Job title: Key Account Manager / Supply Chain
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Essex
  • Freight Forwarding/Project Forwarding
  • Operations/Customer Service
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £35,000.00
Job published: 2018-01-09
Job ID: 40335
Contact name: Aron Houghton
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Job Description

Key Account Manager - Freight Forwarding – Essex


An International Freight Forwarding company, based in Essex, is actively seeking an experienced Key Account Manager. The company are established within the global end-to-end supply chain market. The company have an excellent reputation of delivering an excellent service to high profile customers that include High Street Retailers, Online Retailers and Manufacturers. The company have secured several new customers recently and the UK Operations Manager is keen to speak to proven operations professional with an expertise in inbound supply chain Operations.


Role Duties:

  • Establishing solid working relationships with existing high-profile customers
  • Communicate with the customer/s to understand existing inbound supply chain requirements and ensure the smooth running of operations process
  • Discuss future operational requirements and make recommendations as to the most effective processes
  • Review the profitability / margin measures are achieved / on target for each shipment
  • Create KPI business reports for each customer within your portfolio

Desired experience

  • Solid understanding of inbound Supply Chain operations process
  • Comfortable with regular face-to-face, telephone and email communication
  • Good understanding of maximising profitability at every opportunity