Freight Forwarding

Road Freight Forwarder

Posted on:

Tuesday 17th December 2019

Overview of role:

Naas, Kildare


We are currently looking to recruit experienced Road Freight Forwarder / Transport Planner for a large distribution company based in North Kildare area 


  • Foster and develop good relations with both existing and potential customers to ensure retention and growth
  • Liaise with overseas partners to ensure the department is proactive in providing a quality operational performance
  • Delivery and collection scheduling and dealing with Hauliers / subcontractors and third parties
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the role including a full
  • Good Distribution Practice (GDP) knowledge to ensure full ownership of your role
  • Day to day operations in a busy office environment to include dealing with customers/customs clearance/invoicing/creditors invoices/customer & other reports/other administration duties
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the role to ensure full ownership
  • Deal with all customer phone sales and/or customer queries
  • Establish a good working relationship with the shipping department and customers
  • Ensure that all tariffs are kept up to date on the system
  • Maintaining and / or implementing good working practices & procedures to ensure that departments run efficiently and with professionalism
  • Working in a busy fast paced environment, while maintaining quality and customer service
  • Managing your performance via Key Performance Indicators as discussed with your manager
  • Pro-actively look for continuous improvement with the department to ultimately provide the customer with an efficient and professional service
  • Promote positively within customers premises through high quality of work, excellent communication, pro-active approach and positive attitude
  • Supporting other operations within Dublin by having flexibility around working in different locations
  • Other ad-hoc responsibilities as required by you manager


Suitable candidate should have following:

  • At least 3 years experience in a busy Road Freight role
  • A hands-on approach with the ability to maintain priorities and deadlines.
  • Excellent administrative skills.
  • The ability to work on own initiative within a team environment.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing demands

Salary will very much depend on experience but range from €35K to €38K

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