Freight Purchasing Manager

Instafreight

Operations | Berlin, DE

We digitize the logistics industry, a €250+bn market in Europe! As the leading online road freight forwarding company in Germany, we offer business customers a fully digital booking experience for logistics services – with one click only and as simple as online shopping.



YOUR TASKS

 

  • After a business win you are responsible for the tendering of the transport to selected carriers, including everything from the preparation of qualified tender documents with a focus on overland transports, the selection of transport partners and price negotiations to the conclusion of contracts with future transport partners

  • You negotiate fair freight rates with our carriers based on prescribed customer prices in order to build sustainable business relationships and to achieve good margins

  • During the whole process you are the contact partner for our carriers and act as the interface to our Key Account Management Team – After closure of the negotiations you are responsible for the implementation of the negotiated framework conditions and the transferof the execution to our disposition team

  • By incorporating your ideas, you support a continuous development of our product





YOUR PROFILE

 

  • You already had the opportunity to gain years of practical experience in the logistics or transportation industry, preferentially in the area of truck overland transports

  • In this context you also gained valuable experience in the procurement of freight and in the execution of all relevant tendering processes

  • Therefore, you possess a broad knowledge of freight rates and are able to realistically assess them in the market context

  • You possess a high affinity for the digitalization of processes in order to sustainably increase your, your team’s and the company’s general efficiency

  • You are goal-oriented and able to stay calm and focused even in a stressful environment

  • Your hands-on and can-do mentality helps you to solve problems in an efficient way

  • You are fluent in German and English (further languages are an advantage)


WHAT WE OFFER

 

Take the driver seat



  • Take charge - From day 1 on, be in charge of your own tasks and make meaningful and responsible decisions. 

  • Realize your ideas - Be creative. Be innovative. Expand your horizons and show initiative. We help you turn your vision into a reality.

  • Learn from your mistakes - Take risks, make mistakes and learn from it.


Hit the gas pedal



  • Be in charge of your own pace - From the beginning on, work on exciting and challenging projects which guarantee a steep learning and development curve - on a factual as well as a personal level.

  • Draw from the full source of inspiration - Eager for knowledge and full of enthusiasm? For this we offer you a broad variety of learning and advanced training opportunities; from our internal “Workshop Wednesday” to selected specialist literature up to extreme education and training. 

  • Fulfill yourself - Bring out your hidden potential, reach out for the stars and move over big heads.


Enjoy the ride



  • Learn from the best - We combine logistic-expertise with entrepreneurial thinking, a startup mentality and the vision to revolutionize a whole industry. 

  • Experience our team spirit - Become a part of our dynamic and determined teams which have short communication ways and a flat hierarchy. We support each other and hold together. 

  • Have fun - We are more than colleagues. During parties and events we regularly spent time together and strengthen our team spirit. For a productive work environment we offer you everything you need: From cold drinks, breakfast and fresh fruits to exciting ping-pong games up to numerous employer offers and benefits for gyms and sport programs.