(Assistant) International Forwarder

  • Location: Europoort, RT
  • Full time: 36.25 hours per week
Daisy Smeets

Join the team that drives logistics forward

Do you have the forwarding skills we are looking for? Are you a great communicator and able to build constructive relationships with customers and suppliers? Can your ideas contribute to our dynamic, international organisation? Then you’re exactly what we’re looking for.

Your team

You will be part of a highly dedicated and professional team, which is responsible for delivering the highest quality of service to an internationally dedicated client base. Your team consists of experienced International Forwarders and by teaming up with other operational and supportive departments within the organisation; a high service level can be achieved with the shared aim of achieving the very best for our customers.

Your role

In this role you will be responsible for a correct settlement of all chartering related transport orders of the customers of P&O Ferrymasters, linked to the administrative and operational activities of all employees involved.

As (Assistant) International Forwarder you are responsible for a correct settlement of all chartering and assets related transport orders of the customers of P&O Ferrymasters, linked to the administrative and operational activities of all employees involved. 

You are also responsible for maintaining a correct and timely flow of communication between the Customer Service department and hauliers / assets drivers, in order to achieve optimal performance and maximum return.

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Taking care of a correct settlement of all chartering transport orders wherein P&O Ferrymasters customers wishes / demands are leading
  • Communicating with drivers / hauliers for optimal follow up towards our clients
  • Building constructive relationships with customers and suppliers in order to expand forwarding opportunities within the department and organisation
  • Administrative processing of data into the operational computer system, so that all departments / divisions will be kept informed correctly.

Who you are

As (Assistant) International Forwarder you take responsibility and possess excellent communication and influencing skills.  

So you:

  • Are educated to a minimum of MBO-level or equivalent (preferably in logistics)
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a forwarding and / or chartering role
  • Have experience with the Benelux / Germany / French market
  • Have good command of Dutch and English language, complimentary languages are preferred
  • Have good working knowledge of Microsoft office packages
  • Are customer orientated and have good topographical knowledge
  • Are able to create or attract new business opportunities and think “Out of the box“
  • Have your own transportation because our location is not accessible by public transport.

How you'll benefit

At P&O Ferrymasters, we don’t just want to attract the best in the business – we want to keep them as part of our team. You can progress to your full potential with a range of perks, rewards and development opportunities.

  • Growth and training opportunities
  • Competitive salary package
  • Variety of team-building events
  • Pleasant and comfortable work environment in a brand new office. 
Solutions & Services

What we do

Take a look at the vast array of supply chain services our team provides to businesses across Europe.

Join us

Ready to progress to your full potential? Apply to join the P&O Ferrymasters team today and start your rewarding career with one of Europe’s leading logistics companies.