Job Description

Logistics Team Leader -

The main operation is Seafreight, but again knowledge of Airfreight as well would be a strong advantage. The candidate must have had prior Team Leader or supervisor position experience to be considered.
Salary: GBP32k - GBP34k dependent on experience
Benefits: Life Assurance, Contributory Pension Scheme, Potential Bonus, 25 days holiday.


Responsible for day to day control and planning for your team within the centralised operations function. Ensuring that all operational tasks completed by designated Logistics team meet, as a minimum, or exceed, the Operational KPIs, the Customers expectations in terms of the standard of service provided, costs agreed, and time frames.
Operational day to day responsibility of designated business area
Drive engagement of Logistics Coordinators imbedding a full understanding of their main objectives and the impact of their operational tasks on attainment of business KPIs
Manage Logistics Coordinators to promote the importance of teamwork and a positive work environment
Ensure financial job costing, invoicing and reporting for freight is carried out in accordance with company standards.
Adherence of operational margins for modal transport
Maximisation of container fill for consolidations
Pricing for spot business as per customer requirements
Demonstrate an ability to reduce transport costs and optimisation improvements in day to day activity.
Participate in the implementation of operational projects resulting in sustained improvements of efficiency, communication, and the quality of service to the customer
Demonstrate an ability to reduce transport costs and optimisation improvements in day to day activity.
Essential Qualifications & Experience
Minimum of 3 years progressive experience in domestic and international network logistics
Experience leading an Operations team within logistics 3-4PL environment
Experience with Logistics software applications and/or Transportation Management Systems
Desirable Qualifications & Experience
Degree or certification in Logistics or a similar field
Experience with Cargowise Software
Essential Competencies
Excellent communication and presentation skills coupled with the drive and desire to offer market leading supply-chain support solutions to customers

Ability to pro-actively identify opportunities for improvement and areas of concern then make recommendations and implementation of solutions

Excellent data analytics within logistics/supply chain context

Working knowledge of MS Office applications

Desirable Competencies
Experience with import/export regimes and requirements for transportation