Ziegler UK Ltd

Road Freight Operator

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer £25 - £30k pa depending on experience

Key Tasks & Responsibilities


  • Receive and process customer bookings
  • Job costing
  • Negotiation with suppliers
  • Book trailers with suppliers
  • Consolidate profitable groupage/part load trailers
  • Alert line manager of any potential/actual loss making trailers prior to dispatch
  • Maintain a proactive and close customer contact to ensure bookings meet anticipated levels
  • Alert line manager if anticipated booking levels drop/cease
  • Alert line manager of any customer/partner/agent problem (actual or potential) immediately
  • Invoicing
  • General administration

Proactive, professional and first class customer service at all times

Skill Requirements


  • Knowledge of the international transport industry and experience gained in a fast moving transport environment
  • Ability to plan truck routing efficiently and understand costings
  • Able to assemble groupage trailers and have a good geographical knowledge of European towns and distances
  • Self motivated with a desire to exceed expectations
  • Computer literate with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team



  • Understanding of laws and regulations regarding international truck driving restrictions
  • Fluency in one or more European languages

Apply by email to patricia.knott@zieglergrou.com, only successful candidates will be contacted.   We are based in London Gateway Logistics Park, Stanford le Hope, Essex, SS17 9ER.  Thank you for your interest.

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