Branch manager Freight forwarder

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Branch Manager in Heathrow area

Fulltime Position

Freight Branch manager required for a Freight forwarder based in the Heathrow area, with a large focus on Air freight. This Freight forwarder coordinates a wide range of Air freight across a wide range of routes in and out of the UK. The company cover a broad range of items as well with small, medium and large companies and suppliers. This Branch Manager role will manage a team of around 5-6 Freight forwarders and customs coordinators, they offer Hybrid working for the forwarders and gives the forwarders a full end to end forwarding role. Freight Branch manager salary is negotiable based on background, knowledge and team management skills, starting bracket is around the £45-52k mark.

The role
As a Freight forwarding Branch Manager, you will manage a team of around 5 freight forwarders who work mainly in the Air freight market. You will support the team, ensure the legal requirements are all done, the customs paperwork and other paperwork is ready ontime for the flights. You will help drive business within the UK for the branch, support the forwarders with building relationships with key clients, work on a strategy for the type of work the branch works on and the margin rates. You will also support in the training of the team and develop your team and work with head office, to ensure the branch meets the SOP’s. This role will include all the normal Freight forwarding Branch manager duties.

We are looking for a Freight Branch manager who is either a Air Freight Team leader, a Current Branch manager, A Deputy Branch Manager or a Senior Freight forwarder within Air who has the management skills to run a small team. This role is perfect for a department manager or team manager or senior forwarder as it managers only a team of about 5 Air Freight forwarders/customs.  You will have good communication skills, able to conduct meetings with clients and have a fantastic knowledge of Air freight and Air freight customs.

Freight Branch Manager
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Perks of the Job


£45-52k + bonus


parking available


Company pension plan


manage a team of 5


This team are very friendly and have a team culture


Air focused

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Ryan is the Recruitment Partner working on this position on behalf of HtE Recruitment. If you are looking for a role at the moment, please either reach out or apply online. HtE Recruitment is acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this permanent position.

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