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Move forward as Freight Forwarder at DSV in Venlo

Are you a communicatively skilled and proactive professional with a passion for transport and logistics? Do you want to be part of a growing team and contribute to the successful handling of transports for various customers? Then the position of freight forwarder at DSV is for you!

You get it done

You hear the question behind the question. Because you maintain close contact with our carriers and customers, you are able to find the best customised transport solution. From transporting children's toys to incendiary products. You work on it.

How you do this? Screening a transport request, looking for a suitable transport solution and following up the shipment when it is en route to its final destination. From A to Z, you are and remain in the lead. You ensure that shipments are handled so proactively that any unforeseen circumstances are spotted and resolved even before the customer notices or contacts you. You achieve this by:

  • booking shipments using our transport management system, with one of our carriers/transporters;
  • monitoring the status of the shipment, timely signalling any disruptions or delays en route and proactively informing the customer;
  • cancelling shipments once they reach their destination and ensuring correct invoicing to our customer.


Your team stands out within DSV for its ambition to grow. In recent years, our freight department has already experienced major growth. The demand for value-added logistics is only increasing, so within your team you will have the opportunity to help build a professional foundation for our freight department.

We are DSV, we grow

DSV is a global provider of transport and logistics services. With offices in more than 90 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.

In a friendly and top-notch team with diversity and knowledge, we make sure every day that sportswear, airfryers and thermo bottles, among others, arrive everywhere,

says Delano Ketelings, Senior Freight Forwarder.

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

  • a proactive way of working, you are critical and ask the right questions. To the customer, but also within our operation;
  • experience in a customer / solution-oriented function;
  • knowledge of logistics services is a big plus, but otherwise we will be happy to teach you all the tricks of the trade,
  • command of the English language, do you also speak Dutch or another foreign language? Then that will certainly come in handy.

It all counts for this vacancy of freight forwarder in Venlo. Furthermore, it is of course important that you feel at home with us. That will certainly be possible if you like to keep going, 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 entrepreneurial and competitive, which is why we always want to grow as an organization. That is why we are looking for people who want to grow with us. Besides a challenging job in an international environment we also offer:

  • a salary that will be between €2586 and €3567 gross per month according to the knowledge and experience you bring;
  • 24 holidays, 4 adv days and 8% holiday pay; 
  • a favourable pension scheme, part of which is non-contributory and an own contribution of 5%; 
  • access to knowledge and training through our DSV Academy and external training courses. This allows you to grow and influence your career path.

Move forward

Send your resume with motivation or leave your details and we will contact you. Any questions about this vacancy? Our corporate recruiter Lynn Verheijen will answer all your questions via +31 (0)6 8348 6958 or lynn.verheijen@dsv.com.

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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. 

Do you share candidate data with DSV, for example in the form of a resume? Then we treat this data as public information. This means that we do not owe a fee if we hire a candidate whose data (in whatever form) you have shared. 

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Any questions?

Our recruiter Lynn Verheijen is ready for you.

Lynn Verheijen