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Transportation Manager E-Commerce Fulfillment

DP World is a leading enabler of global trade, providing smart logistics solutions which connect  the worlds of business, logistics and people on the ground. Within our Logistics pillar, our core services focus on five key supply chain links: Inbound Logistics, Outbound Logistics, Fulfillment, Reverse and Repair, and Freight Management. Our business grows consistently as existing customers extend their services and new brands partner with us to design, build, and provide strategic value-added contract logistics services. Within Europe, we have operations in a wide range of countries, including France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Turkey and the UK.


We are currently recruiting for a Transportation Manager E-Commerce Fulfillment for a new product created and driven by a single purpose - to help small and mid-sized e-commerce businesses scale by offering technology-driven fulfillment solutions that enable business founders to devote more time on other things that matter in their businesses. As a Transportation Manager E-Commerce Fulfillment, you will be building and supervising the regional transportation team, managing DP World's relationships with parcel carrier providers and serving as the primary point of contact for all transportation matters. This exciting role is hybrid based at our site in Venray, Netherlands and reports directly to the Site Director.


About The Role - How You Will Contribute:

  • Reviewing and optimizing carrier schedules to align with operational requirements and meet SLAs;
  • Utilizing data analytics tools to track and analyzing carrier performance, transit times, and key operational metrics;
  • Implementing strategies to optimize carrier schedules, reduce lead times, and enhance overall efficiency in parcel distribution operation;
  • Overseeing day-to-day operations related to carrier pickups, ensuring a smooth and coordinated flow of shipments from the fulfillment centers;
  • Collaborating with internal teams to streamline processes, identify bottlenecks, and implement operational improvements;
  • Establishing procedures to manage the relationship between the DP World outbound teams and local parcel carrier operations teams;
  • Resolving and or escalating parcel operations exceptions as well as onboarding new parcel carrier providers;
  • Effectively building and supervising the regional parcel operations team, providing leadership and promoting collaboration with team members while ensuring that personal development is establised;
  • Making sure that the organization's goals & objectives are aligned and translated into SMART targets for the specific team;
  • Act as an ambassador for DP World at all times when working; promoting and demonstrating positive behaviours in harmony with DP World’s Principles, values and culture; ensuring the highest level of safety is applied in all activities; understanding and following DP World’s Code of Conduct and Ethics policies. 


What You Will Bring:

  • Proven experience in operations and carrier management is a must, experience in the e-commerce and/or 3PL industry is strongly preferred;
  • Vocational or Bachelor's Degree in Logistics, Operations, Supply Chain Management or equivalent is a plus;
  • In-depth knowledge of carrier operations, relationships between pickup schedules and transit times, and industry best practices;
  • Strong ability to analyze and utilize data to drive decision-making and process improvement;
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to coordinate effectively with carriers and all internal stakeholders;
  • Full professional working proficiency in English and Dutch language is required, German language proficiency is a plus;
  • The ability to build and supervise a team and engage team members different locations within a dynamic e-commerce environment;
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Adaptable & proactive personality who can prioritize, quickly adapt to changing conditions and take care of execution of different projects and operations;
  • Based and authorized to work in the Netherlands with the ability to work on-site in Venray for 50% of the time, and with regular business travel to other locations in the Europe region (possession of a driver's license and car is strongly desired).


DP World offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally, stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.


About DP World
Trade is the lifeblood of the global economy, creating opportunities and improving the quality of life for people around the world. DP World exists to make the world’s trade flow better, changing what’s possible for the customers and communities we serve globally. 

With a dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 103,000 employees spanning 75 countries on six continents, DP World is pushing trade further and faster towards a seamless supply chain that’s fit for the future.

We’re rapidly transforming and integrating our businesses -- Ports and Terminals, Marine Services, Logistics and Technology – and uniting our global infrastructure with local expertise to create stronger, more efficient end-to-end supply chain solutions that can change the way the world trades. The DP World family comprises of syncreon, Imperial and P&O.  

What's more, we're reshaping the future by investing in innovation. From intelligent delivery systems to automated warehouse stacking, we’re at the cutting edge of disruptive technology, pushing the sector towards better ways to trade, minimising disruptions from the factory floor to the customer’s door.


DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We believe that employees are happiest when they’re empowered to be their true, authentic selves. So, please come as you are. We can’t wait to meet you.

By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize DP World to transmit and store your information in the world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.



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