Freight & Logistics Manager
£60-70k + Benefits
Our client is looking for a Logistics Manager who has specific background in managing 3PL / Freight / Transport Providers.
Must have experience of managing a 3PL spend, putting supplier contracts / agreements in place and managing performance reviews.
To own and manage regional transportation carrier selection process while managing day to day transportation performance
Responsible for managing carriers and carrier contracts throughout region, as well as the tender review process, to ensure cost and service are controlled within budgeted and KPI targets.
Manage annual outbound spend of £30M and £6M inbound
Implement and maintain European regional transportation strategy that delivers on budget and customer requirements.
Develop the suite of freight metrics which will measure the KPI’s on a daily / weekly / monthly basis to industry best in class
Develop & implement, through the extended Supply Chain, a robust inbound carriage policy to ensure that inbound product is being shipped into the business at the most cost effective method and in line with delivery expectations
Undertake regular performance reviews with the carrier, the Sales and Marketing teams along with Freight team
Responsible for the management of EU outbound and inbound freight spend (£36M annual) and service levels associated with customer deliveries and intercompany freight movements
To work with internal Operations staff, DC Managers, Regional Sales and Marketing teams and Carriers to develop and implement logistic improvement plans.
Lead and assist in the identification of opportunities for improvements in operational efficiencies, effectiveness, contingency and compliance associated with transportation
Significant experience of managing multi-million pound transportation contracts
Knowledge of European regional transportation strategy
Excellent negotiating and networking skills
Have excellent analytical skills with the ability to identify the root cause of failure and implement strategies to remove future risk
Able to work in a fast paced environment
Strong communication skills and the ability to influence at all levels
Excellent time management and organisational ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Work with cross functional leaders to identify areas of opportunity and implement necessary improvements
To apply for this position please forward a copy of your Cv with salary requirements to andy supplychainrec.co.uk