Logistics Manager

Vrugteboom is an international fruit company with strong roots in South Africa and the Netherlands. We focus on export and import of apples, pears, citrus, stone fruit and grapes from South Africa, Egypt, India, Chile, Poland and the Netherlands.


Vrugteboom has an international dynamic team with experienced people and a young spirit. The team consists of people from South Africa, Holland, Poland and Egypt and shares solid knowledge of the fruit industry.

Growth is based on honesty, transparency and an open mindset, where we aim to get the best results for our suppliers and customers. 

We work from 3 offices, one in The Netherlands, one in Egypt and one in South Africa.


For our Dutch office, based in Ammerzoden, we are looking for a

Logistics Manager

Job description

As Logistics Manager you are part of our international commercial team. You will be involved in the daily logistics planning process. Your main tasks will be:

  • Organizing transport within Europe, groupage and full loads
  • Organization of logistics documentation for export & import
  • Supervising direct import programs from South Africa, Egypt and Chile into Europe
  • Booking export containers from Europe to the Middle East/Far East/ India
  • Tracking of containers around the world and notify customers of changing arrival dates
  • Giving support to the commercial team for logistics & documentation
  • Managing the quality system, including the organization of the yearly audit.

This is typical a job for a well-trained young person, who is eager to learn, has a hands on mentality and is looking for a serious challenge in an international environment.


For this position we are looking for a young and dynamic person, who:

  • Has finished a relevant education or experience in the field of Logistics and/or Agriculture and ideally is graduated as such.
  • Brings enthusiasm and team spirit to the business
  • Affinity with the world of fruit & vegetables is a pre
  • Speaks Dutch and English. Any other language is welcome.

Our offer

Salary and terms of employment will be in accordance with your experience and knowledge.


Please send you CV and motivation letter per e-mail to pieter.kok@vrugteboom.com 

For information you can contact Pieter Kok +31 610 932 973.

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