Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) - Careers in Shipping, Logistics & Distribution

Career Opportunities in Shipping; Ports; Logistics; Warehousing & Distribution; and Maritime Information Technology


Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL), a public company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. OOCL is one of the world's largest integrated international container transportation, logistics and terminal companies. As one of Hong Kong's most recognized global brands, OOCL provides customers with fully-integrated logistics and containerized transportation services, with a network that encompasses Asia, Europe, North America and Australasia.

OOCL is well respected in the industry with a reputation for providing customer-focused solutions, a quality-through-excellence approach and continual innovation. OOCL pioneered transportation coverage of China and is an industry leader in information technology.

As a global company, OOCL offers exceptional career and development opportunities with attractive remuneration for candidates in different jobs in the container transport and logistics businesses at corporate offices and regional subsidiaries in Asia Pacific, North America, Europe and the Middle East. The people in the corporate offices support the regions for business development and service fulfillment through service design, product development, as well as operations and logistics management and the people in the regions play a vital role in business development and quality service fulfillment to the customers.

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OOCL Career Opportunities

Key Functional Areas

  • Trade Management: Contributes to the service design, pricing, traffic or yield management; and support regions in maximizing the profitability of respective Trades.
  • Sales: Plays a crucial role in the regions to develop business and maximize the performance of the container transport and logistics business by understanding the needs of customers in different segments and by offering service solutions to ensure customers’ requirements are met.
  • Customer Services: Acts as customers' ambassadors to ensure quality service in documentation and to meet customers’ requirements.
  • Operations: Contributes to either one of the following areas to ensure service quality and maximize operating efficiency - design of service network in collaboration with Trade Management and consortium partners, if any; procurement of infrastructure and facilities for strategic competitiveness; procurement of equipment and management of equipment flow to minimize equipment imbalance and repositioning cost; design and optimization of landside operations, including but not limited to, trucking, depots and terminals; marine operations for stowage and scheduling of our vessels.
  • Fleet Management: Cptimizes the performance of our vessels in terms of safety, quality and cost efficiency; and ensures quality human resources are deployed to support vessel operations. The Master, Chief Officer, Chief Engineer and other crew members form the integral part of the professional team onboard the vessels and are responsible for managing operations to ensure safety and service integrity of our container transport service.
  • Information Services: Develops an unparalleled enterprise-scale business applications for both our customers and the industry.
  • Human Resources: Contributes to building up a knowledge and learning organization to support continual organization growth, development of a desired people environment that facilitates regions to attract, recruit, motivate and retain quality employees and the formulation of people management strategies for the OOCL Group.
  • Financial Control: Supports OOCL and the regions in ensuring statutory compliance, providing information to the management for decision-making, cash flow management and risk management.