Senior Airfreight Export Gateway - Route Development Operative


£28000 - £30000

Job Description

New vacancy for a Senior Airfreight Export Gateway - Route Development Operative to join one of the top 10 Global forwarders

This is an ideal opportunity for someone with Export Gateway experience to take the next step and join one of the industries leading names.

The ideal person would have a minimum of 2 years experience in the above, duties will include:

Focus on specific business within the Gateway department to build lanes and container builds
Increase Gross Profit per order for the branches by consolidating their freight for the same destination/hub from different UK offices
Produce documentation for exporting ie MAWB manifests and customs
Source competitive rates from carriers
Increase ULD count given to carriers
Support sales and overseas offices to increase tonnage on specific routes
Analyse data to ensure optimum yield per shipment and timely solutions, gather market intelligence that will enable company to achieve a competitive edge
Support branches with solution for exporting their customers shipments
Spot rating - converse with Branches and Airlines on freight rates
Optimise processes and efficiencies in the department e.g automation, standardisation

What the successful candidate should bring:

· Strong communication and negotiating skills
· Analytical
· Solutions orientated
· Future thinking
· Time management
· Market knowledge
· Routing/Airlines/Equipment
· Experience in Dangerous Goods awareness

Hours are shift patterns - NO NIGHTS

Tuesday to Saturday 06:00 - 14:30
Monday to Friday 10:00 - 18:30
Monday to Friday 12:00 - 20:30

This will be tweaked on some days depending workload and is shared with others on a rotation basis

Salary is cGBP30,000 depending on experience

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*We are only to accept applications from candidates with the required experience for this role. If you don't hear from us your application has been unsuccessful.