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Trade Lane Specialist

Team

Air Freight

Location

Shanghai

Trade Lane Specialist

At Flexport, global trade is powered by data -- data that equips our clients with best-in-class visibility into their supply chains and helps them run their businesses effectively. fe

As Network Trade Lane Specialist, you will be on the front lines of collecting this data, making sure that it’s of the highest quality and working with stakeholders from many teams to escalate issues as necessary. 

Daily tasks include database management, quote fulfillment, light data analysis, issue resolution, and providing a high level of customer support to internal stakeholders. It’s a great way to get to know the Network business from the ground up, since you will handle basic contract pricing fulfillment and manage rate sheets in a timely and accurate fashion. Other tasks include triaging network escalations, carrier contract filing, contract management, and procurement tool usage and maintenance. You will learn the ins and outs of working in a cross-functional team, allowing you to master effective communication, task prioritization, and familiarity Flexport’s technical product. 

You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Learn to use professional concepts and gain foundational knowledge about the industry, while applying company policies / procedures to resolve routine issues
  • Support up-keep of internal databases and tooling 
  • Fulfill dynamic pricing requests 
  • Manage internal escalations from Client Solutions to Network Trade Lane Management and action or assign as appropriate
  • Manage air carrier contracts & ensure all internal databases (Procurement Database and Marketplace) are updated with accurate and current rates
  • Support cross-department team members with projects, both long and short term.

You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent years relevant work experience 
  • Knowledge of product and technology within the industry
  • Experience with regards to imports and/or exports from a sales, operational or procurement perspective. 
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships and partnerships with vendors
  • Analytical skills and metric / data based approach to solving problems
  • Strong analytical background and knowledge of analytical tools (Excel, etc)
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

Why join Flexport?

Investing your time with Flexport means keeping pace with a rapidly growing business, learning new skills, and seeking opportunities to think from end to end. We appreciate your contributions to making Flexport an amazing place to work and we encourage upwards or lateral movement and transfers that align with current business needs and help Flexport deliver on its mission and unlock the potential in our team members. Apply Now!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Making Global Trade Easier for Everyone

We believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easier for everyone. We aim to do this by building the Operating System for Global trade - a strategic model combining advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise. Flexport today connects almost 10,000 clients and suppliers across 109 countries, including established global brands like Georgia-Pacific as well as emerging innovators like Sonos. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B in funding from SoftBank Vision Fund, Founders Fund, GV, First Round Capital and Y Combinator. We’re excited about the three big ways we’re moving forward after our recent $1B investment from SoftBank Vision Fund in February 2019.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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