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Head of Logistics

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Transport & Distribution
Salary£70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Town/CityEast Riding of Yorkshire
LocationsHumberside & East Yorks, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted20 July 2018

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Lead a team responsible for overseeing all aspects of Inbound Logistics, Customs and Compliance, and Warehousing. This role will directly manage all logistics activities for sea, rail and road transportation as well as being responsible for setting the supply chain strategy.

Client Details

Large global business recruiting a head of logistics.


  • Lead all aspects of Logistics including strategy, network design, infrastructure, providers, carriers, technology, process, and policies
  • Responsible for orchestrating all activities related to ensuring the consistent flow of product from suppliers to site (utilising sea, rail and road transportation)
    • Develop and leverage differentiated supply chain options to ensure the most cost effective and efficient route for the business (Seeing freight as a revenue stream)

    • Responsible for continuously assessing and anticipating internal and external risks such as capacity shortages, regulatory changes, and infrastructure, port, or carrier issues and proactively develop plans to mitigate risk and ensure continuity of service whilst driving down the cost

    • Manage interface with the suppliers in the supply chain to ensure consistent reliable delivery

  • Lead supplier selection, commercial contract negotiation (3-5 years and ongoing relationship management)


  • Problem management with strong investigation and problem resolution skills
  • Degree level education
  • Experienced Logistics professional with detailed knowledge of commercial terms, regulations and instruments associated with supply chain / logistics.
  • Must have a broad and deep understanding of possible supply chain related risks and possible measures to mitigate

Job Offer

£70,000 - £80,000 plus package

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