Our principal is one of the world’s leading third party logistics providers, specialising in freightforwarding and related supply chain solutions. The company has about 11,000 employees working in more than 300 offices around the world and a global presence in about 100 countries. It’s net turnover is USD 3.2 billion and manages 2.8 million TEU of ocean freight and air freighted more than 225.000 tonnes.
Within the purchasing department for the region Benelux and Switzerland, you will be part of a team of 6 purchasers, located in Rotterdam, Schiphol and Ekeren (B). This team arranges the transport for appr. 80.000 TEU, totaling some € 160 mio. spend. Your location will be Rotterdam (or Ekeren if you are Belgian).
Your focus will be on the procurement of ocean transport (containers). 80% of the business is covered by frame contracts, 20% will need to be procured on the spot market. Your activities on the spot market (for customer specific requests: destinations, volumes, timing) nevertheless comprise appr. 80% of your workload.
Your key responsibilities are:
It is expected that you have a broad network and background in the market for ocean transport and are familiar with terms like EMS, AMS, Solas, VGM.
Your reaction with resumé, which shows the requested experience and knowledge, plus your motivation letter, can be sent till 31 January 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Further infomation can be provided by Maarten Smits van Oyen, tel. 06-22422161.