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Move forward as Forwarder Oil & Gas at DSV in Rotterdam

Responsible for the supply of large international customers, who are active in the oil & gas sector. You ensure that the daily operation continues to run there 24/7 by supplying all necessary goods. From industrial engines to time-critical products. Together with your colleagues you look for the best logistics solutions. That's what you do!

You get it done

Together with your colleagues in Rotterdam (at the office and warehouse) ensure that all necessary goods go to the overseas (drilling) platforms. By air freight, sea freight, breakbulk or courier. From DSV's warehouse to the other side of the world: you work on it.

How do you do this? By working closely with colleagues as an oil & gas forwarder. Both with other forwarders and your colleagues in the warehouse. You will receive details from your contact person at the customer about an order they place with their supplier. Your colleagues in the warehouse receive the shipment, check it for numbers, damage and documentation. You then ensure that the shipment is prepared, the associated transport is found and all certifications and documentation are correct. In a way that you work together on the satisfaction of the international key accounts. In between you inform the customer about the progress of other shipments. You achieve this by:

  • processing customer orders in the DSV system and informing colleagues what to do;
  • maintaining contact with (road) transporters, shipping companies, airlines and agents;
  • solve possible problems in a customer-oriented way;
  • informing your contact persons at the customer, via telephone and email, about current shipments.

Your team stands out within DSV because of the pleasant and open way of communicating with each other, like the Rotterdammers do. A positive feeling in the workplace is important to the team. Working together on further growth of DSV in the Waalhaven.

We are DSV, we are growing

DSV is a global provider of transport and logistics services. With offices in more than 80 countries and a growing network of partners, there is no place in the world we cannot reach via transport by air, sea, rail, courier or road or where we can offer storage in warehouses.

Ensuring that the Oil & Gas operation on the other side of the world can continue to run 24/7. We as DSV are working on that,

says Antonio Cadilhe, Branchmanager Projects.

In the Netherlands, we operate from over 25 branches, with more than 3,000 colleagues. Together we rise to the challenge of a rapidly changing environment. We make quick decisions at every level and combine ambition and teamwork. This is how we move forward and make a difference together.

You bring

  • at least 4 years of experience as a freight forwarder with experience in air and/or sea freight and breakbulk shipments;
  • a good knowledge of the Dutch and English language to be able to speak or email with the customer.

It all counts for this vacancy of freight forwarder oil & gas in Rotterdam. It is of course also important that you feel at home with us. That certainly goes well if you like to persevere, have guts and want to grow with DSV.

You get

Working at DSV means working at one of the top players in the logistics market. DSV is enterprising, competitive and always wants to grow as an organization. That is why we are looking for people who want to grow with us. In addition to a challenging job in an international environment, we also offer:

  • 28 vacation days per year and 8% vacation pay paid in May;
  • 5% gratuity paid in November;
  • a favorable pension scheme, part of which is non-contributory and a personal contribution of 5%;
  • access to knowledge and training via our DSV Academy and external (logistics) study options.

Move forward

Send your resume with motivation or leave your details and we will contact you. Any questions about this vacancy? Our corporate recruiter Naomi Groenewoud will answer all your questions via +31 (0)6 8229 7557 or

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We like to find our new colleague ourselves. In doing so, we don't need help from others. And no, not from recruitment agencies either. 

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Our recruiter Naomi Groenewoud is ready for you.

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