the ranks we would love to hear from you.

ROLE: Office Angels are teaming up with this company to recruit a Logistics Account Executive. This is an additional role which has arisen due to continued company growth and success.

This is a fast paced, dynamic role where no two days will be the same. You will maintain your own customer accounts ensuring an efficient client service from start to finish. This is a logistical role in which coordination skills will be key, as well as the ability to work at pace with changing deadlines. You will be coordinating the delivery of freight, planning routes and preparing quotes.

Responsibilities in Your New Role Will Include:

  • Arranging and coordinating freight distribution through management of carriers and hauliers

  • Investigating and planning the most appropriate routing for each client's needs

  • Balancing costings with requirements in line with set KPI's

  • Liaising with suppliers to ascertain bookings, confirm shipping dates and arrange loadings.

  • Acting as a client account executive managing the entire process for each client from start to finish maintaining communication, and providing updates

  • Writing and sending reports

  • Liaising with overseas stakeholders

  • Chasing contractors for paperwork and completing this in a timely manner.

  • Preparing job files for invoicing and liaising with the invoicing team

  • Cost and margin analysis, calculating new quotes and submitting these to existing and new clients

  • Dealing with post job client queries

About You:

  • Strong administration and coordination skills

  • Experience in the maintenance and management of client account's

  • Ability to work at pace and to changing deadlines

  • Flexible and can do approach to work

  • IT Literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

  • A quick learner who will swiftly adapt to using bespoke software packages

  • The ability to manage your own workload efficiently and proactively

  • Proficient at wording emails to clients and writing reports

  • Confidence in building and maintaining relationships with customers in order to generate and increase new business

  • A team player

Next Steps:

  • Please apply today with your up to date CV and contact details

  • If you have trouble uploading your CV, please email it to Alex.Pedrick@Office-angels.com and put the job title as the subject.

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