Logistics Manager

Milton Keynes
GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum + car allowance
01 Sep 2017
01 Oct 2017
TL Phil Townend
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

3rd Party Logistics contract management

Operational and strategic management and development of outsourced logistics.

Client Details

Our Client is a leading retailer that leads their market. They have a portfolio of over 200 stores and a growing presence in ecommerce operations.


The role of Logistics manager will be responsible for the management of 3rd Party Logistics and transport operation for a multi channel retailer. The role will involve:

  • Management of operational costs (£3-5million spend) - to a cost per unit level
  • Planning and delivery of projects to deliver greater efficiencies
  • Resolution of operational issues including route cause analysis
  • Monitoring and management of KPi'sSLA's
  • Management of both internal and external stakeholders (from Buying and merchandising, stores, to transport, warehouse providers and parcel carriers)
  • Analysis of current network performance and provide recommendations for future development (including delivery options, click and collect)


The successful Logistics manager candidate will be

  • Enthusiastic about delivering exceptional levels of service to both internal and external customers.
  • Exposure to contract management as a either work for a Logistics service provider or managing logistics service providers as a customer.
  • Strong analytical skills - excel or similar (V/H look ups, macros, formulas etc.)
  • Experience driving continuous improvement
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent or qualified by experience

Prior experience working as a logistics manager or contract manager would be advantageous

Job Offer

£40,000-£50,000 basic salary, Car allowance and excellent additional benefits

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