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Road Freight Operator



Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2023
Are you looking for a forward thinking Freight Forwarder that has big expansion plans?
We are proud to announce that after a strong 9 months of trading in Barcelona, we continue to grow and as such we are currently recruiting for a Road Operator in Barcelona. In this key operational role you’ll be responsible for the A-Z handling of road cargo shipments while providing excellent customer service, as we look to grow our market share in the Spain & Portugal region.
Not only will we reward you with a competitive salary, hybrid working (after probation), and a city centre working location but as this is our first office in Spain we will be offering you a chance to grow with us as we look to strengthen our position in South-West Europe.
In short: There couldn’t be a better time to join cargo-partner!
Who are we?
cargo-partner GmbH operates a seamless worldwide network of own offices in Europe, Asia, Australia and Northern America plus closely cooperating agents in the other parts of the world. cargo-partner is best-in-class in solving our customers’ logistics challenges. We are supplying them with general overseas and overland logistics, special industry solutions according to client specific demand at the highest service level.
Our systems and organisation as digital forwarder and digital platform enable us to produce the full scope of air, ocean, road, rail, contract logistics, parcel and e-commerce services at a very good ratio of high service level and low production costs. We are a champion in fast and competent client integration.
We’re a team of 4,000+ across 40 countries and by 2025, cargo-partner will have grown to be a EUR 2bn turnover company and a top 20 global air & ocean logistics service provider.

What will be your day-to-day responsibilities?

  • Communicate with our clients keeping them up to date on the status of their goods.
  • Negotiate the best rates with our carriers.
  • Plan the most efficient and economical routes with our carriers on behalf of our clients.
  • Up sell products to existing clients
  • Think outside of the box and solve logistical problems.
  • Interact with our business partners.
  • You can take an advantage of interactions with agents, shipping companies and customs bodies because it enables you to learn more about business and grow your professional network.
  • Issue and monitor transportation documents and electronic data processing.

What does an ideal candidate look like?

  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role in the freight forwarding industry
  • High competency in handling Road cargo shipments
  • Fluent in both English and Spanish
  • Demonstrative problem solving skills
  • A passion for transport and logistics
  • Ideally educated to degree level
Why choose cargo-partner?
We offer a competitive salary and benefit package and a career plan with professional growth opportunities; as our business is constantly growing you will have a chance to progress and grow with the company. We are a company with open culture where our focus is on our people - they create our strength. We enable you to come up with creative ideas and we will always listen. Finally, we can offer stability of employment working in a stable international company with a leading position in the air and sea freight market.
At cargo-partner we understand that our people are our greatest asset so if you're interested in working for a company than truly values and supports their workforce then please submit your application; or if you'd like to discuss the role in a little more detail please contact me: lubomir.kubala@cargo-partner.com
Company Introduction:
cargo-partner is a privately owned full-range info-logistics provider offering a comprehensive portfolio of air, sea, land transport and warehousing services, with special expertise in information technology and supply chain optimization. The company operates over 160 offices in over 40 countries around the world to create fast and efficient solutions for a wide range of industries. With the SPOT platform, cargo-partner ensures easy cooperation and full transparency throughout the supply chain.
As a family-owned business, we are very employee-oriented and want to work with you to develop your career and personal goals. Take a look at our Mission & Vision.
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