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    We are currently looking for a Trade Manager to lead our operations within the global logistics industry. You will play a pivotal role in overseeing and optimizing trade activities, ensuring efficient and seamless logistics operations. This role is based at our headquarters in the busy and thriving Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port.

    Samskip is a truly international company that innovates the most advanced sustainable and multimodal international transport solutions. With a turnover of more than 800 million euros, 1450 employees and offices in 24 countries (in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia) we are one of the largest transport companies in Europe.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Offer the most optimal combination of service, pricing, and terms to our customers, in collaboration with sales.
    • Collaborate with other Samskip Trade departments, with the aim of expanding our network and continuously optimizing our working methods.
    • Monitor costs and reflecting this positively in our pricing.
    • Report on P&L, growth, and results of your specific trade route.
    • Expand operational activities, revenue, and business development.
    • Conduct thorough market analysis to identify opportunities, trends, and potential risks within the logistics industry.
    • Foster strong relationships with clients, understanding their unique logistics requirements, and providing innovative solutions to meet their needs.
    • Stay informed about and ensure compliance with local and international trade regulations, customs procedures, and other relevant standards.
    Qualifications and Skills:
    • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in business, Logistics, or a related field.
    • Proven experience in trade management within the global logistics industry.
    • Strong analytical and strategic planning skills.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • In-depth knowledge of trade regulations, customs procedures, and logistics operations.
    • Results-oriented with a focus on achieving targets and driving continuous improvement.

    Joining our global logistics team offers the opportunity to play a key role in optimizing operations within the dynamic field of Global Logistics. This position provides a platform for career advancement within a rapidly expanding organization.

    Additionally, at Samskip, you'll work within an ambitious, dynamic, and professional environment where you can make a difference. Excel in what you do and grow with our company within the transport sector. “We don’t just move containers, we move careers forward too.”

    Furthermore, Samskip offers you:

    • A competitive salary, including holiday pay and a thirteenth month.
    • 28 vacation days.
    • A pension provision.
    • A contribution to commuting costs.

    If you are passionate about trade management, possess a strategic mindset, and are ready to take on the challenges of leading logistics operations, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

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