Head of Group Freight

A new position as Head of Group Freight has been created to deliver a process of continual review of current operating practice and create solutions to improve performance of the supply chain through carrier and route selection. Develop routes and services in advance of business growth for new and existing brands within the Organisation.


To deliver and maintain the Business Development strategy and promote the services provided by the operation to internal customers

 Set and achieve operational targets and profitability goals and manage performance of internal and external operations whether KPI or revenue based.

 Provide tolls to gain control of Supply Chain.
 Actively seek ways to improve systems, processes costs and overall efficiency.

Understand the markets in which the Organisation operates in order to develop and refine service and a create a profitable growth and revenue stream

 Develop a strong understanding of our markets to ensure that all routes meet specific divisional and brand requirements and identify issues with current operating practice and deliver solutions.

 Create visibility throughout the Supply Chain.

Develop internal and external networks to ensure effective communication and representation between all operational areas in order to meet and exceed their needs

 Establish and maintain an appropriate level of communication with Senior Operations.

Develop existing third party supplier base and monitor, review and drive their performance to ensure value for money for the Organisation

 Develop new routes and carrier services to meet business requirements at the right time

 Manage the development and growth of supply routes and carrier activities to support planned business growth.

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