Junior Carrier Manager | English C1

Supply Chain / Logistics

The Carrier Manager holds the responsibility for developing, coordinating, and overseeing the last mile of our client's European outbound flows and the first mile of their returns flows.Your role involves managing the relationship with suppliers, encompassing evaluation, negotiation, selection, and implementation, as well as ongoing performance monitoring. As a part of the 9 FTE Carrier team, you will report to the relevant manager.
Your responsibilities include:

  • Designing and implementing process enhancements across European carrier networks to optimize costs, service quality, and footprint.
  • Overseeing distribution performance and ensuring on-time service delivery.
  • Managing communication between suppliers and various internal departments, such as Warehouse, Transport, IT, Customer Service, Finance, and Sales.
  • Participating in cross-functional business process improvement projects.
  • Conducting audits and verifying distribution-related invoices.
  • Undertaking other duties as required.


  • Bachelor's/master’s degree in a related field like Supply Chain Management, Transport, Econometrics, or Economics.
  • 2 - 3 years of work experience, ideally with a retailer, carrier, and/or consulting firm.
  • Proven track record in sourcing and contract negotiations with carriers and/or other logistics providers.
  • A willingness to tackle deep data analysis to explore new possibilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and German/French.

Salary Benefits:

  • Opportunities for growth in a rapidly expanding company.
  • Travel allowance of 0.21 cents per km.
  • Non-contributory pension.
  • 25 vacation days (full-time basis) with the option to purchase an additional 10.
  • 8% holiday allowance.
  • 20% discount on all our client's products.
About the company:

Our client is a rapidly growing international online retailer. They offer indoor and outdoor furniture. They are continually expanding their product range and offer the best products for the best price. They like to go the extra mile for their customers by improving popular products and making them even cheaper. They operate across multiple nations and have plans to broaden their geographical reach in the coming years. The procurement operations are primarily centered in Asia, with sales extending throughout Europe, Australia, and the United States. Additionally, expansion into several countries within South America, the Middle East, and Asia is on the horizon.