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Job Summary

Our client, a large Freight Forwarder now seeks to appoint a Team Leader, European Road Freight to be based in their office in Birmingham.

The Team Leader, European Road Freight will ensure European road freight services run efficiently for all import and export consignments, in line with customer requirements and supplier agreements.


  • Oversee the European Road Freight team, providing assistance to the Manager
  • Develop strong relationships with customers
  • Provide high level of customer service with customers, agents, and suppliers
  • Monitor workload and efficiency of the European Road Freight team
  • Ensure European Road Freight team are fully trained, provide additional training where needed
  • Manage the European Road Freight Forwarding process from start to finish - PTL’s, FTL’s & Groupage
  • Negotiating rates with hauliers and suppliers
  • Process and follow up quotes accordingly


  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in European road freight operations
  • Previous/current supervisory/leadership experience gained in freight forwarding required
  • Experience dealing with European road freight (Groupage and Full Loads)
  • Strong Freight Forwarding background
  • Excellent European geographical knowledge required
  • Strong communication, customer service and organisational skills
  • Excellent commercial awareness

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Job Summary

Reference: 12687

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Salary: Highly competitive + benefits

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 10 Aug 2021