Job Description:Plan, manage and evaluate logistics operations liaising with internal stakeholders, suppliers, logistics providers, transportation companies and customers. Create and implement best practice logistics principles, policies and processes across the organisation to improve operational and financial performance. Deliver solutions to logistics problems while maintaining high levels of quality and service within budgetary requirements. Monitor quality, quantity, delivery times, and transport costs. Negotiate rates and contracts with transportation and logistics providers. Recommend optimal transport modes, routes or frequency. Organising shipments. Coordinating drivers, vehicles, loads and journeys. Negotiating and agreeing contracts. Developing and confirming schedules. Planning for and negotiating technical difficulties. Preparing paperwork for regulatory bodies. Liaising with and managing staff and shifts. Waste management. Monitoring stock.