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Logistics Manager CV Template + Tips and Download

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Matt Thompson

172 Manor House Road
Kendal
KY3 8CE
Mob: 079 6733 8996       Email: matt.t@live.co.uk

Personal profile statement

I am a multifaceted, driven and diplomatic Logistics Manager with proven leadership skills, including coordinating and motivating staff to achieve company objectives. My experience in a managerial role within the logistics industry has enhanced my communications, management and people skills. In addition, my results-oriented leadership style has improved the performance of the logistics department of Lush Logistics, ultimately benefiting the company’s bottom line.

Achievements

  • Improved performance and cost-effectiveness within the logistics department at Lush Logistics by 10% by modifying delivery routes and schedules
  • Graduated with 1st-class honours from Duddeston University
  • Promoted from Warehouse Executive to Logistics Manager in two years

Education

2008-2012BSc Logistics with Supply Chain ManagementKeele UniversityGrade achieved: [1:1]

Relevant Modules:

  • Company & Contract Law
  • Project Management
  • Land, Air & Sea Transport
  • International Trade Law & Policy

2005-2008
Results: English: A Maths: B Business Study: A
A LevelsDurham College
1998-2005
Results: 10 GCSEs at Grades A*-C.
GCSEsHarrow Secondary School

Work experience

Jan 2012 – PresentLogistics Manager         Lush Logistics

Main duties performed:

  • Scheduling and planning routes for the transport operations
  • Ensuring deliveries are scheduled efficiently to minimise delays
  • Supervising and managing 7 warehouse staff and 9 drivers
  • Liaising with customers, suppliers and transport companies on a daily basis
  • Producing regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Regularly reviewing the warehouse’s goods and maintaining stock accuracy
  • Liaising with sales team on a regular basis to discuss orders and deliveries
  • Bridging the gap between buyers and sellers through effective communications
  • Ensuring safety and operational documentation are in order at all times
  • Ensuring that all incidents and accidents are thoroughly investigated, documented and escalated to the appropriate parties
  • Utilising IT systems to manage stock levels, delivery drivers’ locations and transport costs
  • Brainstorming and implementing more efficient transportation methods to reduce costs
  • Ensuring all vehicles are serviced according to company policies
  • Ensuring that employees are appropriately trained and qualified to do their jobs
  • Dealing with customer complaints in a professional and efficient manner
  • Participating in regular management meetings between team leaders
  • Ensuring that Health & Safety regulation are adhered to at all times

Jan 2010 – Nov 2011Warehouse Executive         Sporting Goods Direct

Main duties performed:

  • Ensuring goods are stored in the appropriate areas on the shelves in accordance with the company’s First In First Out stocking schedule
  • Preparing outward-bound shipments based on the Delivery Orders
  • Ensuring the warehouse stock levels are up-to-date and stocked according to stringent Health & Safety guidelines
  • Utilised logistical software such as TradeGecko to manage inventory

Qualifications

  • Fully SAP qualified since 2012
  • Microsoft Office Certified Specialist since 2010
  • Practical Leadership Skills – CIPD

Skills

  • Organisational Skills: Adept at handling multiple tasks at once without compromising on the quality or missing deadlines or targets
  • Negotiation skills: Since the work of a Logistics Manager involves working with other parties; negotiating to maximise cost-effectiveness is a key duty that I am responsible for and have done successfully on a regular basis
  • Leadership: Struck a fine balance between being a firm, results-oriented leader and also a fair, approachable and charismatic one

Hobbies and interests

I enjoy spending quality time with my family and going out on the weekends. I also spend a lot of time training for marathons since I am an avid runner. Additionally, I like to keep myself up to date with the latest trends in the logistics industry and utilising that knowledge in my line of work.

References

Mr Oliver Taylor
Manager, Lush Logistics
Address: 45 Globe Rd, Norfolk, PN2 6DC
Tel: 0733 245 5459
Email: oliver-t@live.co.uk
Mr Clark Anderson
Supervisor, Sporting Goods Direct
Address: 75 High St, Dover, DY10 8ZE
Tel: 0980 581 4327
Email: clark.anderson@gmail.com

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Tips

  • Working with people: A Logistics Manager is always engaged in working with people in order to ensure the smooth running of the supply chain, logistics and distribution channels. These people could be; warehouse workers, delivery drivers, third-party contractors, suppliers, manufacturers and admin staff. It is therefore highly recommended that you give some real-world examples on your CV of instances in which you have worked with different people or teams and what the positive outcome was of your contribution.

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OVERVIEW

  • SALARY RANGE
    £20.000 – £50.000
  • ENTRY
    Degree or Relevant Work Experience
  • WORKING HOURS
    37+ hours per week

Competencies

  • Logistics
    Having excellent knowledge of supply chain, logistics and distribution processes
  • Communication Skills
    Excellent communication skills to liaise with suppliers, logistics teams and customers
  • Analytical Skills
    Analysing and processing a great variety of data
  • Interpersonal Skills
    Excellent interpersonal skills to build business relationships
  • Observation Skills
    Paying close attention to every aspect of the task or project and ensuring that no “small details” are overlooked
  • Leadership
    Exceptional leadership skills to manage, inspire and lead a team  of logistics professionals

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