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Transport Specialist - Logistics Contracts Manager

Location: BIGGLESWADE, BEDFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 30,000-35,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-352037

Transport Specialist  / Logistics Contracts Specialist Role to £35,000 pa

You will be responsible for developing, monitoring and improving all transport activities for the company.  The focus is to ensure efficient transportation and distribution of products across the UK via 3rd parties.  This is not a fleet management or driver management role, all distribution is via 3rd party carriers.

You will use your comprehensive knowledge of the Transport market to enhance performance and reduce costs

THE ROLE:

  • Be the contact point between 3rd party carriers, warehouse, sales
  • Monitor the quality and efficiency of the transport and logistics network using 3rd parties
  • Develop process improvements to reduce Transport costs and improve service levels
  • Understand performance and create analysis
  • Maintain and report accurate statistics & management reports 
  • Resolve issues 
  • Promote customer experience
  • Daily communications to understand and resolve problems
  • Co-Ordinate movement of goods in line with KPIs
  • Provide a timely resolution  to any issues

 THE PERSON:

  • Thorough understanding of the UK Transport market
  • Experience of Worldwide Transport market
  • Problem solving 
  • Experienced dealing with 3rd party carriers
  • Analytical with a good level of MS Excel
  • Customer focused
  • Logical thinking
  • Leadership skills

For more information and to register your interest for this vacancy please apply and the team at REED will be back in touch with you.  We wish you success with your application.

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