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Logistics Manager

Job Title: Logistics Manager    Location: West Bromwich    Salary: 32,000 – 40,000 DOE

Job Specification

Purpose of the role:

The role is a crucial element for the ongoing success of the business and carries full responsibility for the timely and successful delivery of the business’ goods to its customers. Having overall responsibility for the fleet, drivers, and warehouse staff, you will report directly to the Managing Director.

Duties Include:

Plan delivery routes on a daily basis to maximize efficiency and minimise costs

Management of the driving team including monitoring holiday/sickness, performance management, accidents and productivity

Create and utilise a live delivery calendar available for both Sales & Production staff to work with

Liaise with Sales and Production staff to ensure orders are ready and delivered efficiently and on time (OTIF)

Negotiate fuel, vehicle, maintenance and repair costs with suppliers

Maintain detailed and accurate records of vehicle accidents, ensuring that vehicle costs and excesses are covered by insurers

Maintain an analytical data source showing a rolling trend in our delivery patterns, which can be utilised to formulate a future delivery framework

Maintain an analytical data source showing anomalies in our delivery system that can be used to implement best practices

You will be experienced in route planning, route optimisation and running a fleet of vehicles along with a strong analytical background and knowledge of creating systems to identify and limit loss-making or non-profitable deliveries.

You will possess the ability to work effectively and to agreed timescales and be an excellent communicator with strong IT skills and the ability to think on your feet and forward plan.  It is essential that you have previous Man Management experience and can evidence how you have led and motivated your previous teams.

If you are looking for a challenging new career in 2020 then please contact us to discuss this fantastic opportunity further.

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