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Freight Sales Executive
East Norfolk
Salary - Negotiable, Dependent on Experience
Monday - Friday

On behalf of our client, an established Freight Forwarding company in the East of Norfolk, we are currently recruiting a Freight Sales Executive. This position would suit someone with a strong sales background with a desire to get into the industry, or someone experienced.

Duties will include:

- Arrange and have oversight of export, import and UK domestic operations from start to finish
- Quote agents & customers for all air/sea/overland FCL and LCL consignment enquiries
- Negotiate contracts, transportation and handling costs for air/sea/overland freight operations
- Investigate and plan most appropriate route for shipment
- Obtain, check and prepare documentation to meet customer's insurance requirements
- Complete International Shipping and Customs Documentation
- Complete costing & billing for both import and export jobs
- Work in accordance with international regulations
- Use available technology to enable real-time tracking of freight in transit
- Maintain communication and control through all phases of the journey
- Work closely with customers, colleagues and third parties to ensure deadlines are met
- Maintain a current knowledge of relevant legislation and other factors that could affect the movement of freight
- Promote and sell the company's services via air/sea/overland and show initiative in acquiring new sales leads
- Establish business relationships with key clients and accounts


- Must be proficient in written and spoken English
- Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Must have good customer handling skills
- Must be well organised and creative
- Must possess a positive enthusiasm and pragmatic approach
- Must be detail oriented with strong planning, organizational and analytical skills
- Must be a motivated self-starter with a strong drive to support the company in its growth initiatives
- Must have the ability to work under pressure and handle multiple priorities
- Will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Ms Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other technical software is required
- Have strong sales experience

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, we would love to hear from you!
Please send your full & up to date CV to Progress Recruitment Solutions (UK) quoting ref: PRS16456
Our standard procedure is to speak with all applicants before your CV is sent to the Client, so please ensure all your relevant contact details are on your CV

Unfortunately we are unable to contact every application that we receive, if you do not receive a response please assume that you have been unsuccessful with this particular application, however if you have automotive experience we will keep your details on file and contact you should a vacancy arise that matches your skills and experience.

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