Regional Logistics Manager - UAE in Abu Zaby [Abu Dhabi], United Arab Emirates

at Apple

Consumer Electronics
Logistics and Supply Chain
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

This role is part of the transportation group within logistics. Incumbent is responsible for managing transportation services within the Middle East region. This position requires a strong knowledge of transportation and logistics and previous experience of vendor management.


•Act as the single point of contact on all transportation issues in the Middle East market
•Manage a group of Apple’s logistic providers to maintain or improve service levels to our customers
•Maintain and monitor KPIs ensuring each carrier operates to agreed service levels
•Review root cause analysis as issues occur with relevant carrier
•Provide monthly management reporting by carrier
•Set up and manage weekly issues calls and monthly operational reviews with each carrier
•Work actively with vendors on cost reduction programs
•Work with Apple’s Customs and Distribution Centre operations groups to ensure a seamless service to customers
•Execute freight payment exceptions on a weekly basis
•Approve all manual invoices as necessary
•First point of escalation for all carrier related issues


Key Qualification

  • •Good understanding of all Microsoft Office packages
  • •Knowledge of SAP an advantage
  • •Educated to degree level


•Minimum 10 years experience of road transportation, logistics concepts and vendor management ideally for a multinational
• Regional experience
•Ability to work well under pressure, multitask
•Self starter than can work on their own initiative
•Good communicator at all levels both verbal and written, in both English and ideally Arabic
•Ability to work well within a team and understand team dynamics
•Flexibility - must be able to work as required to fulfill business needs
•Problem solving ability ideally with knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies

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