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Logistics Manager CV


Samantha Lewis
Phone: 0123 456 7890
Email: samantha.l@dayjob.com



A results driven, self-motivated and resourceful logistics manager who is also a practical hands on operator and has a track record of contributing to the overall growth strategy of an organisation. Having a proven ability to ensure first class delivery to the customer base, and experience  of working with general merchandise and clothing supply chains / distribution networks.

Now looking forward to a making a significant contribution in a company that offers a genuine opportunity for progression.



Retail Distribution Company
LOGISTICS MANAGER     –    May 2008 – Present
Having overall responsibility for the logistics function and the dispatch planning activities. Driving accuracy, productivity and performance to a new level by efficiently managing the logistics functions.


  • Responsible for managing the loading of vehicles, completed stock and  load bay areas.
  • Planning and scheduling the delivery of goods and cargoes.
  • Identifying & delivering operational cost reduction and cost avoidance initiatives.
  • Making sure that project deadlines are met.
  • Responsible for a team of over 20 staff that include drivers and warehouse operatives.
  • Completing and filing compliance documentation for import, export and supply chain security.
  • Ensuring that all set targets are achieved.
  • Negotiating the services of 3rd party carriers, couriers and haulage companies.
  • Managing supplier delivery performance and maintain supplier contracts.
  • Negotiating pricing with local carriers.
  • Visiting company sites around the country.
  • In charge of HGV vehicles and also a team of transport planners.
  • Cost management and reporting.
  • Development of the logistics supply base.
  • Supporting other departments within the company.
  • Identifying key transport cost drivers.
  • Managing import and export via external distribution teams.
  • Managing all supply chain activities.
  • Taking into account capacity and planning ahead accordingly.
  • Developing robust processes & policies.
  • Implementing new processes and procedures.




  • Knowledge of importing and forwarding.
  • Experienced in multi-drop transport management.
  • Ability to manage a number of projects and initiatives simultaneously.
  • Excellent of knowledge of Excel and related specialist logistics software.
  • Proficient with Oracle, SAP and ERP systems.
  • Up to date with all legislation regarding Road Transport Operations, i.e. drivers hours, etc.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Contract Law and Standard Transport Terms and Conditions.
  • Have CPC.
  • Planning and Supply Chain management experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of the freight and transport industries.
  • Effective time management skills with the ability to prioritise.
  • Able to use route planning and scheduling software.
  • Retail logistic experience.


  • Possessing the vision, drive and determination to succeed.
  • Flexible approach to working .
  • Focused and professional attitude.
  • Resilient and enthusiastic in all areas.
  • Can influence and communicate effectively across multiple sectors.



Complex logistical movements
Logistics planning
Process improvement
Pipeline management
Delivery management
Profit & Loss monitoring
Customer service
Commercial negotiation
Managing budgets



Evesham North College           2005 – 2008
BA (Hons) Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Certificate of Professional Competence in National Road Haulage Operations

Coventry North School               2000 – 2005
A levels:     Maths (C)   English (C)   Physics (B)


REFERENCES – Available on request.



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