DHL Ocean Freight Capacity Management Specialist Full Time in Mississauga, ON


Branch Mississauga ON CA

Ocean Freight Capacity Management Specialist
Mississauga, ON

Defines and sets up internal local rates (local charges) in system and checks centrally provided internal rates….

Ocean Freight Capacity Management Specialist Mississauga, ON-Canada

Overall job purpose:
– Performs execution of global procurement strategy
– Manages allocated capacity and monitors carrier invoicing
– Ensures adherence to global decisions (rates, process, etc.)
– Forecasts, procures locally and on spot market and optimizes/consolidates in line with RRM and reg. inland logistics strategy and guidelines
– Defines and sets up internal local rates (local charges) in system and checks centrally provided internal rates
– Monitors carrier performance and initiates corrective actions

– Extensive knowledge of OFR forwarding business
– Excellent analytical skills
– Results driven and attention to details
– Strong structuring skills
– Good negotiation skills
– Strong problem-solving mentality

Main tasks & key responsibilities:
– Executes global procurement strategy
– Ensures adherence to global negotiated contracts
– Plans route and allocates capacity (identifies options, allocates shipment against available capacity)
– Monitors carrier invoicing
– Adheres to global procurement processes in case of local procured rates
– Performs market and customer analysis to forecast demand/supply at country level (collects data, prepares, validates and analyzes data accuracy)
– Maintains most up to date information on balance between demand and supply at country level
– Performs negotiations to procure local capacity (schedules, rates) – end-to-end incl. inland logistics
– Optimizes local OFR procurement for spot quotes and consolidation opportunities
– Provides supplier schedules
– Defines required internal local rates (local charges) and costing level to Global Procurement and checks centrally provided internal rates
– Ensures internal local rates input into the rate management system (which will be used by the OCC Desk Team) and checks validities
– Initiates corrective actions on local level or escalation to global
– Is responsible to identify issues and escalates them to direct report when required
– Monitors carrier performance in line with SLA and balanced score cards

Facts and Figures

DGFF – DGF – Canada AMNO

Employment Type
Permanent Full-Time

Business Unit
DHL Global Forwarding Canada

Contract Type


Working Hours
37.5 hours per week

Job Type
Freight Transportation

Shift Requirement
Day time only

Career Level

Relocation Offered

Responsible for

Travel Required
No Business Travel

Reports to
Head of OFR Product

Travel Extent
Within country

Target Hire Date

Work Permit Required

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Mississauga, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-22
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