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  • Posted: Oct 28, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    With approximately 69,000 employees at more than 1,200 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions. About Us Over ...
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    National Sea Logistics Trade Lane Manager

    Your Role

    • The National Trade Manager will be responsible for growing market share for Kuehne+Nagel by implementing carrier strategies for the assigned trades. To provide guidance to both the business and customers based on a balanced approach. The individual will ensure that the pricing teams have access to market related rates and will provide competitive rates for key opportunities. To regularly update all stakeholders on current/trending market conditions.

    Your Responsibilities

    • Build relationships with shipping lines and take ownership of the procurement for the assigned trade lanes
    • Engage with Kuehne+Nagel’s Trade network and together with the senior management team, collaborate with counterparts on key trade lanes
    • Develop and execute carrier strategies for the assigned trades
    • Actively manage demand with available capacity and communicate challenges to the organization and its clients
    • Keep record of all rates and where applicable, ensure rate repositories are updated and maintained
    • Review requirements for all RFQs and maintain 100% on time submission via the various platforms
    • Consult with the various stakeholders to ensure competitive pricing offers are submitted for key opportunities
    • Provide relevant market information in a prompt and efficient manner and on request from Sales and Customer Care Locations, provide support by engaging with customers on key topics

    Your Skills And Experiences

    • Matric Certificate (Grade 12) is essential
    • 5 - 10 years of experience in Sea Logistics and 2 - 5 years of experience in Trade/Route Management
    • Advanced MS Office proficiency (Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint a distinct advantage)
    • Proven ability to prioritize and perform well under pressure
    • Ability to build and retain excellent relationships with all stakeholders
    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • Ability to actively engage with the team and contribute to strategic discussions

    Good Reasons to Join
    We offer an employee friendly environment for you to develop and grow to become a skilled transportation logistics professional in a challenging and fast developing company with a competitive salary and opportunities for further development within the Kuehne + Nagel Group. If, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kuehne + Nagel on to apply

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