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Vacancy - Logistics Forwarder

The Company

ALS is a specialist logistic provider offering unique solutions for oversized, abnormal and heavy lift cargo shipments by road, rail, sea and air both nationally and internationally.

Role: Experienced Logistics Freight Forwarder - minimum 2 years

Purpose:

The role of this individual is to work as part of the operations team, compile quotations for clients and handling operational orders alongside helping to service and increase the sales of the company, through relationship building and prompt personal service. This individual will also work closely with his colleagues in the other departments and with our other group offices, UK and continental suppliers.

Reporting to the General Manager - UK Operations

Hours: Fulltime 37.5hrs

Salary: depending on skills & experience

Company benefits:-

  • Office gym
  • 33 days holidays per annum (incl. bank holidays)
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Secure parking
  • Modern newly refurbished offices
  • Salary is dependent on skills and experience
  • Bonus scheme

For further details see - Job Description

Enquiries to:

Julie Watson - Office Manager - QHS/ HR

julie.watson@als-europe.com / Tel: +44 (0) 7712 675546

Vacancy - Trainee Administration / Logistics

The Company

ALS is a specialist logistic provider offering unique solutions for oversized, abnormal and heavy lift cargo shipments by road, rail, sea and air both nationally and internationally.

Role:

Experience is not required, however enthusiasm, interest and a willing to learn in building a career in logistics is!

Duties and Responsibilities could include:

  • To work in the Operations department, initially providing administration assistance to all staff.
  • Data input
  • Good communication skills are required
  • Learn to compile quotations for clients and handling operations orders alongside helping to service and increase the sales of the company, through relationship building and prompt personal service
  • Book transport shipment, airfreight etc ensuring that the customer’s needs can be met
  • Check vehicles, containers etc arrive on time with the necessary equipment etc.
  • Check item(s) shipped as required with correct documentation
  • Monitor progress, keeping the customer informed, and resolve any problems that may arise.
  • Confirm delivery made on time
  • Send delivery confirmation to customer
  • Respond to requests for quotations, assistance with shipping documentation applicable to the mode of transport and country of origin or destination, completion of quotations and chasing allocated key-account quotations to conclusion
  • Raise invoice in accordance with clients requirements
  • Sign off and close fine
  • Resolve invoice queries relating to supplier costs
  • Assist other team members during times of absence
  • General office duties

Other duties & responsibilities:

  • Constantly prioritise work so the efficient use of time is maximised and the days’ work is always planned
  • The jobholder should be confident with an organised mind, capable of working under pressure at the same time subscribing to the company’s quality, health and safety, and customer care policies and procedures.
  • Full Training will be given at all levels and in all departments, as the individual will be expected to become multi skilled.


Reporting to the General Manager - UK Operations

Hours: Fulltime 37.5hrs - Office based position – NO HYBRID WORKING.

Salary: Above national minimum wage

Ideally this position would suit someone new to the industry who is interested in an office based position.

Company benefits:-

  • Office gym
  • 33 days holidays per annum (incl. bank holidays)
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Secure parking
  • Modern newly refurbished offices
  • Salary is dependent on skills and experience
  • Bonus scheme

For further details see - Job Description

Enquiries to:

Julie Watson - Office Manager - QHS/ HR

julie.watson@als-europe.com / Tel: +44 (0) 7712 675546