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Shipping and Export Officer

Company Details

Official Distributor for Volvo Construction & Equipment, Volvo Penta and Volvo Trucks, SMT ( offers a wide range of products in more than twenty countries of North, West & Central Africa, in Benelux as well as Great Britain.

For our logistic center based in Antwerp, we are currently looking for a ‘Shipping and Export Officer


The Shipping and Export Officer is mainly responsible for arranging the documentation, transport and other requirements in order to ship spare parts to our subsidiaries and direct customers in Africa.

Shipments are dispatched via express, regular air or sea.

The Shipping and Export Officer is responsible for the entire process, from launching pickings, to invoicing, to following all applicable export rules and regulations, booking transport and following up until arrival of the goods in Africa.

The Shipping and Export Officer also analyses delivery costs and recommends more cost efficient methods of transportation. He/she handles customer complaints and investigates delivery issues. These may include damaged products, late or lost deliveries and insurance claims.

  • Arrangement of bookings and documentation with all transport suppliers or partners
  • Respect the cut off’s (= promised departure dates)
  • Follow up lead times
  • Customs compliance and follow up
  • Invoicing
  • Launch pickings
  • Cost control


Required education, knowledge and experience

Logistic and/or Supply Chain degree or equivalent through experience

Previous experience in handling international shipments

Ability to work in ERP systems and Microsoft based programs, mainly Outlook and Excel

Knowledge of Incoterms, credit letters, transport documentation

Data entry skills

Behavioural competencies

Organized with good time management, multi-tasking

Good problem solver

Able to deal with complexity

Deadline oriented and able to work under pressure

Team player

Cost conscious


In addition to a motivating salary package that matches your ambitions and your results, SMT offers you a real opportunity to enhance your experience and develop your skills. A function with an international influence that combines autonomy and initiative. A framework with a human dimension and a dynamic corporate culture, voluntary and ambitious, where team spirit, customer satisfaction, flexibility and the quality of its services are recognized as its main values.




English is an asset


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Shipping and Export Officer

  • Location
    Belgium, Antwerpen
  • Discipline
    Transport & Logistics
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