European Transportation Manager (COMPLETED) – Amsterdam Area

Mariëlle Wester | 3 July 2017


Our client is an international life sciences organisation.


As European Transportation Manager, you will define, build and sustain the infrastructure needed for achieving the highest levels of service while managing costs effectively. You design and implement cost containment initiatives and deliver solutions that balance cost, quality and service. You design appropriate inbound & outbound networks utilising a proper mix of FTL, LTL and Parcel carriers. Further, you will review, monitor, and manage transportation activities and spend. You have contact with strategic and new carriers and support implemenations. Traveling will be approximately 25%.


You are a transportation professional with a track record in sourcing and contract negotiations with carriers and other logistics providers offering services throughout the EU. You have a track record as an effective communicator and change agent. You have experience with managing complex, multimodal transportation networks serving both domestic and export markets and you obtain a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.

Further, you are results oriented, strongly organised and analytical as such you can make sound decisions through the conceptualization and evaluation of different courses of action to meet or exceed operational goals. You like to prepare big presentations and are a strong communicator, You are patient, dynamic and energetic. You obtain leadership skills to take charge and initiate actions to drive change. You use a collaborative approach to problem solving. You are currently living in the Netherlands and have a European work permit.


If your education and working experience meet the above profile, we invite you to apply direct with a motivation letter, or contact Edwin Tuyn or Mariëlle Wester


Edwin Tuyn

Mariëlle Wester