Our client is enjoying significant year on year growth and is at an important stage of it’s development which now requires them to appoint a Head of Logistics to over see both their UK logistics operations and it’s global network and ensure the future logistics strategy for expansion is met through the on going development and management of its international logistics operations and partnerships.
We require an individual who has experience in ecommerce and who also can demonstrate knowledge and experience of establishing and managing 3rd party logistics partners in international territories. Partners will be a mix of domestic warehousing and fulfilment solutions, carriers and freight forwarders and shipping lines. It is a given that you will have a good understanding of global import/export legislation, be able to develop new logistics partners and ensure service delivery and cost efficiency work hand in hand to deliver the highest levels of service to a growing consumer following.
You should be highly structured in your working approach to ensure all key metrics are managed within an agreed KPI framework and be systems savvy, able to propose and implement new systems to enhance visibility and improve the overall workings of the supply chain and logistics functions. It would be beneficial for candidates to have had exposure to ecommerce channels such as Amazon/ebay.
We are looking for candidates who are geographically well placed to be accessible to sites in the South West of England although a good degree of flexibility is in place to allow a balance of site and home working.
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