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Trade Analyst Shipping

  • Fulltime
  • |
  • Rotterdam
  • |
  • € 3.100 - € 3.700
Trade Analyst Shipping

What you're going to do

As an Agency Trade Analyst, you are part of the local trade team in Rotterdam, assisting with all trade related tasks. You will work closely with your Trade Manager to ensure the volume and contribution budget is met for you particular trade.

By daily reviewing our vessel optimization, you will steer local sales activities and will set sales targets that are in line with the overall trade objectives set by Trade Management in Marseille. You will also be tasked with ensuring our pricing is up to date and competitive while maintaining a healthy cargo mix that safeguards our contribution targets.



  • Focus purely on Trade related responsibilities within the scope of the trade;
  • Assist the Agency Trade Manager with managing the Trade which applies for export, import and X-trade;
  • Support the HO Trade team to meet/ exceed trade budget and develop annual trade business plan;
  • Assist setting up specific sales campaigns;

Allocation management

  • Daily analyse and optimize vessel allocations (incl. reefer plugs);
  • Coordinate allocation adjustments with Cargo Flow and NL Sales;
  • Build vessel profile per string and daily compare versus actuals to track missing shippers. Findings need to be actioned to sales;
  • Assist with setting customer specific allocations as per contract agreement;

Pricing Management

  • Use iPrice tool for insight on business requests and quote analysis;
  • Assist in creating pricing guidelines to NL sales for all trades;
  • Coordinate with Line Management to ensure that provided guidelines are competitive and clear;
  • Initiate follow up on MyPrice quote requests and ensure competitiveness of MyPrice quotes;
  • Fill out local tenders while coordinating with HO and Account Manager;


  • Assist with daily dashboard with performance and follow up;
  • Perform market analysis and identify opportunities/ leads;
  • Monitor performance per customer;
  • Recommend service improvement through market studies;
  • Contribute to weekly Stat of the Trade report;


  • Daily review and discuss utilizations and define short term actions;
  • Attend conference calls with HO Marseille;
  • Attend weekly Sales meetings;

What we offer

  • You will be joining an International and growing organization;
  • Initially a year contract from the employer;
  • Full time position (fulltime dienstverband);
  • a permanent contract after 1 year (uitzicht op een vast dienstverband);
  • salary is negotiable;
  • Full-time employment (working week of 37.5 hours);
  • 26 leave days per year;
  • work-at-home options;

What we ask of you

  • Professional knowledge of English;
  • HBO Bachelor's degree (Logistics or Supply Chain);
  • Data driven;
  • Analytical;
  • Work experience in transportation and logistics;
  • You feel comfortable in an International and fast moving environment;

About the company

You will join one of the largest container shipping companies in the world. The organization itself has more than 500 ships and operates on approximately 200 shipping routes between ports in more than 160 different countries. This company also offers various logistics services.

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