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Railway Logistics Assistant

On-site, Hybrid
  • Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Job description

Railway Logistics Assistant Freight Forwarding


The Logic way forward

Goal/reason of the function:

Join our Freight Forwarding team as a vital member managing daily operations in value-added logistics services, with our own Railway companies as the backbone for an intercontinental service.

This role is not just about handling daily operational tasks; it's a gateway to learning about the complexity of railway logistics, including documentation, resource management and internal coordination.


  • Manage the booking service for first and last mile. Prepare and oversee all logistical documentation required for all transport;
  • Communicate updates and information daily to clients, ensuring they are informed and engaged throughout the transport process.
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders to guarantee resource availability to meet the train schedules;
  • Proactively address operational challenges, continuously improving processes for more efficient transport solutions;

Job requirements

Demands/Your Profile:

  • 1-3 years of experience in freight forwarding, logistics or supply chain management, with a preference for candidates with railway sector experience;
  • Mbo graduate in logistics or supply chain preferrable;
  • Exceptional organizational skills and a strong attention to detail;
  • Proactive problem-solving approach, comfortable with initiating inquiries and seeking solutions;
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team in a dynamic environment;
  • Proficiency in English and Chinese is mandatory;
  • Must be an EU citizen and residing in the Rotterdam area.

We Offer/ employment condition:

  • Flexible working hours;
  • Salary depending on the experience you bring;
  • Modern office building at the port of Rotterdam;
  • Intensive induction process where we teach you the tricks of the trade;
  • 28 vacation days + possibility to buy 5 extra days of leave;
  • Travel expenses;
  • Laptop and mobile phone;
  • Gym discount via my company fitness.

A background review by VALIDATA is part of the procedure


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