Freight Forwarder - Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Are you enthusiastic, energetic and eager to learn? Come and join our team in our brand-new offices in Rotterdam. As part of the Global Key Account Operations team in a multinational company, you will be moving freight from all over the world and dealing all aspects of quoting, forwarding, customs, and 3rd parties through to completion. You will experience a variety of languages and cultures and will have exciting opportunities to enhance and develop your career with OIA. It’s up to you where your road takes you in our company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Researching and planning the most appropriate and cost-effective route for shipment
  • Negotiate contracts, transportation, and handling costs
  • Check and prepare documentation to meet customs and insurance requirements, packaging specifications, and compliance with overseas countries’ regulations and fiscal regimes
  • Liaise with and manage third parties in accordance with customer requirements
  • Communicate with the customer, maintain visibility and control through all phases of the journey, including the production of management reports
  • Complete customs formalities or sub-contracting services
  • Provide quotations to existing/new clients and agents
  • Help and support local business development opportunities

Job Qualifications

  • Previous experience in the freight forwarding industry, specifically Ocean, an advantage but not essential
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Dutch
  • A high level of energy with a can-do positive attitude and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Eligibility to work in The Netherlands

OIA Global Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our culture is fun, diverse and collaborative. We offer an exciting and growth-oriented work environment, and OIA employees enjoy competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Interested candidates please submit resumes to HR.Europe@oiaglobal.com. Please indicate job title in the subject line.