Freight Trader

Location France
Discipline: Commodities
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Freddie Ricks

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Job ref: 2072
Published: 24 days ago

Our client stands at the forefront of the physical trading world, specializing in cross-commodity trading across global markets. With a reputation for innovation, reliability, and excellence, they are expanding their team and seeking a skilled Freight Trader to contribute to their continued success.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Freight Trading: Execute and optimize freight contracts for various commodities, ensuring cost-effective and efficient transportation solutions.

  2. Market Analysis: Stay abreast of market trends, shipping routes, and industry developments to make informed trading decisions.

  3. Risk Management: Assess and manage risks associated with freight trading activities, implementing strategies to mitigate potential challenges.

  4. Collaboration: Work closely with internal teams, including trading, operations, and logistics, to align strategies and achieve seamless execution.

  5. Negotiation: Engage in negotiations with ship owners, charterers, and brokers to secure favorable terms and contracts.


  • Proven experience as a Freight Trader, preferably with a background in physical trading.
  • In-depth knowledge of shipping routes, market dynamics, and freight markets.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to navigate complex trading scenarios.
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills to build and maintain relationships.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic trading environment.