(Sr) Transport Coordinator - Gennep

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Heijen, LI, NL, 6595 AD

Year: 2019

Company: Arvato Benelux B.V. - International Supply Chain Management 

Requisition ID: 29284



Our employees are our biggest asset. That’s why we invest in training, stimulate ambitions and help foster your growth potential.

Are you up for a new challenge? The vacancy for a (Sr) Transport Coordinator - Gennep might be just what you’re looking for.



As a (Sr) 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 (Sr) 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 (Sr) 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 (Sr) 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 (Sr) 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


Working at arvato Benelux B.V. means working as part of a fast-growing international provider of marketing,

communications and logistics services with offices in Abcoude, Maastricht, Schiphol-Rijk, Venlo,Venray and Gennep.

For more information look at our website: www.werkenbijarvato.nl.


We are looking forward to receive your application

For questions regarding this vacancy please contact Gerwin Noij (Corporate Recruiter) via telephone number 0031 (0)6-27073006.

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