Trade & Transport Specialist

7 months ago
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Operations & Logistics


With 8 digital production centers and 8 distribution centres in Italy, the United States, Japan, China and Hong Kong, the YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is active on a global scale, delivering to more than 180 countries around the world, with the strength of a consolidated local approach: content localized in 11 different languages, size conversion, 10 different currencies accepted to date, along with local payment systems, dedicated couriers and much more. The Operations department is responsible for Distribution Logistics, Digital Production, International Content & Localization, Customer Care & Loss Prevention, International Operations and Quality & Innovation.


Role purpose:


The candidate will manage the supply chain and distribution of goods. The candidate will be in charge of managing the seamless flow of inbound stock imports.


Key Responsibilities

Main Activities:

  • Review all shipping documents (PO number, start/cancel date, style, colour, size, prices, material composition, country of origin) for accuracy prior to authorising shipments into our facility;
  • Liaise with other internal departments on a daily basis, checking all applicable documentation is in place and fully compliant for import;
  • Anticipate, identify and resolve problems that could delay the release or movement of shipments;
  • Provide accurate import clearance instructions to carriers for all types of stock/sample imports, including HS code classification;
  • Ensuring all imports and exports are customs compliant, timely and cost effective;
  • Keep accurate records and audit trails of all applicable movements and ensure incorrect submissions are corrected with customs;
  • Administer all carnet discharges and related records;
  • Check accuracy of carrier invoices;
  • Preparation of information and reporting for Editorial, Trade & Transport and Compliance Managers;
  • Liaison between brands and Managing Editor to complete administration related to product loan.


Skills and Experience:

  • Working knowledge of international customs laws/regulations and export compliance policies, documentation and processes, and in particular, specialist knowledge of samples, TI, carnets, RGR and other duty relief schemes;
  • Understanding of export documentation and procedures;
  • Knowledge of global HS codes;
  • Fluent in English and Italian, both written and spoken, is mandatory;
  • Problem solving;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to work well in a team;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Negotiation and organisation skills;
  • Some travel between locations is required;
  • 1-2 years of experience in similar role is considered a plus.  



YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is the world’s leading online luxury fashion retailer. The Group is a Global company with Anglo-Italian roots, the result of a game-changing merger, which in October 2015, brought together YOOX GROUP and THE NET -A-PORTER GROUP; the two companies had revolutionized the luxury fashion industry since their birth in 2000.


YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is a unique business with an  unrivalled  offering  including  multi-brand  in-season  online stores NET-A-PORTER and MR PORTER,  and multi-brand off-season online stores YOOX and THE OUTNET, as well as numerous ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES, all “Powered by YNAP”. Through a joint venture established in 2012, YOOX NET -A-PORTER GROUP has partnered with Kering to manage the ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES of several of the French group's luxury brands.


In 2016, YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP joined forces with Symphony, an entity controlled by Mohamed Alabbar’s family, to establish a ground-breaking joint venture to create the Middle East’s undisputed leader for online luxury retail.


Uniquely positioned in the high growth online luxury sector, YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP has an unrivalled client base of more than 2.9 million high-spending customers, 29 million monthly unique visitors worldwide and combined 2016 net revenues of €1.9 billion. The Group has offices and operations in the United States, Europe, Japan, China and Hong Kong and delivers to more than 180 countries around the world. YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange as YNAP.


For further information: www.ynap.com | Linkedin: YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP | Twitter: @YNAP



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