Transport Manager

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere

Transport Manager


• Directing and coordinating activities of the traffic department personnel concerned with documentation and routing of outgoing and incoming freight and reshipment of incoming freight

• Coordinating the activities of traffic assistants engaged in assigning tariff classifications according to type and weight of freight or merchandise; routing and scheduling shipment by air, rail or truck and preparing billings from tariff and classification manuals

• Review documents to ensure that assigned classifications and tariffs are in accordance with mode of transportation and destination of shipment

• Investigate shipper or consignee complaints regarding lead times, lost or damaged merchandise or shortages in shipment to determine responsibility and prepare the insurance files

• Direct preparation of claims against carrier responsible and corresponds with shipper or consignee to effect settlement

• Schedule shipments to ensure compliance with international traffic laws and regulations and company policies

• Negotiate prices with the forwarders

• Set up, control and report KPI’s and relevant transport information to your superior and our offices in the USA

• Evaluate traffic assistants (as well in Belgium as in the branches abroad).


• Economical degree background with an accent on expedition and/or transport

• Familiar with traffic regulations

• Organized person, time conscious and good performer under stress

• Show negotiator skills

• Willing to take responsibilities

• Supervising experience

• Fluent in English is a must. Knowledge of any other language is an asset


• Customer Orientation
• Problem Solving
• Decision making
• Communication
• Project & time management
• Stress management
• Change

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