Carrier Manager/Freight Forwarder

If you aren't completely confident that you fit our exact criteria, please reach out anyways. Humility is a wonderful thing - we're at least as interested in your character as in your talent.

Our fast-growing technology startup sennder, which has its HQ located in the heart of Berlin, is changing the way people think about logistics. We revolutionize road freight logistics by making it simpler, quicker, and more cost-efficient to move Full Truck Loads across Europe. Shippers get real-time GPS tracking on all shipments, and business analytics to improve their supply chain. You can learn more about us here.

The Carrier Manager Netherlands is here to take over the operational responsibility for our carriers and expand our carrier network, in order to meet the needs of our customers and offer the best quality on the market. The role is based in our Amsterdam office.

We hope you are excited to help create a product with lasting value, improve your sales abilities and learn about how we're changing the Logistics Industry.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to be part of a new team at sennder. Join on the ground floor and help us build the future of freight! 

Your challenge will be:    

  • Develop new and grow existing carrier relationships (lead generation, cold calling and referrals).
  • Build strong relationships with trucking company key contacts (i.e., owner operators, dispatchers and drivers).
  • Identify issues and work cross-functionally to determine and implement the best solution.
  • Provide exceptional service to our carriers and customers.
  • Ensure shipment details are accurately communicated and tracked in the system
  • Negotiate the best prices with our carrier partners
  • Take a data-driven approach solving difficult issues
  • Help define processes to increase efficiency and profitability of our business

To get there you will need:

  • Proven experience in freight forwarding operations, ideally with a focus on road freight.
  • Know-how in convincingly addressing your audience and always hitting the right tone
  • Top-notch strategic skills as well as a self-starter mindset
  • Excellent English skills other languages a plus 
  • Ability to thrive under deadlines, drive results, multi-task and work with a sense of urgency

What we will be offering: 

  • A part of an international company with office locations in 7 different countries
  • Be a part of an international team from 40+ nationalities 
  • Structured promotion process in order to give everyone the same chance to grow
  • Structured regular feedback process enabling personal development
  • Employee’s well-being: in-house gym, unlimited snacks, drinks and fruits
  • Countless opportunities to connect within and outside of work with regular team events and trips, partnership events with other companies and local organizers

At sennder we value commitment, team spirit, and your personal and professional development. Our mission is to offer our teams a diverse work environment by fostering a very friendly atmosphere and an energetic company culture. We enjoy to build and nourish long-lasting friendships across teams and often come together to plan fun events and activities.