Logistics/Distribution Jobs

A career in logistics and distribution may suit you if you enjoy coordinating and overseeing a process to its completion

Logistics and distribution roles include organising the storage and distribution of goods, ensuring that the right products are delivered to the right location on time and at a good cost. You may also be involved in transportation, stock control, warehousing and monitoring the flow of goods.

In management roles you will need to have an understanding of the whole supply chain. This will allow you to coordinate it effectively and liaise with suppliers of raw materials, manufacturers, retailers and consumers.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Using IT systems to manage stock levels, delivery times and transport costs.
  • Use associated information systems to coordinate and control the order cycle.
  • Use data from IT systems to evaluate performance and quality and to plan improvements.
  • Allocate and manage staff resources according to changing needs.
  • Manage staff.
  • Liaise and negotiate with customers and suppliers.
  • Develop business by gaining new contracts, analysing logistical problems and producing new solutions.
  • Understand, work with and possibly help to develop e-commerce.
  • Continually try to improve and develop business performance within the constraints of legislation, fuel costs and rising environmental pressures.

Contact the Freight & Logistics Division Team

Email the Freight & Logistics Division at freight@stafffinders.co.uk.

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Job Listings

  1. Planner

    Location: Renfrewshire

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Freight Forwarding

     
    An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Planner to work for our Global Freight Forwarding client for their office base in the Renfrewshire area. This role will be an immediate start for the right candidate.
    You will be responsible for ensuring ‘assured supply’ from several European collection points delivering to ...

  2. Transport Planner

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Transport Planner

    Stafffinders are looking for an experiencedTransport Planner to join our Global Freight Forwarding client at their office base in the Renfrewshire area.

    We are particularly interested in speaking with individuals with International supply chain/vehicle planning experience (preferably with a multi-temperature background.) The successful candidate will be joining a dynamic ...

  3. Export Clerk

    Location: Renfrew

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Import & Export Clerk

     
    An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Export Clerk in the Renfrewshire area. This role will be an immediate start for the right candidate.
    You will be responsible for ensuring all exported goods that are departing the business are processed on time and comply all regulations. You will be based ...