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Logistics manager - Brisbane


Advance Traders Australia has an exciting opportunity for a motivated, team player to Lead the growing Logistics team based at the head office in Bowen Hills, Brisbane. The role is an important cog in a crucial department of Advance Traders and as such a person with great leadership, multitasking and attention to details is needed. The role will also require frequent communication and cooperation with other teams within the business such as marketing, finance and the sales team.

About Advance Traders

Advance Traders is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing bicycle wholesalers in the Australian market. Advance Traders is a multi-brand bicycle & accessory distributor representing globally recognized brands. Our goal is to be the number one distributor of bikes & accessories in Australia. We are based in Bowen Hills, Brisbane, close to public transport, bike paths with end of trip facilities. For more details, please refer our website

Your primary responsibilities:

  • Managing relationships between ATA and Freight Forwarders

  • Achievement of targeted savings from estimated freight costs to actual costs

  • Lead and manage all modes of shipments end to end

  • Negotiating freight rates with external partners (domestic and International)

  • Managing of Freight results against budget and re-acting when needed

  • Optimizing laneways using various providers

  • Manage the Placement of international freight bookings with preferred suppliers

  • Reporting on controlled areas and publishing results monthly

  • Monthly 1 on 1’s with team members

To succeed you will be able to demonstrate:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar roll

  • Excellent Freight forwarding and domestic freight knowledge

  • Experience in leading a team

  • Ability to problem solve

  • Ability to promote and build strong internal and external relationships

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Professional approach and a self-driven nature

  • Pronto system knowledge an advantage

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, especially Excel.

Why choose Advance Traders?

Advance Traders is a fast-growing business and one of the leaders in one of the fastest growing industries. Like our current team you will thrive in our unique culture and benefit from:

  • A rewarding remunerations package based on your experience.

  • Unique culture based on genuine teamwork to get the job done.

  • Open plan office and flat organisational structure.

  • Close to public transport

  • Great brands and desired products to sell in the exciting cycling industry

  • Strength in our corporate ownership and history of strong growth

  • Monthly social events, and team building activities

  • Staff bike program to meet your cycling needs

Apply below – Only applications with above experience, and the right to work within Australia, will be considered. Applications close Friday 12th March

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