Ocean Export Agent Hamburg

  • Company: Confidential
  • Job Location: Hamburg - Germany
  • Date: July 16, 2019 09:37
  • Employment Type: contract
  • Experience: junior
  • Job Functions:

    Logistics

Job summary

Nippon Express is looking for Automotive and FAK/FCL Ocean Export Agents for our department in Hamburg. A candidate with an excellent understanding of Ocean shipments, structured and accurate, with good communicative skills. Would you like to have a challenging job within a great team? We'd like to meet you!

Job description

We are currently looking for Automotive and FAK/FCL Ocean Export Agents for our department in Hamburg. Do you have an excellent understanding of Ocean (export) shipments? Are you very structured and accurate even under time-sensitive conditions? Do you have excellent communicative skills and are you client oriented? If the answer is yes, then the next step in your career could be at Nippon Express.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Timely handling of Ocean shipments (entire process from A-Z)
  • Customer service
  • Orders from clients
  • Reviewing all relevant paperwork
  • Testing the feasibility of the order
  • Clearing all relevant paperwork
  • Organizing the chain of transport (trucking/ railroading)
  • Booking containers with carriers
  • Organizing haulers
  • Barge planning via Rotterdam or Antwerp
  • Getting the containers on board
  • Port registration
  • Customs clearance
  • Tracking the shipment
  • Documentation in Nippon Express’ systems
  • Handling 1st order claims
  • Invoicing & billing

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Completed an apprenticeship as forwarding agent (Speditionskaufmann/ -frau)
  • Proven experience in Ocean freight
  • Knowledge of Ocean freight rates and data
  • Automotive experience (very strong advantage)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and other forwarding software
  • Strong passion for accuracy and detail oriented 
  • Experience with working under tight deadlines 
  • Excellent writing, problem solving and communicative skills 
  • Fluent in English (German is an advantage)

What we offer you: 

  • Competitive salary
  • Holiday allowance & Christmas bonus
  • Training, development & improvement opportunities
  • Working in an already established, but fast growing international company
  • Possible career opportunities (in case of great performance)

Are you interested?
Does this vacancy describe you and are you ready to tie yourself to an international company with plans to expand even more? Apply today as our new Ocean Export Agent! For more information about this vacancy, please contact +31 88 5678 399.

About us
​Since its founding, the Nippon Express Group has employed its logistical strengths to connect people, businesses and regions throughout the world. In so doing, we have continuously supported social development. Making no compromise in safety and maintaining a deep focus on environmental issues, we continuously strive to deliver innovative solutions at the next frontier of logistics.

We will forever take pride in our ability to inspire trust and answer the call of society.

Job qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Completed an apprenticeship as forwarding agent (Speditionskaufmann/ -frau)
  • Proven experience in Ocean freight
  • Knowledge of Ocean freight rates and data
  • Automotive experience (very strong advantage)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and other forwarding software
  • Strong passion for accuracy and detail oriented 
  • Experience with working under tight deadlines 
  • Excellent writing, problem solving and communicative skills 
  • Fluent in English (German is an advantage)

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