Descartes Unites the People and Technology that Move the World
The need for efficient, secure, and agile supply chains and logistics operations has become ever more critical and complex.  By combining innovative technology, powerful trade intelligence and the reach of our network, Descartes helps get goods, information, transportation assets, and people where they’re needed, when they’re needed. 

We’re one of the most broadly deployed logistics and supply chain technology companies in the world. More than 22,000 customers around the globe use our cloud-based solutions to transform the way they move inventory and information to enhance productivity, better serve customers, thrive competitively, keep pace with evolving regulations, and respond to rapidly changing market conditions. Descartes is publicly traded (Nasdaq:DSGX, TSX:DSG) with headquarters in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and offices and partners around the world. With record financial performance for more than 16 years, we lead the industry in innovation investment. Every day, logistics service providers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and other logistics-intensive businesses of all sizes rely on our scale, stability, and comprehensive solution footprint to move what’s most important to them. Learn more at 
We’re growing fast and invite you to join our amazing team. 


In your function as a Technical Consultant, you will be responsible for our Transport Management and Supply Chain Management product suite. You will work as part of the EMEA Activations team



  • Define, document, run and support User Acceptance tests, based on a set solution design.
  • Project-based Carrier Onboarding
  • Monitoring schedules
  • Inform and keep internal and external stakeholders up to date
  • Executing and supervising – end-to-end – testing
  • Sending and following up on questionnaires (GLN + MP + DCP)
  • Handling substantive questions from carriers about data they exchange
  • Informing and following up BCs / PMs / Carrier contacts regarding outstanding questions




  • Excellent communication and consultancy skills both verbal and in writing in English and in Dutch.
  • Experience with international logistic operations and in-depth knowledge of logistics processes, related to Transport- and Supply Chain management.
  • Experience in IT as a business specialist and product configuration expert.
  • Literate with Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) messaging and able to design detailed interface solutions based on EDI messaging scenarios. Also with API, XML, and ANSI.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of the Logistics and Transportation Industry.
  • Experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • You have knowledge and experience with SAP or other ERP / WMS platforms.
  • You have experience in design methodologies and techniques.
  • Preference will be given to candidates that have operational experience working with or at shippers and/or logistic service providers.
  • Service oriented, and solution-driven. 
  • Process is driven and project-focused.
  • Must be able to work independently without direct supervision.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Responsible, transparent, and accountable.
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects independently.
  • In addition, you are a commercial and reliable advisor for our customers.



Excellent knowledge of Dutch and English is required



This role will be based in the BENELUX area.



Join Us 
As we scale, we’re looking for new doers, collaborators and innovators to join Descartes in uniting the people and technology that move the world as the Global Leader in Logistics and Supply Chain Technology. We’re entrepreneurial, hardworking, geeky-in-a-good way problem solvers. Guided by our values, we nurture a TEAM focused culture that invests in people and creates opportunities for advancement across a broad spectrum of career paths. We prioritize work-life balance and foster an environment with the space to take ownership, to be heard, and to carve a path for your individual accomplishments to help drive our success. At Descartes, everyone has a voice and the best argument wins, regardless of who makes it. We offer competitive compensation, great benefits, remote and flexible work hours, and the opportunity to join a company on an awesome mission with a great existing team and trajectory. 


Descartes also has a deep sense of environmental responsibility. Learn more about how we helped our customers save over 552,000 metric tons of CO2 in 2020 by reducing fuel and paper consumption:  Join a team that’s committed to working with customers to conserve resources and enhance sustainability. 

If you feel you have 70% of the qualifications we are looking for, and Descartes sounds like the team and the mission you want to be part of, apply now. We can’t promise it will be a fit, but we do promise to consider your experience. 


Due to COVID-19, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video (Microsoft TEAMS) and are on-boarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together. 

We are an Equal Employment employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, or local law. For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please review our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics at  


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