Specialist Forwarding | Wilrijk

The operational force behind our expeditions.



H.Essers is an international and reliable player in the logistics sector, but above all a family business that has offered jobs and job security since 1928. Our 6560 colleagues are ambitious people who dare to do business, are ready to seize opportunities and make a difference every day with simplicity. This enables us as a company to invest continuously in growth with a positive outlook on the future. Our people are our engine. We take care of their personal and professional development, provide them with modern equipment and pay attention to the work-life balance. Yes, our 6560 colleagues know why they choose H.Essers. We hope you will soon understand why! We are looking for a Specialist Forwarding.



 As a Specialist Forwarding, you are a strong mediator who ensures that our customers’ goods are transported in the fastest and most efficient way. How do you do that exactly?

  • Essentially, you take care of the full administrative processing of all shipments based on the orders received.
  • You book the transport orders received and communicate them transparently to the customer.
  • As a key expedition figure, you align the various internal departments involved. You also give orders to our internal customs departments.
  • You are responsible for drawing up the necessary transport documents and you deliver these in time to the authorities concerned.
  • In case of dangerous goods, you take care of declarations to the Harbour Master.
  • As an experienced Forwarding Agent, you are actively involved in the invoicing process.



As a Specialist Forwarding, you are our customers’ first point of contact concerning their goods flow. You know how to look after their shipments like no other. You demonstrate a hands-on mentality in which accuracy, customer service and team focus are of paramount importance. Thanks to your smooth and connecting way of communicating, everyone is well informed and advised about your current files. Since you deal with both national and international customers, you can easily speak to them in Dutch and English.



We offer you the opportunity to help write our international success story from the front row. Our family culture guarantees a high level of commitment and collegiality. You will be part of an experienced and close-knit team, so you will always receive the necessary support. Within our forwarding department, no two days are the same! This provides the necessary variety. Finally, we always want to provide our customers with the best service so that every improvement suggestion is always considered. You will be given the opportunity to develop further into an expert in your field.



77 branches in 19 countries, 6,560 employees, one million square meters of warehouse, 1,475 trucks and 2,000 ISO tanks. Yes, H.Essers is a major logistics service provider and an established value for our strategic customer segments Pharma, Chemicals, Infra and Parts. As an asset-based family business, we can guarantee short decision lines that allow you to react quickly. This offers you the necessary guarantee for a perfect service to your customers. It is the ideal combination for both satisfied customers as well as employees!

Apply now!