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    Forwarding Agent for Fairs and Events

    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
    Career Level
    Employment Type, Work Type
    Full time
    Publishing Date, ID-Nr.
    , 338545

    Your tasks

    Your Tasks:

    • Handling transportation documentation including import & export freight transports such as ocean freight, air freight, land transport and warehouse solutions
    • On-site operations and account management to provide exhibitors with their needs and requirements
    • Daily contact with contractors and sideloaders/carriers to monitor performance
    • Maintain contact with agencies and Schenker branches abroad
    • Handling all transport related requests and questions from customers
    • Handle and resolve any problems with customers and organizers
    • Support all aspects of sales & marketing
    • Following up on sales leads, ensuring timely responses and taking action on these leads
    • Perform special tasks or projects


    Your profile:

    • You have experience as a forwarding agent or are willing to familiarize yourself deeply with the topic
    • You have first work experience and want to develope your Knowledge
    • You have a good command of the English language, dutch is a plus
    • good knowledge of the common ms office programs is a prerequisite
    • You have good interpersonal and communication skills

    What we offer:

    • Competitive salary
    • 27,5 vacation days
    • Growth opportunities & room for personal development
    • Fixed travel allowance
    • Competitive pension plan
    • Annual profit sharing
    • Company laptop, telephone and office furniture

    A pre-employment screening is part of the selection process.

    Our offer

    For our Amsterdam RAI location we are currently looking for you as a forwarding Agent for the Project coordinator in the Fairs & Events department. Our goal is to take care of the fairs and events in an efficient and effective way and improve them where necessary in order to satisfy the organizers and exhibitors and provide them with their needs and requests. In this position you have a high degree of responsibility and you will work closely together in a team to provide excellent service to your customers.


    If you are interested in this exciting position and would like to join and contribute to a motivated team, then we look forward to receiving your application.


    * Equal Opportunity Employer: at DB Schenker we are proud of our diverse workforce and we are committed in enhancing it further. Therefore, we welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, age, disability, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.

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