Logistics Manager

Cheshire | Ref: BBBH33252

£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum

Logistics Manager
Cheshire
£50,000 - £60,000 + Benefits

Role Profile
Our client, who is a growing business with significant investment, is looking to recruit an experienced Logistics Manager to be based at their operation in Cheshire. With overall responsibility for domestic and international transport you will manage a small but busy in-house team and relationships with 3PL's and shipping freight partners.

Key Responsibilities

  • Minimising shipment costs whilst ensuring customer expectations are met and exceeded
  • Involvement at bid level for new business, ensuring Customs compliance and Transport policy is observed
  • Commercial awareness of European Export & Import pricing to complete RFQs
  • Support and where necessary manage any Customs regimes such as OPR, Customs Warehouse, etc
  • Awareness of national, international, and global conditions that could affect both transport costs and availability, and put measures in place to ensure service levels are maintained
  • Provide ad hoc pricing and Customs advice to business teams
  • Supervise all aspects of the daily Transport operation across import, export, customs etc
  • Approval of shipment costs against agreed rates and services, validating relevant invoices
  • Ensuring global insurance and security policies are followed and any changes relayed to the team

Key Skills & Experience

  • Strong leadership skills with proven ability managing and developing high-performing teams
  • Experience managing relationships with 3PL's and shipping freight partners, ensuring excellent levels of service are maintained; addressing any issues that arise
  • Multi-modal transport experience including Air, Sea and Road freight
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to influence at all levels
  • International logistics experience

Remuneration
£50,000 - £60,000 + Benefits

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