COSCO SHIPPING LINES (NETHERLANDS) B.V. is the local office of COSCO SHIPPING Lines, Shanghai in The Netherlands.

COSCO Shipping Lines is a container shipping company with increasing capacity and belongs to the  world top 3 global carriers. Through dozens of trade lanes, over 100 of ports worldwide are connected. Several weekly services from Rotterdam to e.g. Far East and the U.S.A. are handled at our local office. 


We arrange COSCO SHIPPING Lines sales and marketing activities and arrange full service concerning all (container) vessels to the Netherlands.


For our Equipment department, we are looking for a fulltime (1,0 FTE)


Operator Equipment Control


Position of department within organisation


Within COSCO SHIPPING Lines (Netherlands) B.V. the transport & equipment department handles all logistics activities in relation to the inbound and outbound container flows. Department has 4 sections; Transport, Equipment Control, Demurrage & Detention and Container MR & administration.

The equipment section is responsible for the equipment within the Netherlands, which is leased or owned by the COSCO organisation. This department need to secure that there is a good balance between containers at the depot(s) for export bookings and containers at the terminal(s) for loading on several Deepsea vessels as per instruction of the equipment management located in the European HQ in Hamburg.   


The function


The Operator Equipment Control is in general responsible for releasing empty equipment for export bookings ex- (inland) terminals and depots. Furthermore he/she is responsible for handling drop off requests and re-use request and need to be willing to assist with other activities within the department. Its important he/she is service minded and is focussed on a solution for our customers. The Operator Equipment works in a team with several colleagues in different positions.  

Your responsibilities, what do we expect?

            Responsible for empty equipment releases.

            Handling drop-off, re-use requests from customers and vendors.

              Contact person for customers, vendors, terminals/ depots related to equipment release, drop off, re-use.

            Preparing statistical reports. 

            Processing vendor invoices.

            Assisting in all kind of activities at the transport & equipment dept. 




Internal -  Inward, Sales & Marketing, bookings desk, Transport and Outward.

External - Carriers, depots and terminals, lease companies, customers, transport companies, several Cosco agents, Cosco Europe and Cosco Shanghai.



Personal skills, performance and requirements

MBO+ level/education degree (in logistics) or equivalent by experience

> 3 years of experience in a comparative logistic environment/company

Good knowledge of Dutch and English

Good computer literacy, MS office, outlook e-mail





Communication verbal and non-verbal

Customer service minded





Planning and organised

Team player

Problem solving ability




What we offer

A professional job with great variety in tasks & responsibilities

Excellent international working environment in the middle of Rotterdam Central District

Competitieve Salary

Good secondary benefits


Ready for your next destination? Apply now.

Are you the person were looking for and the above profile matches your interest? You can apply for this position now. For questions and additional information, please contact would like to receive your motivation and resume via e-mail.