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.


We are looking for a fulltime (1,0 FTE)


Operator Transport


Position of department within organisation


The Equipment & Supply Chain Department is responsible for arranging merchant haulage and carrier related haulages based on import and export transport. Furthermore, Transport section handles all inland CY transportations and shunting of containers between terminals from port Rotterdam to abroad.

Your responsibilities, what do we expect?

-       To arrange regulation of container transport to final destination, under the conditions of the principal, controlling tri-modal transport for all parties involved  

-       Prepare and send quotations regarding pre- and post-transport 

-       Arranging container transport (road/truck/barge) with external carriers and informing all stakeholders regarding container movements (e.g. ETD/ETA) 

-       Continuous checking arranged transports to prevent stagnation  -          Providing of empty reposition commissioned by the principal. 

-       Participating in all other types of work within the department if needed 

Personal skills, performance and requirements

-       Middle Vocational Education (MBO+) (STC training is preferred) 

-       5 years of working experience with a shipping agency or forwarding company, container controlling and / or transport is preferred 

-       Fluent in English and German both written and spoken 

-       Experienced with Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, Outlook) 

-       Commercial / service oriented / proactive attitude 




                    Must be able to work independently

                    Hands-on attitude 

                    Positive character

                    Being able to work both independently and within a team

                    Accurate, able to handle a busy workload and being determined to get the work done

                    Ability to set priorities




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 we¡¯re 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.