Logistics Team Lead job in Sandy at PS Personnel Services Ltd

Logistics Team Lead

Company: P&S Personnel Services Ltd

Location: Sandy UK

Date Posted:Nov 14, 2017

To lead the regional forwarding team, coordinating resources, hauliers and ensuring deadlines are met. Covering own area for deliveries building relationship with hauliers to deliver industry leading customer service. DutiesTeam Leader:·         Leading and motivating team of logistics co-ordinators.·         Assess and prioritise resources with Line manager and commercial colleagues.·         Work with team to meet all customer and supplier deadlines flagging any areas of concern to line manager/commercial manager.·         Identify opportunities and threats to product line P&L.·         Work with line manager to develop a haulage strategy to deliver our commercial objectives, helping to recruit new hauliers who can provide the capacity needed whilst meeting our service level expectations and utilising Frontier vehicles where possible.·         Develop team to be the market leader in field.·         Identify and implement increased levels or efficiencies in customer service.·         Monitor haulier performance against SLA and hold meetings with suppliers to review.·         Monitor team’s performance.·         In conjunction with line manager assist with PDR, setting objectives and measurement.·         Fully engage in Frontier CRM strategy. ·         Coordinate holiday cover within team. Logistics·         Arranging Fertiliser deliveries to meet customer and supplier’s expectations.·         Build relationship with hauliers managing their expectations and matching them to the client’s needs.·         Build relationships with suppliers, customers and the commercial Frontier team.·         Negotiate haulage rates.·         Ensure haulage grids are continually updated and accurate.·         Management of contract terms and product availability to meet customers’ expectations.·         Cost effective planning of stocks and purchases to maximise margin potential on sales.·         Allocate appropriate orders for direct delivery.·         Dealing with haulage queries.·         Participate in audits making relevant documentation available.·         Cover colleagues during their absence. Position Requirements·         Ability to motivate and inspire others·         Set an example of behaviours and attitudes·         Ability to build effective working relationships – working in collaboration with others to achieve objectives ·         Excellent communication skills·         Ability to effectively negotiate·         Excellent organisation and planning skills·         Ability to work under pressure·         Self-motivated·         Ability to prioritise a consistently changing workload and achieve deadlines·         Possess a confident and professional manor – in person / over the telephone and written·         Maintain close attention to detail at all times·         Effective member of a team but ability to work independently as required using own initiative·         Experience of people management·         Working as part of an effective team·         Efficient routing of lorries·         Working knowledge of Farming practices·         Network of professional hauliers·         Experience of haulier effectiveness·         Transport legislation. If this is a position you are interested in, please apply online ensuring your CV is up to date. Alternatively, please email your CV directly to .   View full job description
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