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Transport Manager


Heijen, Limburg | Full-time | up to € 5.251, -- gross per month  | hbo- wo-niveau | High Tech


The Transport Manager will advise on complex transport issues, lead RFQs, consult on strategic transport concepts and manage implementation projects. You will be responsible for all transport related topics for a set of customers in the NL TECH industry. Depending on the nature of the customer (s), the responsibility of the Transport Manager can be local and/or on global level. In this role you report into the Director Account Management & Operations based in the Netherlands and you will have a strong dotted line into responsible business partner who is based in Germany.


What will you do as a Transport Manager at Arvato?
As a Transport manager you are the central point of contact in RFQ’s, new customer implementation and in the optimization of existing transport network. 
For all transport related topics you take work closely together with the customer, solution design and key account management. 
You optimize and monitor transport solutions for a defined set of customers in the national and/or international environment and support internal customers in the event of escalations. 
You are responsible for process optimization within transport management for your responsible customers.  
You are in direct contact with the carriers, are part of the business reviews and you actively contribute to ensure on-time carrier performance
Use cost, quality, and service metrics to evaluate each carrier’s performance and to implement transportation best practices for your responsible set of customers. 
Qualifications you bring with you as a Transport Planner

A Bachelor’s or Masters Degree in Supply Chain, Business Logistics;
5+ years of transportation experience, preferable in an European 3PL environment;
Experience managing a complex, multi-modal transportation network;
High level of interest and understanding of IT related Transport management systems;
Extensive experience in customer and project management;
Strong communication skills on all levels, including customer communication.


Required knowledge & skills
Ability to work independently as required;
Excellent communication skills;
Fluent English;
Team worker;
Customer orientation;
Analytical mindset.
What we offer
We offer you a challenging and independen full-time position, for 40 hours a week. We have a non-contributory pension, which means that on average you have a higher net salary compared to other companies! In addition, we offer:


A competitive salary;
A Bonus based on performance an organization results;
Travel allowance;
8% holiday payment;
25 vacation days, possibility to build up to 28 vacation days;
Up to 40% discount on your fitness subscription;
Telephone and laptop;
Collective health insurance;
ANW Insurance and WIA Hiaat insurance, fully paid for by Arvato.
About Arvato 
Arvato is a fast-growing organization with an informal and transparent corporate culture. We are open to ambition, personal development and initiatives. Arvato  is specialized in logistics solutions. In collaboration with the customer, we determine the most effective logistics process that meets their needs. Our DNA is built upon Customer Obsession, Ownership and Continuous Improvement. We achieve our goals by means of experience, state-of-the-art technologies, creativity, passion and a commitment to quality, innovation and having fun!

In the Netherlands, we serve our customer from four locations: Heijen, Venlo, Venray and Schiphol-Rijk, within these locations approximately 1.000 employees are working for Arvato. In addition to classic logistics services such as; warehousing, picking, transport management and comprehensive value-added services, we also offer tailor-made solutions for companies from sectors such as consumer products, high-tech and healthcare. For various customers we take the entire logistics process out of their hands.


Are you the new Transport Manager we are looking for?
Then apply directly via the “Apply” button and upload your CV and motivation letter. Our Recruitment department will contact you for the further process.


Contact details 
Niels Nielen, Corporate Recruiter 
T: +31(6) 396 251 18




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

Country: Netherlands

Job ID: 229448

Date:  Oct 1, 2023

Heijen, LI, NL, 6598 MH

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Project Manager, Network, Operations, Technology

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