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Ref: AF-SL-CONLocation: South EastDate: 01/11/2018  send to a friend
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Contract Manager (Logistics)
Heathrow Area


Our client is a major Road Haulier specialising in Air Freight and due to superb growth and an increase in volume through existing and growing contracts, we are delighted to assist them in their search for a Contract Manager to be based at their customers site near Heathrow to help drive their operation forwards. Reporting into the Regional GM, this Manager will be responsible for overseeing all site operations and assist in delivering change & growth to the operation, engaging all employees and to deliver better performance and increased efficiencies.


You will need to have both warehousing and transport experience with a good commercial focus.



         Delivering all elements of the Operations in line with plan, across Transport & Warehousing

         To manage agreed service levels

         Maximise clients actual revenue in line with forecast through ongoing consultation with client.

         To manage service excellence

         Managing the depot team to drive operational efficiencies, service excellence and productivity in order to constantly improve depot performance

         Plan, set and manage a budget

         Ensure all H&S, Legal Compliance of the depot is adhered to

  • Planning people resources and shifts to meet minimum key performance indicators and quality standards.

         Comply with all relevant legislation covering the fleet, ensuring all vehicles are maintained in line with legal requirements

         To be proactive at looking at how potential new processes can improve the operation, increase customer service, and control/reduce costs

         Manage relations with clients and internal site teams.


Ideal candidate?

The ideal candidate will be experienced in Haulage & distribution ideally with an International CPC license with the following traits:

         Commercially astute

         Experience gained from freight/haulage/distribution

         Exceptional communication skills at all levels

         Customer & operationally focused

         Confidence to work autonomously

         Professional, excellent presentation style

         High level business focus - ability to take ownership of own workload


This represents a fantastic opportunity to join a very established but rapidly growing business for someone who wants the challenge of business growth and personal development with the full backing of the business. We look forward to your application.

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