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3PL Contract Manager - Warehouse & Transport

My client, a well established UK retailer are actively looking for a 3PL Contract Manager - Warehouse & Transport for their newly built distribution centre based in Derbyshire. It is a truly exciting time for the company as their UK presence increases due to considerable growth experienced across 2019, leading into 2020.


Key responsibilities for the 3PL Contract Manager - Warehouse & Transport in Derbyshire;

  • Report directly to the Operations Director (or similar).
  • Responsible for managing physical flow of products throughout the warehouse.
  • Drive a continuous improvement program with all aspects of the DC operation and 3rd party provider.
  • Supervise and drive the implementation of the UK distribution strategy by 3PL.
  • Monitor and optimise UK distribution costs (Report and explain any variance to budget).
  • Manage relationship with transport suppliers.
  • Report delivery performance.
  • Check monthly invoice.
  • Ensure KPIs and SLAs in the contract are adhered to.
  • Monitor inbound delivery performance.
  • Ensure SAP and WMS anomalies are investigated and resolved.


The successful 3PL Contract Manager - Warehouse & Transport will have;

  • At least 4+ years of experience in a Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background.
  • Be degree educated or hold a diploma in the fields of business, Supply Chain and Operations management - Advantageous.
  • Experienced in an Operational position to a; Senior Operations Manager, Depot Manager, Site Manager, General Manager, Regional General Manager, Head of Logistics level previously.
  • Ability to manage a 3PL logistics provider across Warehousing and Transport.
  • Experience of using SAP would be advantageous.
  • Passion for driving high productivity and service.
  • Pragmatic approach to problem-solving and maintain performance under pressure.
  • Good communicator at all levels of hierarchy.
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Live within a commutable distance if Derbyshire.

Job Offer

This role offers:

  • Salary - £45,000 - £55,000 - DOE.
  • Up to a 15% Bonus.
  • Company Pension package.
  • Company Holidays.
  • Plus additional company benefits.
Michael Page Logistics
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Job Type
Salary and benefits
15% Bonus
£45000 to £55000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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