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Inbound Freight Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Transport & Distribution
Salary£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Town/CitySouth Yorkshire
LocationsSouth Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted18 July 2018

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To ensure logistics suppliers working with my client are providing excellent service at well managed costs. To guarantee that the logistics services executed, providing cutting edge in cooperation with supply chain partners and in delivering value to the organisation.

Client Details

Global manufacturer and distributor, looking to recruit an import freight manager.

  • Ensuring consistent high level of service and quality in all aspects of logistics activities.
  • Controlling and reducing FI/FO costs.
  • Challenging and improving current practices in cooperation with 3PLs and internally.
  • Control performance of all Inbound logistics processes.
  • Drive supreme quality of logistics services to satisfy customer requirements.
  • Monthly responsibility to manage, control and reduce costs of FI and to work with team members to reduce total supply chain cost.
  • Budget preparation and management for FI/FO UK.
  • Ensure all regulatory requirements are met within the UK supply chain
  • Ensure improvements in coordination with other parts of the team (Customer Service, Demand Planning, Finance).
  • Liaise with factories and Third Party Suppliers to improve truck & container fill rate
  • Monitor and improve the utilisation of container/ tilt trailer and express vehicles
  • Control performance of all logistics providers into the UK Distribution Centre
  • Challenging and improving current practices in collaboration with 3PLs and within internal teams.
  • Saturday AM cover on a 1 in 3 basis to ensure successful completion of the third party transport planning process.

  • University Degree - Business/Engineering/Logistics
  • Experience of working for a major third party distributor or managed third parties for major FMCG company
  • Budget management
  • Good theoretical knowledge of Supply Chain Management
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong analytical ability; analyse complex data, identify issues, explain variances and recommend solutions
  • Strong Relationship builder and excellent at cross functional day to day interaction or project work
  • Understanding of Customer Supply Chain

Job Offer

£40,000 to £45,000

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