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Ocean Trade Lane Manager | Antwerp Office



Antwerp, Belgium
Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Job description

You manage Shypple’s Ocean Freight tradelanes.

You develop effective partnerships with carriers and subcontractors to ensure growth, cost-effective procurement and quality standards.

You have strong commercial relationships with shippers and carriers to retain, grow and win business and tenders.

You execute Shypple’s procurement strategy in a high-growth international environment and drive the company's commercial growth with data-driven and effective pricing strategies.

Critical results

  • Execute Shypple’s procurement strategy

  • Achieve your volume and margin goals with our commercial and operational teams

  • Strong carrier relationships to enable our growth with competitive rates and required allocation

  • Retain business and win tenders on key accounts with our commercial team

  • Strong performance management of a network of logistical partners


  • Grow your trade lanes at high growth rates with competitive margins

  • Procure competitive market rates and manage allocations

  • Develop and maintain relations with carriers and partners to ensure growth, cost-effective procurement and quality standards

  • Monitor and evaluate supplier performance to ensure contractual obligations and service level agreements are met

  • Win key customers through effective tenders and RFQs

  • Retain customers, win new business, and negotiate with key accounts together with sales and account management.

  • Collaborate with internal teams and external partners to develop and implement end-to-end logistics solutions for clients.

  • Develop effective pricing tactics

  • Develop and maintain key performance indicators (KPIs) to track and report on the efficiency and effectiveness of procurement operations.

  • Understand our specific vertical and country requirements and negotiate accordingly