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Transport Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   20 June 2018
  • Salary :   £30000/annum
  • Location :   Trafford Park, Trafford
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   208016223
  • Company :   CV-Library
My client is a wholesale distributer of prestige products – operating a 65,000 sq ft warehouse facility in Trafford Park with multiple 3rd party storage sites.

Their growth means they now need an experienced Transport Logistics Manager to support the continued development of the business.

Your primary purpose will be to ensure through planning, control and implementation of these plans the effective movement and storage of goods.

Key Responsibilities:
Strategically plan and manage the movement and storage of goods
Liaise and negotiate with suppliers and freight companies to manage and consistently improve their services
Track quality, quantity, stock integrity, delivery times, transport costs and efficient movement of goods
Work with internal contacts to define and monitor service levels
Supervise, coach and train the Logistics Team (there are 3 on the team)
Work closely with the Goods-In Manager and Goods-In team to support forecast planning and issue resolution
Forecast, plan and implement movement of goods between internal and 3rd party sites
Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeline targets
Maintain metrics and analyse data to assess performance and make improvements

Your experience will cover:
Complex customer deliveries
Knowledge of Road, Air and Sea Freight – hazardous goods documentation
Import/Exports
UK deliveries – air, road and sea
Customer returns
Negotiation skills
Budget setting

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