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Job Summary

An established Freight Forwarder is currently seeking experienced Logistics Manager to join their growing team in the Heathrow area.

Main responsibilities:

  • Manage logistics operations, liaising with stakeholders both internally and externally, suppliers and customers
  • Choose suppliers and monitor services delivered against performance criteria
  • Monitor quality, quantity, delivery times, and transport costs
  • Resolve any issues that may arise including transportation, import, export, internal system, or customer issues
  • Ensure health and safety daily
  • Review impact logistics changes, including routing, shipping modes, product volumes or carriers and report results to others
  • Devise and implement logistics policies and processes
  • Negotiate rates and contracts with transportation and logistics providers
  • Identify opportunities to save throughout the logistics process
  • Manage stock movements and ensure inventory records are accurate

Main requirements:

  • Current/recent management skills, ability to increase staff performance and development
  • Extensive warehousing and fulfilment experience gained in a supervisory / leadership role
  • Strong understanding of inventory management systems and WMS
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to manage stakeholder relationships
  • Strong negotiation, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Commercial mindset
  • Excellent knowledge of import, export, and customs regulations and supply chain management
  • Strong IT skills, including Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel
  • For Health and Safety Management IOSH training is a MUST

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Job Summary

Reference: 12645

Location: Middlesex, United Kingdom

Salary: Excellent base + benefits

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 31 Aug 2021