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Carrier Representative

Job ID
R31486
Address
Teleportboulevard 120, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, 1043 EJ
Job TypeFull time

POSITION SUMMARY

Carrier Representative spends majority of time on building contractual relationships as well as negotiating spot market commitments with carriers. This role is responsible for calling carriers based on interest generated from our customers. Provides day to day status updates, identifies issues, seeks input from others to help determine the best course of action, and implements solutions. Applying trucks to loads in contractual as well as transactional commitment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties and responsibilities of this position consists of, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop supply chain solutions in order to effectively support our customer go-to-market strategy

  • Resolve problems, including identifying issues, thinking critically, seeking input to determine the best course of action, and implementing solutions

  • Maintain and grow relationships with carrier accounts identifying opportunities for additional collaboration

  • Research new carriers in the marketplace, generate leads, and build new carrier relationships

  • Conduct calls with carriers to determine carrier availability, commitment, and negotiate transportation rates

  • Ensure that specific customer load requirements are met on committed and/or ad-hoc shipments

  • Identifies backup carriers for critical situations

  • Study and understand market trends and seasonality

  • Makes truck offers to Capacity teams in own and other branches in the network.

  • Managing own personal development plan 

  • Aware of and is aligned with the branch strategy and vision

  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Commercial skills

  • Relevant experience in the sector, specifically in road transportation

Preferred:

  • Entrepreneurial character

  • International mindset 

  • German and/or Dutch are a big plus

  • Strong ability to persuade, motivate, negotiate, and influence others

  • Ability to thrive under deadlines and work in a team environment, while also delivering independent results

  • Driven, enthusiastic, and highly committed

  • Ability to build strong relationships.

  • 1 - 3 years of experience in a commercial role

  • Additional European language is an asset

  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment 

Questioning if you meet the mark? Studies have shown that women and people of color may be less likely to apply unless they match the job description exactly. Here at C.H. Robinson, we’re building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. If this position excites you, we welcome you to apply whether you check all the preferred qualifications or just a few. You may just be our next great fit!

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?


Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 20 million shipments annually for 100,000 customers, and millions of dollars contributed to support causes that matter to us, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.


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