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Transport Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   11 April 2019
  • Salary:   £30000/annum
  • Location:   M17, Eccles, City and Borough of Salford
  • County:   Greater Manchester
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209846874
  • 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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