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European Carrier Manager - Freight

Job Title

European Carrier Manager - Freight

Reference13927356001_369872
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Road & Rail Transportation, Sea Freight & Shipping, Transport & Distribution
Salary£60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Town/CityWest Yorkshire
LocationsWest Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesImport & Export, Logistics Jobs, Transport Jobs
Date Posted07 June 2018

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To own and manage regional transportation carrier selection process while managing day to day transportation performance.



Client Details

Distributor of B2B and B2C products and solutions throughout the UK, Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.

Description
  • 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 inter-company 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 efficiency, effectiveness, contingency and compliance associated with transportation

Profile

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Essential
  • Significant experience of managing multi-million pound transportation contracts
  • Knowledge of European regional transportation strategy
  • Excellent negotiating and networking skills
  • Have excellent analytic 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

Desirable
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrable experience in a large multi-national supply chain with a proven track record in delivering cost and service improvements
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Able to travel

Job Offer

You will join the global logistics team in a senior management position with a competitive salary and benefits package.

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