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Logistics Account Manager

Location: MANCHESTER, LANCASHIRE Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: 3042184
I have an excellent opportunity for a Logistics Account Manager for a world-leading business in South Manchester. The Logistics Account Manager reports into an experienced Vice President and is responsible for negotiating freight rates (inland and ocean) and assuring operational control in the Logistics department.

Main Responsibilities for the Logistics Coordinator:
• Negotiate ocean freight rates and work on commercial ocean freight activities for appointed accounts / shipping lines
• Negotiate inland freights and nominate vendors for new and existing freight movements
• Full coordination on Inland freights in designated areas, administration and internal reporting
• Instruct and support the Booking colleagues in their choice of inland freight vendors / shipping lines and provide guidance in this logistics area.
• Developing and maintaining good commercial cooperation with vendors, potential vendors / lines / custom agencies
• Resolving service issues with vendors and monitor performance and service level Prioritize extra costs and escalate accordingly
• Benchmarking of freights (inland / ocean and customs)
• Support the Logistics Coordinator with freight reporting inland / ocean freight report, administration and presentation
• Provide optimal service to our overseas customers: best routings and best conditions
• Provide daily operational updates as required to supervisor and management
• Find solutions for issues and escalate urgently
• Global mindset and cultural sensitivity
• Ensure responsibility is taken for Health & Safety which impacts the working areas

Ideally the Logistics Manager will have the following skills and experience:
• Bachelor degree
• Relevant work experience required
• Knowledge of / experience with Supply Chain Management
• Knowledge of / experience with tendering, bidding and contracts
• A understanding of commercial and logistics

This is an exceptional opportunity for a hardworking and experienced individual to join a well-known fast paced and successful business. In return, the company offer a great working environment and opportunity to progress your career further.

If interested, please send your CV ASAP for immediate consideration.

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