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International Forwarder – Czech Republic

Closing Date: 1st October 2023

Vidu Group

About this position

Vidu are working on a super exciting assignment in the search for an International Forwarder, on behalf of a world renowned logistics business.

There is an extremely attractive salary and package on offer and unlimited opportunities for career progression.

Our client has engaged with Vidu VIP to carry out the initial search process.

Our team of dedicated consultants will be your first point of contact when applying for this role.

Scope of the role:

As International Forwarder you will be responsible for a correct settlement of all chartering and assets related transport orders, linked to the administrative and operational activities.

You will also be responsible for maintaining a correct and timely flow of communication between the Customer Service department and hauliers/assets drivers, in order to achieve optimal performance and maximum return.

Other key responsibilities will include:

Taking care of a correct settlement of all chartering and assets related transport orders.

Calculating and recalculating of dimensions, capacity, floor space and size/weight ratio, in order to gain maximum efficiency within legal standards.

Communicating with drivers/hauliers so that an optimal service and loading rate can be achieved.

Building constructive relationships with customers and suppliers in order to expand forwarding opportunities within the department and organisation.

Administrative processing of data into the operational computer system, so that all departments/divisions are kept informed correctly.

Your team:

As International Forwarder you will be part of a highly dedicated and professional team, who are responsible for delivering the highest quality of service to an internationally dedicated client base.

Your team consists of experienced International Forwarders and young talents willing to learn the business. This high service level is achieved by teaming up with other operational and supportive departments within the organisation, with the shared aim of achieving the very best for our clients customers.

Skills and experience required

A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a forwarding and/or chartering role.

Educated to a minimum of Batchelor level or equivalent (preferably in logistics)

Strong market knowledge, knowing the local potentials as well as experienced in the east and westbound trade lanes.

Customer orientated with good topographical knowledge.

Good command of Czech and English language, a third European language would also be preferable.

Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.