london / full-time  / head office #meta_split# 

Working with an experienced management team this role will suit an individual who is highly motivated, passionate, ambitious and wishes to develop a career in International logistics while working for a financially strong and stable company.

Duties
Working as part of the Logistics team the successful candidate will conduct the following role.

  • Extensive communication both verbally and in writing with our Head Office teams that cover Wholesale (UK and Global), Retail and Web.
  • Extensive communication both verbally and in writing with our 3PL Service providers for UK Warehousing and International Freight Forwarding
  • Reconcile daily receipts from the 3PL warehouse against supplier packing list
  • Plan and co-ordinate cross dock activity for inbound goods
  • Liaise on a daily basis with our 3PL Warehouse provider regarding progress of customer orders, inbound deliveries and stock levels ensuring that SLA’s are being met.
  • Working to deadlines and being able to plan ahead the collections and deliveries of Groupage, Part and Full Load consignments utilising Road, Sea and Air modes of transport on a global basis
  • Communicating proactively with our 3PL Service providers to ensure the work is being carried out in the most effective way.
  • Maximising the profitability of each consignment by negotiating effectively with our freight forwarders and obtaining quotes for freight
  • Operate the in-house software system (Netsuite) and develop a working knowledge of the 3PL Warehousing Service provider’s WMS
  • Operate customers IT Portals for booking collections and deliveries
  • Responsible for all Logistic Services contracts
  • Become in-house ‘expert’ on Tariff Codes and changes in legislation that affect logistics
  • Stock data integrity at 3PL warehouse
  • Product set-up validation on our ERP system
  • Develop an understanding of HMRC systems related to the Import and Export of goods

Skills/Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years logistics experience required
  • Excellent communication skills (Written & Verbal)
  • A confident personality with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • A professional, positive, and helpful attitude to work colleagues, suppliers and especially customers.
  • Commercial acumen with the ability to negotiate directly with suppliers and identify and maximise opportunities to increase both efficiency and profit.
  • Numerate and literate, it is vital that the successful candidate is able to explain complex logistical issues concisely in both written and verbal form.
  • IT literate especially Microsoft Excel
  • E-Commerce fulfilment
  • Knowledge of HMRC requirements on Duty and HTC
  • Ambitious with a desire to succeed.
  • Experience of working in a transport/logistics role on a global basis would be a considerable advantage.
  • Presentable, energetic, and enthusiastic.
  • Strong organisational skills with an excellent memory.

How to apply:

Please email your CV to: recruitment@skinnydiplondon.com

 

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