Transport Operations Lead

  • Job area - Operational Management
  • Hours - Full time
  • Location - Antwerpen
CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading non-asset based supply chain management companies, designs and implements industry leading solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies. Approximately 49,000 employees are dedicated to delivering effective and robust supply chain solutions in contract logistics, freight and transport management across a variety of sectors. CEVA applies its operational expertise to provide best-in-class services across its integrated network, with a presence in over 160 countries. CEVA has a clear vision: to be the most admired company in the supply chain industry. To reach our goal we are looking for motivated and talented colleagues who are pursuing a challenging career in logistics. CEVA, being a global player in the market, offers an exciting career path with many possibilities within, but also outside of, the Benelux.

Ceva Ground Europe is a newly established business unit within the Northern European organization and rapidly expanding.
CGE operates 4PL Services across Europe and is responsible for managing all cross-border transportation flows for CEVA in Europe (all countries) within an asset-light model (i.e. commissioning of transport capacity as and when required, limited direct resources but more virtual team)


  • Job description
    As Transport Operations Lead, you are responsible for the day to day operation of the transport planning and execution for any specific customer or group of customers  and such ensuring the highest quality of customer service and carrier management is achieved at all times.

    It is highly important to develop a  good working operational relationships with key partners – customers (both internal and external), carrier partners and other service providers to establish a solid base for enhancing partnerships.
    Your key responsibilies are :
    Your key responsibilities are:
    • Ensure efficient administrative handling and completion of orders by using IT systems and tools provided by CEVA.
    • Collaborate closely with customers and carrier partners to ensure correct and timely processing of orders received.
    • Monitor transport order acceptance, carrier status updates and pro-actively tackle anomalies against customer requirements.
    • Monitor and report carrier compliance against agreed service levels.
    • Monitor and report customer compliance against agreed service levels.
    • Collect data to enable timely reporting of periodic KPI’s, both internally and externally.
    • Report KPI’s, both internal and external, in an accurate and timely manner.
    • Keep the Transport Operations Supervisor informed of anomalies and any situations requiring his/her attention to mitigate additional cost and concerns.
    • Assist with and participate in operational customer & carrier reviews on a regular basis.
    • Maximize the use of standard working practice across activities performed.
    • Work closely with CEVA colleagues both in the CEVA Ground Europe operations team and across departments to contribute to improving internal performance and efficiency.
    • Travel may be required from time to time.
    • Telephone assistance after office hours will be required on a regular basis.
  • Requirements
    • Bachelor degree in logistics or equivalent through experience
    • Excellent knowledge of the Dutch and English language, a good knowledge of German is a plus!
    • Experience in road transport planning and execution at a European level
    • Experience in a customer service environment
    • Adequate PC skills, particularly Microsoft Office packages
    • Attention to detail
    • Extensive problem solving skills
    • Pro-active attitude
    • High level of stress tolerance
    • "Customer comes first" mentality
    • Active team player
    • Strong communicator

Aurelie De Bievre