Transport Operative

Zoek Pin West Midlands - This Area Only


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 15 days ago

Our client specialises in global logistics. On their behalf, Hanson Lawrie is recruiting a Transport Operative to manage and generate a high volume of quotes for time-critical deliveries by road and air for their customers. This fast-paced role requires an individual who can work with both speed and accuracy to ensure Same-day and Next-day deliveries arrive on time.
As Transport Operative, daily you will be:
* Building strong relationships to achieve business objectives.
* Providing quotations and checking prices in a timely and professional manner.
* Negotiating the best prices for both the business and the customer.
* Ensuring the efficient, cost-effective and lawful execution of all transport activities.
* Processing and administering accurate legal documents.
* Ensuring all contracting agreements are legally compliant.
* Inputting jobs electronically and forwarding transport orders to the bookings team.
* Acting as the liaison point between all parties to meet clients’ expectations.
* Thinking ahead to identify potential problems.
* Liaising with hauliers.
* Managing a high volume of inbound telephone calls and emails.
This role requires experience in Same-day and Next-day express deliveries and quoting and negotiating transport costs. It also requires commercial awareness and a strong level of numeracy. Excellent spoken and written English skills are essential, along with strong IT literacy.
The business prides itself on a positive working environment, and the team is friendly and diverse. You’ll work Monday – Friday and have one hour for lunch

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