Admin & Operations Freight Forwarder – CargoWise


  • Permanent
  • Slough, Berkshire
  • Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
  • REF: J1043423112
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone with Admin & Operations experience within Freight Forwarding to join our client, a growing logistics company based in Slough. The successful candidate will have CargoWise experience and will be offered superb career progression with access to ongoing education and training courses and opportunities to travel depending on business needs. Due to the nature of the role, some occasional overtime and weekend availability is required.

Salary: up to £32k per annum depending on experience, plus discretionary bonus (for new business); pension and private medical insurance.

Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm. Fully office based in Slough (parking on site provided).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with existing clients and partners, ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Manage all aspects of the freight forwarding process, including customs clearance, shipping, delivery, and any other relevant paperwork.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and standards.
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a small team.

Key Requirements:

  • Two years’ experience in the logistics/ freight forwarding industry, including global transport logistics and customs clearance, for air, sea and ground freight.
  • Knowledge of freight forwarding software and systems, in particular CargoWise.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organisational and project management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and multi-task.
  • Ability to think outside of the box and acting in the clients’ best interests at all times.
  • Proven track record of achieving sales targets and driving revenue growth in the logistics field (desirable).
  • DGSA qualification (desirable).
  • Full UK driving license.
  • Occasional overtime and weekend availability.

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training, and skills. If we do not have anything suitable, we will not keep your CV for more than 30 days.

As an equal opportunity employer, Bucks and Berks Recruitment is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.

Consultant Details

Camilla Askew

Recruitment Consultant