Ocean Freight Pricing Specialist
Felixstowe, Suffolk, England
Ocean Freight Pricing Specialist - VR/20355
The Company & Role:
Our client, a leading freight forwarder, is looking for an Ocean Freight Pricing Specialist to join their team in Felixstowe.
- Respond to requests for quotations received from internal and external customers.
- Liaise with relevant operation and product departments to ensure competitive pricing.
- Provide a prompt response to the customer and follow up every quotation.
- Recording all quotation details and the customer response
- Negotiation with the companys core carriers.
- Developing positive relationships with the companys core carriers through regular contact/meetings.
- Suggest tactics on pricing so that sales and margin are maximised.
- Sets up, maintains and distributes internal rates.
- Looks for optimisation opportunities (to lower buy rates on current business).
- The successful candidate will enjoy the buzz from winning business and will have excellent communication skills.
- They will be commercially astute and will either have or need to acquire though intense training a detailed working knowledge of tariffs and rates.
- A strong knowledge of Export/Import Ocean Freight is essential.
- This is a great opportunity to acquire a detailed commercial experience of the Ocean Export/Import markets.
You will receive a salary depending on experience.
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Posted 22 days ago