Senior Transport Coordinator - Heijen


As a Senior Transport Coordinator you support domestic and export distribution through the development and maintenance of transportation strategy
to maximize on-time delivery with the lowest costs in line with our Quality standards.

Due to the growth in the Netherlands we seek a Senior Transport Coordinator who can streamline different internal and external customer requests
related to transportation in all different areas: parcel, pallet, road, sea, air, B2B, B2C, etc.


The initial focus will be on High-tech customers but in principle all different type of customers could send in requests for support.     

In this role you report into the Director Account Management & Operations based in the Netherlands, but you will also work closely with the

Transport teams based in Germany where specific carrier relations/ solution design teams/ procurement are located. At this moment the Transport Coordinator will have no direct reports.


Tasks and responsibilities Senior Transport Coordinator:

  • Review and monitor transportation cost and margins and drive continuous improvement through analysis and improvements
  • Manage Transport related projects (new requests internal/ external customers)
  • Coordinate Monthly Business Reviews (MBR) and implement transportation best practices
  • Monitor service levels, root cause analysis, initiate service improvements
  • Solve logistical issues related to the transportation flows
  • Drive best practices to optimize the network and to improve process efficiencies
  • Coordinate with internal and external customers and vendors to determine the most efficient and cost effective shipping methods for inbound and outbound shipments
  • Liaise with corporate transportation to leverage best practices and consistency
  • Leading contact person for all transportation issues (including escalation point)
  • Work closely with IT, carrier management, clearing and accounting, transportation management and local service delivery contacts to ensure a successful transportation service offering


Required education & experience Senior Transport Coordinator:

  • A Bachelor’s or Masters Degree in Supply Chain, Business Logistics, Industrial Business, Business administration or similar.
  • 5+ years logistics experience of which at least 3 years related to transportation solutions and offerings
  • Experience managing a complex, multi-modal transportation network serving both domestic and export markets
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of carrier operations and costs across different transport modes
  • Familiarity and working knowledge of transportation contracts and negotiation of terms and conditions.


Required knowledge, skills Senior Transport Coordinator;

  • Have the ability to work independently and proactive
  • Have project management experience
  • Be Creative
  • Have Excellent communication skills
  • Be a team worker and motivator
  • Be Customer focussed
  • Have the ability to work in a dynamic growth environment

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions is specialized in logistics solutions. In collaboration with the customer, we determine a logistics process that is most effective that meets their needs. For example, we invest in innovative solutions such as optimizing automation and digitization, but also in our employees. Do you want to know more about us?


We are growing and we believe it is important that our employees also (continue to) grow. 


In addition to opportunities, a competitive salary and travel allowance, we also offer you:

•    8% holiday payment;
•    A bonus based on performance and organization results;
•    25 vacation days, possibility to build up to 28 vacation days;
•    Overtime will be compensated in time;
•    Up to 40% discount on your fitness subscription!;
•    Telephone and laptop;
•    non-contributory pension (we pay your pension);
•    Collective health insurance (without obligation)
•    ANW Insurance, fully paid for by Arvato Benelux
•    WIA Hiaat insurance, fully paid for by Arvato Benelux


Do you recognize yourself completely in this vacancy? Then apply quickly!


Do you not fully meet the job requirements and are you curious about what it is like to work at Arvato?


Feel free to contact us! We answer all your questions and are happy to think about any options.


Contact details:
Laurence van Teeseling
T: +31 (0) 6 270 730 06


Company: Arvato Benelux B.V. – Supply Chain Solutions 

Country: Netherlands 

State/Region: Limburg 

City: Heijen 

Postal Code: 6598 MH 

Job ID: 67545

Arvato Benelux B.V. – Supply Chain Solutions



Heijen, LI, NL, 6598 MH

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