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Are you the Assistant Forwarder Projects who arranges the preparation of the transport in Rotterdam? Apply Now!

DSV Air & Sea

For our fast-growing division DSV Air & Sea, located in Rotterdam, we are looking for an Assistant Forwarder Projects.

At our location in Rotterdam (Waalhaven) we are active with our project department. Here we work with a motivated team of colleagues in our own warehouse, where we prepare the project loads for shipment. For this location, where you work in a warehouse environment, we are looking for an Assistant Forwarder who is active on a daily basis to prepare the documentation so that the deadlines are met.

You maintain close contact with suppliers by email, mainly with a focus on our packaging process. You take care of the administration and ensure that all data is entered in our warehouse management system in an accurate manner. Your job is to monitor the deadlines so that the shipment is not delayed.

For this position we are looking for someone who would like to grow in a logistics environment. You are active with the above activities from the start. After this, your tasks can be expanded to complete forwarding. Where you make bookings with carriers, shipping companies and airlines.
Your previous experiences (work or internship) are welcome, as is your (preferably) completed logistics training. Would you like to work at DSV as an Assistant Forwarder Projects? Then apply now!

In short, your tasks are;

  • Responsible for drawing up and checking documentation of project loads
  • Maintain contact with suppliers via email (and telephone)
  • Process data accurately in system
  • Work closely with colleagues in warehouse environment to meet deadlines
  • Learning the work on-the-job and wanting to expand to more responsibilities

What do we ask?

We are looking for an inquisitive and motivated Assistant Forwarder who wants to work at DSV. To learn the freight forwarder's profession from experienced colleagues. Your personality, involvement and responsibility are important to DSV. In addition, the following matters;

  • Preferably (internship) experience in forwarding (as an assistant Planner or assistant Forwarder)
  • Experience with customs documents is an advantage
  • Able to set priorities, want to solve puzzles and be able to work in an ad-hoc environment
  • Sense of humor is important as is your eagerness to learn and energy on a working day
  • Command of the Dutch and English language in word and writing

What do we offer?

Working at DSV means working for one of the top players in the logistics market. We are growing and looking for people who want to grow with us. We offer a challenging job in an international environment, with a salary that matches the position and good secondary employment conditions (including 28 vacation days, 8% holiday pay and a good pension scheme).

Does this sound like the challenge you like to take on?

We would like to get to know you and would like to receive your CV. Click on the “Apply button”. If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, please do not hesitate to contact Jeroen de Wit via +31682297557 or jeroen.dewit@nl.dsv.com.


DSV does not accept unsolicited help from intermediary / employment agencies or other third parties for this vacancy. Resumes sent (in whatever form) by said parties to any employees of DSV without a valid written search query from our HR Department, are considered public information. No compensation will be owed to the said parties in the event that a candidate is hired whose CV and / or other information has been sent unsolicited.

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Jeroen de Wit