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Head of Supplier Network

£35,000.00 - £45,000.00

A fast growing, up & coming and award winning distribution and collection business are seeking a Logistics Carrier Manager to work within both the B2B & B2C Collection and Delivery environments. This role, whilst based in South West London, will have responsibility for UK wide operations.


  • Reporting into the Logistics Director, this role will be responsible for a nationwide network of local transport carriers.

  • Direct man management of a team of 4 people (including a team leader & 3 co-ordinators).

  • Areas of responsibility for this role will include: Carrier Management, Induction of new Carriers into the network, management of SLA's and Distribution Network performance (currently 200 suppliers).

  • Predominately the client base will be B2B so an element of white glove customer service will be involved.

  • Transport network is predominately multi-drop, multi-collection in nature.

  • Plan and prepare resource allocation as the business grows in size.

  • Operational use of technology to ensure performance i.e. orders, tracking etc.

  • Ensure strong customer services vicariously through Carrier partners.

  • Training and development of own team and also Carrier partners (where required).


  • Minimum of two years experience within a comparable role - sectors with similar background would include Home Delivery, Parcels, Waste, White Glove Delivery environments.

  • Experience of running suppliers & sub-contractors is essential to this role.

  • Multi-drop / Multi-collection experience.

  • Commercially minded - able to negotiate rates with Carrier partners to get the best value before onboarding them with the business.

  • Someone who is naturally an organised and process-led person with the ability to delegate and use your team.

  • Ability to communicate to all levels - including Directors, Customers and also Drivers & Shop-Floor staff.

  • Willing and able to grow the Carrier footprint across the UK as the business grows.

  • Able to think beyond the obvious.

Interested? To apply for the Logistics Carrier Manager - B2B & B2C Position, here are your three options:

1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let’s talk through your experience. Ask for Steve Eston on 0116 254 5488 between 8am - 5pm.

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3. "I'm interested but need to know more about what this job can offer me" - email with your CV and questions and I will reply with more detail.

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This role would appeal to the following: Carrier Manager / Sub-contractor Manager / 4PL Manager / Logistics Network Manager / Logistics Planning Manager .

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