Logistics Manager

£35000 / year

About Candidate


  • 2016 NVQ Level 4 in information Technology Management – Riga Technical College
  • 2013 NVQ Level 3 Economics – Riga Secondary School

Systems used

  • Microsoft Word and Excel (V lookups, Pivot tables, Formulas)
  • Inhouse WMS
  • SAP

Career Summary

Most Recent Employer – Manufacturer

Position – Logistics Manager

Dates – June 2021 – June 2022

  • Reporting directly to the Operations Manager with 6 direct reports
  • Directly responsible of all warehouse activities, health & safety, P&L, KPI’s, 3PL & 3rd party freight providers, project management and tenders
  • Reconcile stock, Monthly, and annual checks
  • Managed communication and escalations with 3rd party freight forwarders to ensure supply of our products to customers
  • Validated invoicing and supervised logistics claims towards internal and external suppliers
  • Monitored stock and took necessary actions to reduce expired stock, slow moving and scrappage
  • Ensures available to deal with and complaints or discrepancies
  • Ensured 99.8% stock accuracy for 2021
  • Performed import and export processes, implementing new quality standards for auditing purposes
  • Proactively coached and mentored team to promote continuous improvement Conducted team appraisals and performance development plans
  • Promoted effective and good communication with internal stakeholders such as Customer Service, Sales, and Material Management
  • Reduced packaging cost by 15% and improved quality of packaging material at the same time
  • Improved logistics inbound process efficiency by 50% by identifying areas of improvement and implementing new WMS

Previous Employer – Retail  

Position – Various Roles

Dates – April 2016 – June 2021

September 2021 – June 2021: B2B Department Manager

  • Reported to the Operations Manager
  • Lead warehouse operations as daily operations manager responsible for security, health & safety, and whole operations of facility
  • Managed inventory worth of £2’500’000 and stock receiving operations to maintain optimal stock levels and met expected demands
  • Redesigned layout and flows of current operations to boost department efficiency by
  • 10%
  • Reduced general waste 20% by eliminating excess and obsolete inventory and introduced new recycling guidelines
  • Trained all of team members in better stock control decreasing stock discrepancies and completion time for stock check process by 50%

December 2017 – September 2020: E-Commerce Department Manager

  • Attentively managed e-commerce P&L and decreased expenses by 10% comparing to ambition YOY
  • Developed empowering employee culture with lean methodologies focused on equipping staff to independently meet customer needs
  • Established performance goals for employees and provided feedback on methods for reaching those milestones with regular Individual Meetings
  • Handled all recruitment processes based on human structure and strategy, ensured smooth and swift transactions from initial advert to job offer and introduction
  • Increased department productivity by 20% by implementing new omni-channel department structure and with LEAN management techniques
  • Managed warehouse operations as daily operations manager responsible for security health and safety and whole operations of facility
  • Reduced packaging cost by £30’000 annually via conducting packaging tenders YOY
  • Responsible for all HR, Payroll and Scheduling aspects within the team
  • Updated policies to reflect changing conditions and maintain optimal safety standards for all employees.

April 2016 – December 2017: Team Leader

  • Completed multiple daily department KPI reports and animated team accordingly to ensure optimal operational performance
  • Increased heavy goods stock resupply rate by 30% by implementing lean management
  • Facilitated effective and efficient warehouse operations, including shipping, and received inventory control, product resupply, supervising a team of 15 operatives
  • Trained all of team members in improved picking methods and stock control, boosting on time shipping score by 10% and improving stock accuracy by 20%.

Previous Employer – Utility Company   

Position – Computer System Administrator 

Dates – September 2015 – December 2015

Previous Employer – Software Company

Position – Computer Systems Administrator 

Dates – May 2015 – August 2015