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Kuehne+Nagel Gateway & Procurement Specialist - Air Logistic in Chengdu City, China

You will be part of our Air Logistics team, adding your procurement, carrier + relationship management expertise + skills to the delivery of Customer + Operational Excellence.

Your Role

Your primary objective will be to support capacity + pricing procurement for regular as well as adhoc business trade lanes by ensuring Carrier Management is a priority + key factor in gaining + retaining customers, always in alignment with policy. You will need to liaise with internal + external stakeholders while aligning the interests of each with our key objectives.

Your Responsibilities

  • To lay out a procurement plan for assigned area of responsibility in alignment with larger initiatives.

  • To evaluate current carrier share for key trade lanes, recommending optimization measures to maximize core carrier share.

  • To evaluate opportunities to consolidate current volumes to achieve better yields and help optimize ANR, laying the foundation for future business development opportunities.

  • To work with the procurement team in the promotion of consol / build up pallet deals, helping to create efficiencies in our long term procurement efforts.

  • To evaluate carrier metrics + ensure volume allocations are in line with targets to support PCP program success.

  • To monitor + push for maximization of volumes via our Gateways, to achieve better consol benefits as well as supporting cost management.

Your Skills and Experiences

To be considered, you must have at least 2 years of experience in air logistics, ideally with exposure to export and airline booking. You should be adept in cost analysis and cost management, while at the same time provide excellent customer care. You should be proficient in English and fluent in Mandarin.

Good Reasons to Join

We are looking for individuals with a head for numbers and an eye for details. In return, you will gain access to professional development opportunities and international exposure in a team-based environment. To find out why Kuehne + Nagel is the best place to advance your logistics career, start a conversation with us and click apply today!

Kuehne + Nagel is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you require an accommodation for any part of the online application process due to a disability, please contact the Employee Services HR Help Desk at 1-800-267-1326 during the hours of 8:00am - 5:00pm EST; Monday through Friday or via e-mail at: with the nature of your request. We will answer your inquiry within 24 hours.