Freight Forwarder Pharmaceutical

Naas, Co. Kildare, Full Time

Freight Forwarder

Monday – Friday

Career Progression

Salary: €45,000

Executive talent are delighted to be to be assisting our client who are a Global Provider of Transport and Logistics. this is a fantastic opportunity for candidates interested in a career in the Freight Forwarding industry to gain practical experience and a real insight into fast paced freight forwarding operations. Full on-the-job training will be provided. Candidates will need to have experience with temperature / pharmceutical freight forwarding. EXET22

Key Tasks

  • Ensure service levels and KPI’s are met and where possible improved on a consistent basis which
  • include but not all encompassing;
  • Transit Schedules – Departure times and frequency
  • Financial deadlines – Invoicing, Self-Billing and Purchase invoices
  • File Closing – ensure P&L forecasts are reported in a timely manner
  • Cost control – ensure costs are managed and challenged when necessary
  • Ensure all key objectives are met
  • Bottom line growth by use of market knowledge and focusing on trailer fill and route
  • optimisation
  • IT tools are embraced and used efficiently
  • Prioritise work load to ensure tasks are completed efficiently
  • Plan groupage/LTL/FTL trailers each day with a mix of dedicated and non dedicated
  • subcontractors ensuring freight forwarding budget is reached
  • Complete customs documentation on in-house software system in line with Revenue guidelines and regulations.
  • Negotiate with subcontractors and confirm availability of equipment and agree prices where no tariff exists, to maximise cost effectiveness.
  • Liaise with internal departments to ensure customer needs are met and freight moves through our network in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Maintain awareness of and follow transport regulations, where relevant, to conform to all statutory requirements.

Skills required:

  • Proven ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Be customer focused with excellent communication skills
  • Sound administrative skills, with excellent attention to detail & accuracy
  • Adaptable and flexible


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