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Ocean Freight Senior Operation Specialist

Savino Del Bene

Savino Del Bene

Şişli/İstanbul, Turkey
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Position Overview;

Savino Del Bene is a global multinational in the logistics and freight forwarding industry founded in Florence at the beginning of the 20th century. The company has grown and specialized for decades to reach its current position as the first Italian freight forwarder and among the top 20 worldwide.

With a network of more than 320 offices in 62 countries and 6.000 employees on five continents, the company manages international air transport services, FCL and LCL for maritime transport, and road transport through relationships established with the best companies.

The Ocean Freight Senior Operation Specialist is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of ocean freight shipments, ensuring efficiency, compliance, and timely delivery. This role requires a thorough understanding of ocean freight logistics, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to handle complex shipments and issues. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in ocean freight operations and a proactive approach to problem-solving.

What Awaits You, What Will Be Your Responsibilities?

  • Coordinate and manage ocean freight shipments from origin to destination.
  • Ensure all shipping activities comply with international shipping regulations and company policies.
  • Monitor and track shipments to ensure timely delivery and address any delays or issues that arise.
  • Prepare and review all necessary shipping documentation, including bills of lading, invoices, and customs declarations.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records for audits and regulatory inspections.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for clients regarding ocean freight operations.
  • Maintain strong relationships with carriers, freight forwarders, and other logistics partners.
  • Address customer inquiries and resolve any service issues promptly and effectively.
  • Analyze current operational processes and identify areas for improvement.
  • Implement new procedu res and best practices to enhance operational efficiency.
  • Collaborate with other team members and departments to streamline operations.
  • Provide recommendations to senior management based on analysis and insights.

What Will Be The Qualifications We Expect From You?

  • Bachelor Degree (Preferably Logistics)
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in ocean freight operations, preferably in a freight forwarding or logistics company.
  • Good command of English
  • Strong understanding of international shipping processes, including ınco terms, customs regulations, and import documentation requirements.
  • Office programs user experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with internal teams and external partners.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail and accuracy in data management and reporting.

Which Skills Will Highlight You?

  • Team player with good communication skills,
  • Service & Solution Oriented
  • Planning and follow up skills