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Freight forwarder – Groupage operator

Dear Applicant!

We are pleasedthat you are interested in Eurogate Logistics Group.

You need to know that we are a leading international logistics provider based in London, a Hungarian-owned company, and we serve our international clients with our network of 13 offices in 6 countries. Our team consists of nearly 150 highly trained professionals who work together on a daily basis.

We are present in all key modalities, we provide on the road (FTL, LTL & Groupage services), in air, sea, rail, we do multimodal and project cargo, dangerous goods and temperature controlled transportation, and we sell ferry tickets.

 

Our customer portfolio consists of FMCG, consumer goods, automotive, paper and packaging, machinery and construction, and we work for multinational and local large companies as well as small and mid-sized businesses.

We are looking for new solutions at Eurogate, so creativity, and the kind of mindset when you always look for the right, the better and the more is very important for us, therefore we pay great attention to the training and continuous development of our employees.

Our work and our team are diverse, our team spirit and atmosphere are great, all of which are very important to us, we take care of this value and constantly nurture it.

If you would like to work in such a team, you are welcome to contact us!

 

Eurogate Logistics Group

Location
Leeds
Closing date
Aug 22, 2019
The person

The Groupage operator reports to the Operations supervisor and is substituted by the appointed other Operational Staff.

The job
  • Organise weekly groupage shipments to/from the UK
  • Handle day-to-day operational issues maintain smooth flow of information in amongst other office staff, and between UK offices
  • Arrange shipments so that groupage trucks are utilised to the fullest possible extent to all serviced countries
  • Upload data into system accurately and up to date, with special care and attention to job-costing estimates
  • Make suggestions to the Branch Manager about potential operational setup changes in order to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Monitor own performance, and continually make necessary adjustments to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Ensure that the base of weekly KPI data is entered into the system on time
  • Liaise with clients about possible new leads or opportunities to expand services
  • Ensure that all quote requests are dealt with immediately, and are fully documented
  • Monitor market changes and inform the Branch Manager regularly about buying/selling price trends
  • Liaise with subcontractors and Agents to develop strong working relationships
  • Liaise with accounts – and other departments within Eurogate UK
  • Keep all operational documentation together, and file away on time
  • Execute own tasks in compliance with ISO standards
  • Make sure your own behaviour and telephone manner is up to Eurogate Standards, and is presentable to all our partners
  • Maximize the profitability of the bookings received by the best possible usage, whilst at the same time ensuring all cargo is shipped in line with the client’s requirements
  • The service is working efficiently and using all the full potential within the UK team of offices and Eurogate Group itself
  • The service is complying with all systems and procedures in place on both office and group level
  • The service is using its full potential in professional expertise, human resources and network facilities to achieve maximum possible profitability
The skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Accuracy and attention to details
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Problem solving ability, particularly when working under pressure
  • Team work, tact and good interpersonal skills
Our offer