3PL Logistics Manager

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London | Ref: BBBH20400

£62000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + Benefits

3PL Logistics Manager
Central London
£62,000 - £68,000 Circa + excellent benefits

Role Profile:
Our client, a leading retailer, is looking to recruit a 3PL Logistics Manager role for their Head Office based in London. This role will coordinate, control and monitor the flow of product from the supplier, through logistics service providers (LSP) to customers in a manner that minimises costs and maximises availability. Reporting into the Operations Director the role has 2 direct reports. Productivity and process improvements at LSP's either ad hoc or at period reviews.

Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent relationship management skills - you will be the main relationship manager between the 3rd party logistics providers.
  • Accountable for the operational performance of LSP's and delivery of performance against contractual and agreed KPI's.
  • Monitor and control the cost of LSP providers in order to minimise the cost and increase over all profitability. Accurately forecast logistics costs.
  • Ensure all Health and Safety regulations are adhered to.
  • Accountable for relationships between LSP's and all internal stakeholders (buying teams, SCM, Operations.
  • Responsible for resolution of operational issues affecting suppliers' ability to deliver.
  • Accountable for stock file integrity for LSP's and all articles delivered by them. Ensure discrepancies reported and are effectively investigated and closed.
  • Develop, propose and implement supply chain improvements both internally and externally to maximise efficiencies and drive down costs.
  • Be instrumental in securing a direct profit contribution to the business from ongoing logistics activities.
  • Responsible for support, welfare and development of direct reports including succession planning.
  • A background in a fast-paced retail background would be advantageous.

Client information:
Our client is a market leading retailer in a period of growth.

£62,000 - £68,000 Circa + Benefits.

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