Head of Contract Logistics

Job type:Permanent
Industry:Logistics & Supply Chain, Government, Law & Education, Logistics, 3PL, Freight Forwarding & Supply Chain
Expertise:Legal, Supply Chain & Logistics
Consultant:Nicholas Padovan
Job published:5/30/2023
Job ID:V-39315

We are looking for a Head of Contract Logistics for a leading global logistics company that is rapidly expanding all of their product and service lines in Thailand. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in contract logistics, with experience managing large-scale logistics operations and developing strategies to optimise supply chains. The Head of Contract Logistics will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of our logistics team, managing vendor relationships, and developing strategic plans to improve logistics performance.

 Responsibilities :

  • Manage the daily operations of our logistics team, ensuring the smooth and efficient movement of goods and materials throughout the supply chain
  • Develop and implement logistics strategies that optimise the supply chain and improve performance
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with our vendors and partners, negotiating contracts and agreements
  • Provide leadership and direction to the logistics team, promoting a culture of continuous improvement and high performance
  • Develop and manage logistics budgets, monitoring expenses and ensuring that costs are controlled within approved limits
  • Identify and mitigate risks in the supply chain, implementing strategies to manage and minimise disruptions
  • Analyse logistics data and metrics to identify opportunities for improvement, implementing changes as necessary to improve performance
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards, maintaining a strong understanding of relevant regulations and guidelines

Requirements :

  • Bachelor's degree in logistics, supply chain management, or related field
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in contract logistics, with a proven track record of success in managing large-scale logistics operations
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to build and manage a high-performing logistics team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with vendors and partners
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify opportunities for improvement and implement effective solutions
  • Strong knowledge of logistics industry regulations and standards
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment