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Road Freight Manager

Job Details

  • Posted:11th August, 2023
  • Sector:Fine Art & Gallery, Fine Art Shipping
  • Location:London, United Kingdom
  • Job Ref:16537
  • Salary:Competitive Salary
Alchemy is partnering with an established and successful Fine Art Shipping and Logistics organisation in London who is searching for a EU Road Freight Manager to join their team!

  • Organise European trips using company vehicles, arrange inbound and outbound logistics and relevant documentation for European transportation. 
  • Aid with hiring decisions and business operations.
  • Make sure the companies service is up to client, insurer and HMRC standards.
  • Take part in staff meetings and regular operations meetings, mentor new additions to the team.
  • Oversee the European Road Freight team.
  • Verify that all shipments are packed to a high standard and that all import and export declarations are correct.
  • Modify any declarations that are not correct.
  • Ensure drivers within the team are working in a safe and legal manner and that the relevant vehicles are documented properly.
  • Stay up-to-date on all customs legislation and update staff accordingly. 
  • Maintain and develop client relations.
  • Manage quotes and invoicing needs.

  • Proven experience working in an art shipping or related field is desirable. This could be in an arts warehouse or an art logistics and shipping setting.
  • Specific EU transport experience is essential. 
  • Customs and freight experience is a must.
  • Willingness and drive to learn is a must.
  • Excellent skills in time management, customer service, communication, problem-solving, attention to detail and prioritizing.
  • Great technical proficiency, knowledge including PC, iOS, Microsoft Office and CRM systems.

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