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Procurement Specialist (w/m/x) Freight Management


With its leading delivery platform to ship parcels, Seven Senders makes international shipping a simple matter. Established in 2015, we have 250+ employees and delivered 100m+ parcels thus far.

As a team of three, we create impact on expanding carrier network and our solutions for our customers. We are acquiring new logistics service providers in Europe to grow our carrier network. By building strong commercial partnerships in freight forwarding domain, in this role, you will add value to our tailor-made cross border logistics solutions.

The essence of your role:

  • Being responsible for the strategic purchasing process of transport services (FTL, LTL, general cargo)
  • Managing the existing network of transport partners and supporting the development of our transport solutions
  • Independently carrying out price and cost calculations and negotiating prices that are in line with the market for us
  • Conducting the performance reviews with your partners
  • Working closely across teams with our Supply Chain Planning, Freight Forwarding and Parcel Logistics team
  • Taking part on projects to optimise and automate processes
  • Reporting directly to the Head of Freight Buying 

This is what you need to succeed:

  • Experience in purchasing national and international land transport
  • Up-to-date knowledge of freight rates and having cost awareness, which will help you in your negotiations with freight forwarders and carriers
  • Good communication, negotiation, analytical skills, and ability to be resilient in stress situations
  • Good knowledge of MS Office products, especially MS Excel
  • Fluent English skills

7 reasons to join Seven Senders:

  • Flexibility:  At the moment we are fully remote but from September this year we’re hoping to excite you with our new brand office, flexible remote-office set-up, and flexible working hours. And if you wish so, for 2 months per year, you can work from almost anywhere.
  • Benefits: We offer annual inflation increases, 15 % subsidy for company pension scheme (BAV), up to 2,500 € relocation allowance, German & English language courses, mental & physical health program, choice of own hardware, corporate benefits platform. 
  • Growth: We want you to grow and develop your career together with us. Apart from interesting work, we offer a development platform via our 7Senders Training Academy and our development budget.   
  • Commitment: We offer unlimited permanent German contracts in an established industry.
  • Mission Zero: Climate-neutral and zero long term impact. With our green initiatives we are reaching climate-neutrality for ourselves, and, hopefully, we're inspiring the entire logistics sector to join us in creating a sustainable future.
  • Real impact: You will play a critical part in expanding our carrier network in Europe, and empower our sales and operations teams!
  • Culture: We embody the collaboration, open doors, and no fuss results-focus you’d expect from a growing Tech-enabled Modern Logistics Technology Scale-up. We like to celebrate and come together:  team events, BBQ parties are here for you. We value diversity and welcome all applicants regardless of ethnicity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.

We are looking forward to you and your application in English - Your Seven Senders People Team!

Seven Senders and COVID-19

The logistics industry is experiencing strong growth due to the global pandemic. From this, Seven Senders also benefit. Our success is due to our increasing customer base and the expansion of our target markets. We are pleased to inform you that we are able to offer you long-term secure and stable employment. In order to be able to guarantee you the greatest possible protection during your application process, we digitally map out our entire recruiting and onboarding process.  Accordingly, we also support mobile working in times of the ongoing corona pandemic.

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