Our Client a product manufacturer and distributor wholesaler is looking for an Outbound Logistics Manager with 5-10 years experience.
This Logistics Manager will manage the dispatch and shipping related functions. The role will be responsible for assisting the Channel Manager in ensuring that finished goods arrive at the customer on time in full, in line with international freight forwarding requirements whilst optimising duties and consignment stock opportunities Responsibilities : Set and manage relevant outbound supplier agreements to ensure optimal customer service whilst managing working capital and budget requirements;
Manage actual vs budgeted distribution costs in line with targets Manage working capital levels including consignment warehouse stock to achieve targets without compromising on customer service;
Identify and implement savings to achieve exceptional returns on budgeted spend; Identify opportunities to load containers more effectively and efficiently;
Actual vs planned meeting of shipping deadlines and strategies in place to address customs and remote challenges that may occur;
Management of outbound team in line with Key performance areas; and Live ALC DNA. Education / Training : Educated to degree level ideally BCom.
Logsitics with post graduate Supply Chain and Freight Forwarding certification. Knowledge and Skills : 3+years freight forwarding and shipping experience in a multinational role with experience shipping into Africa, Australasia, and America