Road Freight Operator
A freight forwarder, also known as a non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC), is a person that organises shipments for individuals & corporations to get goods from the manufacturer to a specific market. This covers Air, Road, Rail and Sea freight forwarding, but this article will outline exactly what an Road Freight Operator would be expected to do on a day-to-day basis.
An Road Freight Operator would be responsible for:
- Take bookings and liaise with customers, suppliers, overseas agents, European hauliers etc
- Plan routes and loads for Imports and Exports Internationally
- Complete all road freight documentations, negotiate rates and provide quotations
- Dealing Internationally with Clients
- Managing FTL, LTL and Groupage movements
- Contacting clients and making sure that all information / paperwork has been received and correctly documented for the shipment
- Managing day to day Road Exports alongside working on specific key accounts
- Completing the full road freight process from start to finish
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