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Seafreight Manager (f/m/d)

What if… your work empowered change in an industry that essentially impacts the prosperity of the entire world? Forto is in business to exactly do that – disrupt logistics! Simplifying global trade has been our mission from day one. Our exponentially growing team of technology and logistics experts forge ahead each day with the goal to deliver a highly transparent, frictionless and sustainable digital supply chain while chasing towards our moonshot goal of achieving climate neutral operations by 2025.


Your role

Be part of the Import Sea Freight Team in Germany and coordinate the volumes and commercial numbers between Trade, Sales and Operations. Supporting Sales in Customer visits, sharing important information within the company of the current market environment and guide the profit/loss for the Import Sea Freight FCL Cargo.

You will

  • Manage and grow our import volume in close cooperation with the Import Trade Management, Sales and Operations to establish a profitable and steady growth for Forto’s Import Volumes.
  • Manage pipeline via Salesforce and together with the regional Sales team; ensure pipeline is sufficient for our growth ambitions
  • Develop carrier partnerships and our partner network
  • Balance growth and profitability in close cooperation with customers, sales and senior management
  • Drive the digital evolution of our sea freight product together with various stakeholders
  • Joint customer visits with regional Sales Team

What you bring

  • +3-5  years experience in shipping – preferably in Sales and/or Sea Freight Management
  • First experience in Project and/or Product Management
  • You are able to communicate and visualize complex content tailored to a specific audience
  • You are eager to learn and understand complex issues and are always ready to challenge the status quo
  • You have an analytical mind, and you know how to leverage data to gain insights and facilitate important decisions 
  • You are able to adapt to a quickly changing environment and bring along a certain degree of flexibility
  • Fluent German and English skills

Forto is an internationally growing company

  • Company language: English
  • 17+ offices across Europe & Asia
  • 800+ employees
  • 30+ nationalities represented
  • 2500+ customers

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  • At our core, we are in love with progress and cannot cope with the standstill.
  • We are constantly striving for ways to be even better tomorrow. We are facilitators, we are explorers, we are visionaries.
  • Forto provides a sense of belonging, where everyone has equal access to opportunities, career advancement and recognition. It stands for a workplace where people from all walks of life, with diverse perspectives and experiences can do their best work, while being their authentic selves. That’s why we encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ages, races, religions, and abilities to apply for our opportunities!


Work Life:

  • Experience a company culture where we work on eye level and knowledge sharing, as well as mentoring is on our daily agenda.
  • We love our work and tackling business challenges but also believe in the importance of having a healthy balance with our personal life. That's why we appreciate a flexible work setup that fits around family, friends, and physical health.
  • We have the freedom to work in a hybrid setup.


Company Offering:


  • Sustainability Team
  • Emission Offsetting
  • Green Energy
  • Organic Food
  • Paperless Office

Work Setup

  • Inspiring Office Spaces
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Team & Company Events
  • Hybrid Work 

Learning & Development

  • Peer Learning Program
  • Mentorship Program
  • Leadership Training
  • L&D Budget


  • Best Onboarding Program
  • Visa & Relocation Support
  • Remote Onboarding
  • Buddy Program
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