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Logistics Manager

Job Title: Logistics Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89474
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 24, 2012 17:33

Job Description

This leading and well established global grocery retailer, with globally recognised brands is currently recruiting for a Logistics Manager with experience in air, sea and road freight experience due to continued growth on a permanent basis. The role is to manage the end to end shipment and delivery of orders via road, sea and air so you must have experience of dealing with suppliers, sourcing direct and driving KPI performance. Additional responsibilities include: * To deal with supply chain and freight forwarder to resolve issues on documentation, manage non-conformance and claims and provide solutions on day to day queries on logistics services * To manage day to day queries and enforcement of rules so that standard operating procedures are adhered to at origin and destination * To forecast on volumes to ship over key ports and manage carriers accordingly * To ensure 3rd Parties to provide on time accurate data for shipment visibility * To define, document, maintain and clearly communicate any changes to operating procedures * To manage performance KPI's of suppliers and logistics * Development of new logistic solutions along with service providers, suppliers and other strategic partners in order to be a market leader in logistics * To provide support to the team members of Logistics and Operations Department Successful candidates must have experience within logistics, shipping and freight forwarding ideally with multi temperature products, also working with retail customers in the shipping area would be preferred. You will have outstanding team-working ability and excellent analytical skills with the ability to assimilate large amounts of data. You will be able to articulate results and ideas in a concise manner to both internal colleagues and external clients.