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Transportation Team Lead

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chiswick, London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 551050/001_1528887943
  • Sector: Distribution, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 13/06/2018

Team Lead - Logistics/ Transportation

A 4PL logistics company is now looking for a Team Lead for their transportation team in the UK. This company is a Growing, Global logistics company with their main client being a huge, leading FMCG company. It began in France and it is now building teams globally and has expanded rapidly over the last 5 years.

It's an exciting time to join the company to really add value to its supply chain and strategies and put your stamp on the business!


  • Management of a team of 4 persons minimum (transport planner and administrative)

  • Managing the relationship between the customer : customer service efforts, key point of contracts, point of escalation

  • Operating within SLA while making efforts to improve transport performance

  • Management of a panel of referenced carriers

  • Responsible for a 1,5million transport budget across preferred suppliers in the road transport area - Ability to activate back up transport solutions

  • Project management in autonomy (planning, costs, risks, load, quality, ...)

  • Construction and analysis of KPI'S- Anticipate problems, propose securing solutions to the customer

  • Alert to the supervisor in case of important difficulties- Daily operations and back up of the team

Required profile:

You have a significant professional experience in the Purchasing and / or Supply Chain sector.

Ability to analyze, good relationship, negotiation practice, creativity is your main assets.

As your manager will be in another office: It will be necessary to demonstrate autonomy and proactivity.

Languages: Fluent English and French is mandatory

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact me directly on: +44 203 6678 358

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