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Line Haul Optimisation Manager at The Hut Group
Manchester, GB

About The Hut Group:

THG is one of the world’s fastest growing and largest online retailers. We have over a decade of experience building and growing brands in the Beauty and Wellness sectors, in over 160 markets. We create brilliant digital brand experiences and our in-house team design, develop and build a bespoke proprietary technology platform that is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide. With a world-class business, a proprietary technology platform, and disruptive business model, our ambition is to be the global digital leader.

THG's primary focus is health, beauty, prestige and nutrition related consumer goods. The company owns and operates many leading brands including, Grow Gorgeous, Mio Skincare, ESPA and - The world’s #1 online sports nutrition brand.

Operations is at the heart of our customers’ experience here at THG. We manufacture a wide range of sports nutrition and cosmetic consumer goods that we then despatch to our customers in over 200 countries worldwide from our purpose built, innovative Manufacturing and Distribution Centres.


THG is looking to recruit a Line Haul Optimisation Manager to ensure our freight and direct to consumer orders are delivered in the most efficient and cost effective way possible. This role will focus on cost, service and innovative solutions to ensure we always meet and exceed our customers’ expectations. This is an exciting but challenging role where you will be required to work with existing 3PL partners and also seek out new solutions and partners where this will benefit the business.

Main Responsibilities

To ensure logistics solutions meet with targets set by the business by driving strategic initiatives

To develop new partners in both emerging and developed territories

To optimise and drive efficiencies of existing delivery lanes

To optimise the mix of costs and service in line with the business expectations

To continuously and sustainably ensure that THG’s customers experience the best possible service from our partners

To propose and design logistics processes and solutions that aim to improve business deliverables

Monitor current network and key partners as well as negotiate service deliverables and cost savings

Organise regular BD meetings with senior counterparts from our supply network in relation to delivery

Maintain current knowledge of relevant legislation, political situations and other factors that could affect the movement of freight

Develop excellent working relationships with our global 3PLs


To be considered for this role you should have

An excellent understanding of the land and air line haul market and a good network of contacts with the main line haul companies.

Experience with Llamasoft or similar network modelling /optimization tools.

Excellent communication skills

Strong excel and analytical skills

Good organisational and planning skills

Good geographical knowledge

Flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances

Ability to solve problems and work under pressure

Accuracy and attention to detail


What We Offer

Competitive salary

Onsite Doctor

Employee discounts

Company bonus scheme

Childcare vouchers

Company pension scheme

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