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Inbound Transport Manager

Hugo Boss
City, United Kingdom
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Our vision is to establish HUGO BOSS as the leading premium tech-driven fashion platform worldwide and to be one of the top 100 global brands. At HUGO BOSS, we work as a team to apply our knowledge, skills and experience together and create a diversity of ideas and solutions. What unites us? We love fashion, we change fashion!

At HUGO BOSS, you have the opportunity to contribute your personality, ideas and creativity - because only when we break new ground together can we create something unique. Become part of our team of more than 14.000 employees worldwide and shape your future at HUGO BOSS!

The Inbound Transport Manager plays a fundamental role co-ordinating Inbound Transport and working closely with our warehouse operations manager, ensuring the receipt of delivery into 3PL, prior to handover to Warehouse Operations.

What you can expect:

  • Working closely with nominated Freight Forwarders and Broker regarding global inbound EU and Direct Delivery shipments into our 3PL.
  • First point of contact for Inbound transport Queries.
  • Assist in the Set-up of the Transport process through all partner interfaces such as Freight Forwarder, Customs Broker and Transportation responsibilities.
  • Oversee Inbound End to end Transport of Global, Sea, Air and Road freight shipments including delivery and mode of transport system changes in ERP system and 3PL facility.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with Freight Forwarders, last mile carriers and third party logistics partners.
  • Liaising weekly with internal Hugo Boss stakeholders providing status updates.
  • Maintaining all Movement certificates CMR, EUR1, POD and POC for audit purposes.
  • Checking Tracking reports, detailing inbound freight volume and planning inbound forecast and capacity
  • Tracking Direct Delivery SPO inbound shipments from factories and EU CDCs to 3PL
  • Working in Collaboration with Outbound Transport Manager(s) and Warehouse Operations Manager.
  • Assist Transport continuous improvement after setup and make recommendations when defining processes.
  • Assist with projects initiatives within Hugo Boss UK in relation to Transport.
  • Ensuring visibility to the wider business for pick, VAS, pack and despatch to meet planned delivery date.
  • Assist with Inventory management and inbound troubleshooting at warehouse(s).
  • Work closely with Global Inbound Transport Team based at EU Head Quarters
  • Knowledge of transport logistics procedures, however not essential
  • Ideally experience in a comparable position within Carrier Management or Freight Forwarding
  • Deadline focused, with an abundance of patience and ability to navigate ambiguity
  • Experience within imports, customs clearance related documentation and understanding of Container and Vehicle types and modes of transport, but not essential.
  • Supervise Transport Co-ordinator
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience in working with ERP systems, but not essential
  • Strong work ethic and negotiation skills
  • Concise and effective communicator
  • SAP / S4 Hana and Microsoft Office Experience
  • Able to commute to London and Bedfordshire
  • Oversee 3PL KPI's of inbound and inventory system receipt.
  • Participate in weekly 3PL Transport meeting with all warehousing departments
  • Support the business through change and growth from an Inbound, Operational and Transport perspective alongside 3PL
  • Supervise Transport Co-ordinator
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate concisely with all levels of staff within the organisation and 3PL, maintaining diplomacy and a calm demeaner at all times

Your profile:

  • Results-driven, strategic planner and thinker
  • Ability to work under pressure, most importantly remain focused and approachable
  • Suited to a highly motivated, inquisitive and focused individual who strives to achieve excellence in pursuit of business growth and personal success
  • Strong problem solving with ability to exercise sound judgment
  • High level of integrity, dependability and strong sense of urgency
  • Flexible approach and takes pride in their daily work
  • Natural relationship builder and networker.
  • Fluent German and English speaker, would be beneficial, but not essential

Your benefits:

  • Competitive salary and attractive benefits
  • Clothing and Discount Allowance
  • Blended and flexible working environment

We are a global company with our employees representative of the world at large. Our inclusive culture embraces each person's authenticity and individuality. We are committed to equal employment opportunity. And we believe our equitable work environment helps unleash your full potential and inspires you to thrive.


HUGO BOSS is one of the leading companies in the upper premium segment of the global apparel market with some 14,000 employees around the world. Diversity is what shapes our company and makes us strong. People from a wide range of different nationalities put their knowledge, skills and experience to work for HUGO BOSS. This ensures an impressive variety of ideas and solutions. What unites us is our passion for our products and pride in our work.

Our vision is to be the most desirable premium fashion & lifestyle brand, and therefore we put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

In order to address customers clearly and consistently, we offer two brands: BOSS and HUGO. While they are clearly distinguishable from each other in terms of their individual attributes and target customer, both brands embody our values of quality and fit, innovation and sustainability.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to advance your career as an expert or executive and are passionate about the fashion and lifestyle industry, you’ve come to the right place. Take the next step and find the perfect job for you.

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