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Senior Logistics Manager

Location: SOUTH WEST LONDON, LONDON Salary: 40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Per Annum, inc benefits
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 5 days ago Reference: 3115499
Who are we looking for?
Senior Logistics Manager

About the Employer -
A highly innovative accessories, gifts  supplier with close to 20 years reputation within its niche industry. This highly respected company based in South West London provides fun and innovative for premium retails such as Harrods, John Lewis and Selfridges.

Job Purpose

Ensure the Logistics and Supply Chain team are maximised for a growing, international business. Achieve cost-effective, on time delivery of all import and export movements worldwide; continuously re-assessing the most efficient and cost-effective logistic solutions. Make proposals on how to ensure the logistics best support the business and its partners over the next five years of growth.

Job Specification -
Achieve on time delivery to required dates for all import and export movements globally.
Lead with the advance preparation and consolidation of LCL shipments into FCL containers to maximise full container rates.
Plan all FCL shipments.
Coordinate with suppliers to arrange all product shipment bookings in line with goods ready dates.
Working closely with inventory, determine the best route and method to move stock to destination based on demand.
Arrange all necessary air freight shipment bookings.
Host high level overviews of FOB shipment projects to ensure efficient processes and costs are maintained.
Effectively manage all open shipments that are live and in transit to their final destination.
Monitor vessels daily notifying the business of any issues to delivery or transit.
Work closely with the production manager and stock manager to schedule efficient shipment sailings in line with scheduled drop plans.
Manage the coordination and execution of China distribution collections.
Manage the Import & Export Compliance ensuring all VAT, Customs, Commodity Codes, DOCs for UK and US customs clearance are prepared.
Analyse and approve supplier invoices to finance for payment.
Ensure efficient carriers and processes are in place to deliver goods to our end customers correctly and on time. These customers could be domestic in the UK, or in Europe or the USA.

Required skills
• Have previous management experience of logistics within an international business and delivering an improved supply chain during that growth period.
• Knowledge and experience of global export and import management
• Negotiation skills
• Must be willing to travel (UK, FE, USA)
• Excellent understanding of forwarders and global trade.
• Experience of working with factories in China and Europe.
• Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel & Outlook.
• Experience in working with an ERP system.
Salary Permanent Salary up to £45000 plus benefits

ARE YOU THE ONE WE ARE LOOKING FOR? COULD THIS BE THE NEXT STEP IN YOUR CAREER? IF SO PLEASE GET IN TOUCH – FORWARD YOUR CV TO

Chris.hunt@reedglobal.com , https://uk.linkedin.com/in/chris-hunt-03b24022



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