Freight Logistics Manager - Bristol - £50,000 - £55,000 a year

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Freight Logistics Manager - Bristol - £50,000 - £55,000 a year

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£50,000 - £55,000 a year
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A rare opportunity to join a growing 4PL Transport Solutions Provider
Excellent opportunity to lead and develop a new operation
About Our Client
Our client is a well known highly regarded 4PL Business based in Bristol, who are building a brand new team for a large contract win.

The company are based within the Logistics Distribution and Supply chain sector.

Job Description
The key responsibilities for the Freight Logistics Manager - (4PL) - will be;

Proactively analyse daily delivery performance, manage exceptions and provide details of potential failed deliveries to call centre of client to reduce impact of any failures to end customers
Prepare daily, weekly and monthly KPI reports
Invoice validation
Fully review carrier accounts to ensure best rates, develop strong strategic relationships with carriers and client awareness and support
Produce packs for monthly, quarterly and annual reviews
Responsible for the implementation and monitoring procedures to ensure continuous review and improvement.
Responds professionally and positively to identify and meet the needs of both internal and external customers. Sets high service standards and is seen to be delivering continuous improvement.
Develop productive & effective relationships with all transport partners ensuring effective communication to mitigate any barriers
Optimal use of carriers to give optimisation of transport costs
Orchestrating transportation movements through a small team of operators
Sourcing solutions to meet customer volume requirements
Ensure customer requests are being handled in a timely manner
The Successful Applicant
The successful Freight Logistics Manager - (4PL) - will have the following attributes;

Driven by continual improvement and with high personal standards and integrity.
Can quickly gain a sound understanding of the contract and the operational issues.
Be able to demonstrate previous relevant experience
Be able to work under pressure whilst maintaining high standards
Experienced Freight Forwarding /4PL/ 3PL OR Transport Operations professional
Strategic thinker for long term planning, excellent tactical agility
A calm communicator at all levels to encourage confidence to achieve progression
Experience in the automotive / logistics sector preferred
Sound planning and people management skills
Have excellent PC skills to include Excel, Word and power point
Previous experience of working to strict deadlines
Team player with good motivational skills who leads by example
Closed & open book experience would be advantageous
Excellent communication skills both face to face and on the phone
Problem Solver - Working to resolve problems at the point of delivery
What's on Offer
The Freight Logistics Manager - (4PL) - will receive;

Salary - £50,000 - £55,000
Government Pension
Life Assurance
25 days Holiday + Bank Holidays
Annual Bonus

Laura Frost
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