About Flexport: 

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global commerce so easy there will be more of it. We’re shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology and exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use Flexport technology to move more than $19B of merchandise across 112 countries a year. 

The recent global supply chain crisis has put Flexport center stage as we continue to play a pivotal role in how goods move around the world. At a valuation of $8 billion, we’re experiencing record growth and are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions and people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, and the environment? Come join us.

You will:

  • Set the overall direction of how we should utilize ocean carrier allocation across our customers’ shipments
  • Regularly monitor plan adherence, identify needed adjustments, and communicate changes across stakeholders in the Ocean team
  • Optimize across freight across, on-time performance, carrier strategy, and process efficiencies
  • Identify and drive process improvements to decrease cost to serve and increase effectivity 
  • Develop operational and financial metrics to track performance against freight costs, allocation utilization, and on-time performance
  • Partner with Technology teams to develop next generation freight management systems 
  • Monitor and report on freight cost optimization to ocean leadership
  • Work closely with any overseas counterparts
  • Develop your team to create the future of Flexport allocation management
  • Work across Procurement, Pricing, Planning, and District Management teams to deliver globally optimized results to the Ocean P&L

You should have:

  • 6+ years of prior experience at a top freight forwarder or carrier and a BA/BS Degree
  • Solid industry knowledge with an in-depth understanding of ocean freight, ocean freight product and carrier management, hand on experience of allocation planning or yield management is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to structure, interpret and action data
  • High attention to detail and agility in a fast-paced environment
  • Strategic vision and ground floor execution;
  • Bias to Action, Process, Structure and Data;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills;
  • An obsession with client happiness. You succeed when they succeed;
  • Courage to challenge the status quo when logic and reason require it. See something broken? Fix it
  • The desire to lead, train, and develop up-and-coming industry talent


At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global commerce easy and accessible relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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