Freight Team Leader

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  • Sector:

    Supply Chain, Operations, Logistics & Fulfilment

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  • Salary:

    c£30,000 pro-rata

  • Contact:

    Lisa Starkey

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:


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Freight Team Leader


3 month contract - £30,000 pro-rata


MVP is working with a global logistics business currently seeking a Freight Team Leader to join its team for three months, potentially longer. 


This role is responsible for managing all freight transport requirements for a specific customer, both from within the UK and Europe.  Key responsibilities are:


  • Support and direct operations to ensure all daily order requirements are picked, packed and shipped daily
  • Manage all freight forwarding activity for bulk movements ex Europe via approved carriers
  • Lead a small team, providing direction and support
  • Join daily customer management call, report on daily activity
  • Manage any escalations and issue resolution
  • Financial reporting for the department


Candidate Requirements:


  • Good knowledge of UK and European transport procedures and pricing
  • Previous experience of supervising a team
  • Load planning abilities
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Able to demonstrate a sense of drive and the ability to work in a fast-paced, pressurized environment
  • Ability to manage multiple activities and projects
  • Good IT skills including MS Excel