Logistics Manager

Location
London
Posted
18 Jun 2021
Closes
18 Jul 2021
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Key Responsibilities, to include but not be limited to: 

  • Managing shipping and logistics across all areas of the business for wholesale, eCommerce and the company in general. Supply chain is currently in India and China with a worldwide wholesale customer base.
  • Checking all relevant paperwork from shipping territories, creating documents for customs clearance and providing approvals to ship.
  • Creation of and updates to shipping schedules, helping to problem solve any shipping challenges to find quickest and most cost-effective solution.
  • Liaising with Needle & Thread shipping partners including freight forwarders and couriers.  
  • Updating Wholesale team and wholesale clients up to date on shipping progress including in DC dates and confirmation of delivery.
  • Highlighting specific client shipping requirements with each shipping territory and keeping the Needle & Thread shipping handbook fully up to date with new client information or changes.
  • Learning and working on EDI systems for specific wholesale partners to adhere to their shipping requirements.
  • Creating and updating invoicing for deliveries.
  • Assisting stock room team with stock-takes as required.
  • Managing inbound stock for ecommerce including reorders, RTV’s and Wholesale reorders.
  • Responsible for managing goods movements through 3rd party pick and pack in our US DC.
  • Management of UK and overseas N&T Bonded facilities.
  • Reporting into Finance department on invoices raised and reconciliation of Client and Supplier invoices.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Strong previous experience working in complex international shipping and logistics.
  • Good understanding of customs requirements Internationally and ability to work through complex local requirements with partners.
  • Positive, professional and consistent in nature.
  • Extremely high level of attention to detail.
  • Strong excel skills and system experience.
  • Ability to remain calm and work under pressure to resolve timely shipping challenges.
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Highly organized with strong admin skills.
  • Good understanding of the requirements of Management reporting including setting and reporting on logistics KPI’s.
  • Process driven with the ability to create and improve working processes and procedures.