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Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   21 May 2019
  • Salary:   £50000 - £52000/annum
  • Location:   Warwickshire
  • County:   Warwickshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   210072050
  • Company:   CV-Library
An excellent opportunity for a degree qualified Logistics Manager to join an internationally recognised brand.

In addition to developing and managing the logistics service providers the Logistics Manager plays a vital role within the Corporate Purchasing Department. You will be responsible for leading a strong internal team and ensure constructive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders of all levels.

Key Responsibilities

* Leads, manages, develops and trains their Logistics Assistants and Logistics Administrators.

* Develops and maintains constructive working relationships with logistics service providers.

* Identifies, investigates and proposes cost saving opportunities within the supply chain and develops operational plans for implementation, while ensuring performance is monitored and recorded to aid in continuous improvement.

* Obtains and verifies transport rates from Logistics service providers to determine market rates for specific lanes.

* Reviews proposed logistics routes for operational viability and cost effectiveness.

* Conducts Logistics service provider audits in relation to movement of consignments, temperature and delivery window adherence.

* Checks domestic and international freight invoices against contract rates in preparation for authorisation.

* Carries out visits to suppliers, Logistics service providers and freight forwarders where necessary.

* Works closely with other Logistics Managers to ensure consistency, alignment and efficiency where areas overlap and to continuously improve service and costs.

Educational Qualifications

* 2:1 Degree or above

* Supply Chain and Logistics industry qualifications

Other Skills

* Leadership,

* Team Management

* Strong Communicator

* Cost Savings

* Budget Management

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