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Road Freight Operator (VR/21890)



Salary according to skills and experience

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East of England -- Essex

Job Type

Friday, February 19, 2021

Road Freight Operator - Essex - VR/21890

The Company & Role:

Our client, a leading global logistics service provider based in Essex, is looking for a Road Freight Operator to join their team.

Road Freight Operator duties include:

  • Handling European groupage services, predominantly import.
  • Arranging movement of freight from origin to final destination.
  • Dealing with both international and national shipments.
  • Liaising with customers, overseas partners and suppliers.

Skills and Experience required for the Road Freight Operator role:

  • Must have a good understanding of European road freight with 1-2 years experience.
  • Capable of manually calculating costs and charges / revenue manually - a good understanding of taxable kilos is a must.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Ability to work in a team but also be self-sufficient.

If you're interested in the Road Freight Operator role, click 'Apply Now', or email our Shipping team on

Red Recruit is a specialist recruitment consultancy with prominence in the Shipping and Freight industry, covering road, sea and air freight imports and exports as well as other associated sectors. We provide an expert consultative, project managed approach, which recognises the unique skills and talents of every candidate. Founded in 2002 and boasting increasing success, Red Recruits mission is to serve likeminded Clients and Candidates and be a collaborator in their growth and progression. We accomplish this utilizing our skilled approaches and methodologies and we offer tailored solutions to suit specific needs. Clients of Red Recruit are able to access a wealth of knowledge and experience via our recruitment consultants; many of whom possess extensive experience.

The types of vacancies within the shipping industry that we specialise in include the following: sea freight, road freight, air freight, deep sea, TIR freight, trailer freight, freight forwarder, FCL, LCL, part load, full load, groupage, customs clearance, customs entries, CNS, Destin8, Impatex, CHIEF, NES, ASM GEMS, MultiFreight, DataFreight, NVO and NVOCC.

If you have current or recent experience within the shipping or freight forwarding industry then please contact us to see if we can assist you finding your next career move.

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