Freight Forwarding

Transport Manager – Freight Forwarding

Posted on:

Tuesday 21st January 2020

Overview of role:



We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Transport Manager with Freight Forwarding experience in Road / Air & Sea Imports & Exports

Transport Manager who can take full responsibility for the transport of goods from warehouse to customer. The role would include setting up key transport providers across each EU country. Identify cost savings and efficiencies in our transport department. Negotiate transport rates with 3rd party providers, ensure customer deliveries are made on time. Develop new 3rd party relationships for the company. Improve warehouse stock reporting.

The ideal candidate would have the following experience:

  • Experience of running a transport department using 3rd party providers (not own transport).
  • Ideally with a Chemical / Pharma / Food background
  • Must be able to identify and contribute to the improvement and cost efficiency of the whole transport function of the company
  • Experienced in EU haulage
  • Experience in EU / UK laws and regulations governing transport and haulage
  • Ideally have experience in Container shipping and Customs clearance
  • Computer literate to install transport portals and systems


Salary negotiable:

  • €45-55K depending on experience
  • Private Medical cover
  • 25 day per annum holiday plus statutory
  • Contributory Pension

Over €50,000

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