Supply Chain

Our expertise

Our teams at TLP are experts in the field of supply chain; not only gaining expertise from navigating our clients and candidates through the challenges of recruitment and career development over the last 24 years, but many of our TLP specialists have industry experience themselves. They have worked for the industry they now support and represent!

Industry Memberships

At TLP, we work in partnership with (and in some cases are members of) a number of professional bodies and organisations that represent the supply chain and logistics industry including:


We also attend a number of supply chain industry networking events throughout the course of the year which can be seen on the website of the above professional bodies.

What is supply chain?

In its simplest form, a supply chain is the activities required by the organisation to deliver goods or services to the consumer. A supply chain is a focus on the core activities within our organisation required to convert raw materials or component parts through to finished products or services.


Considering a career in supply chain?
Supply Chain Management Careers are some of the most extensive and diverse disciplines within the business world as they include a broad selection of interconnected activities and functions which enable commercial activities, such as procurement, logistics, inventory planning, order fulfillment, and manufacturing.

Why should I consider a career in supply chain

Just some of the reasons to consider a career in supply chain… 
1. You can choose your industry. Supply chains are every where. 
2. Diversity of supply chain roles - Supply chains have many moving parts, which means there are many different roles available.
3. In supply chain operations, every day is different.
Due to the nature of how supply chains work, no two days will ever be the same. This is true even of simple supply chains .
4. Demand for supply chain professionals is growing.
5. Jobs deliver tangible outcomes. – you get to see your efforts pay off in the real world and get a real sense of job satisfaction
6. You'll improve your soft skills and enjoy career development opportunities due to the diversity and progression available
7. Supply chain and logistics jobs can pay well
8. Opportunities to travel
9. Supply chain and logistics management is increasingly tech-driven

Typical roles we recruit

Supply Chain Analyst, Forecast Analyst, Supply Chain Manager, Demand Planner, Inventory Analyst, Supply Chain Planer 

* This list is purely representative of the types of roles we recruit. For a career discussion, get in touch with your local team….

Meet Our Sector Consultants

Avi Mann

Regional Manager West Midlands

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Avi Mann

Regional Manager West Midlands

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Avi began her career with a leading FMCG distributor, later moving to a well-known retailer where she held logistics and inventory management roles.

After forging a successful operational career in logistics, Avi then made the move into recruitment, building herself a solid reputation within the manufacturing/own account sectors and gaining valuable experience that enabled her to take the next steps in her career. 

As our Business Partner she has impeccable credentials and you will find her thorough, direct, pragmatic, straightforward, knowledgeable, constructive and confidential in her approach and conduct. 

avi@tlprecruitment.co.uk 01905 770337

Alex Lyall

Trainee Consultant West Midlands

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Alex Lyall

Trainee Consultant West Midlands

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We're delighted to introduce Alex Lyall, the latest member of the TLP West Midlands Family!

Alex has joined our West Midlands operation as Trainee Consultant and will be supporting the team by building on their recent growth and taking the business to the next level

Alex brings with her a wealth of experience in customer service and training delivery, and is already developing great relationships with the candidates and clients within the local area.

alexl@tlprecruitment.co.uk 01905 770337

Gemma Garner

Senior Recruitment Consultant Felixstowe

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Gemma Garner

Senior Recruitment Consultant Felixstowe

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Gemma joined our Felixstowe operation to focus on the further development of our permanent recruitment division, across a range of industry sectors.

Gemma has over 15 years of account management and business development experience, which she has gained from a range of industries including logistics, freight and shipping.

 If you’re a client looking for advice or support with your permanent recruitment challenges within Felixstowe, Ipswich or the surrounding Suffolk areas, or a candidate looking for career advice, please feel free to connect with Gemma on linkedIn, drop her an email

at gemmag@tlprecruitment.co.uk or give her a call on 01394 675510.

gemmag@tlprecruitment.co.uk 01394 675510

Josie Minter-Goodchild

Consultant Felixstowe

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Josie Minter-Goodchild

Consultant Felixstowe

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Josie joined TLP Recruitment in early 2017.

After finishing her studies at the University of Southampton, Josie travelled and lived in America and Australia before coming back to the UK.

As a Consultant Josie is probably the first person you would meet when registering as a candidate in the office.

Alongside Jamal, Josie ran the busy Port of Felixstowe contract ensuring its evolution and performance levels grew to the high standards in which we find it today.

josie@tlprecruitment.co.uk 01394 675510

Kaylie Parker

Regional Manager Southampton

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Kaylie Parker

Regional Manager Southampton

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Kaylie has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the local market, gained from her 11+ years working within the recruitment industry, where she has managed multisite and 24-hour operations.

For anyone wishing to discuss their next career move, or looking to discuss their permanent or temporary recruitment challenges, please contact Kaylie on kaylie@tlprecruitment.co.uk or call 02380663049

kaylie@tlprecruitment.co.uk 02380663049

Shaz Karimi

Consultant Southampton

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Shaz Karimi

Consultant Southampton

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Shaz has 5 years’ experience in both temporary and permanent recruitment across various sectors including engineering, health and social care, construction and now transport and logistics.

She is REC qualified and comes from a sales and customer service background.

Passionate about finding people work, Shaz’s speciality lays in resourcing for various sectors across a broad range of roles within transport and logistics. She enjoys the diverse, customer focused and fast paced nature of her role at TLP.

shaz@tlprecruitment.co.uk 02380 663049

Lauren Foster

Consultant Southampton

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Consultant Southampton

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Lauren started working as an apprentice straight from college in a busy transport office and then moved into recruitment for the next stage of her career. She has worked within driving recruitment for 3 and a half years and joins TLP to build on her experience and progress in recruitment and sales.

lauren@tlprecruitment.co.uk 02380 663049

Natasha Anderson

Regional Manager Poole

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Natasha Anderson

Regional Manager Poole

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Natasha joined TLP in September 2007 as an apprentice in Business and Administration.

The combination of work and study enabled her to learn the ropes of the business quickly and Natasha is now Branch Manager for Poole.

Natasha has taken on an active role in the day to day running of the business, helping to propel the branch forward, whilst maintaining and servicing existing clients.

natasha.anderson@tlprecruitment.co.uk 01202 295755

Hayley Jacobs

Office Manager Poole

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Office Manager Poole

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Hayley has been with TLP since inception in 2003, when she joined as an apprentice in business and administration.

Hayley has worked her way to become Office Manager and deals with the day to day running of the office, payroll and administrative duties for our Poole operation.

hayley@tlprecruitment.co.uk 01202 295755

What They Say About Us

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Lori Rampal

“It's like working with your family. You can honestly speak to absolutely anyone and they're always there for you and willing to help, and everyone in the business is lovely and genuine. I do understand you can't just take my word for it, but you will see for yourself ”

Maggie Nelson

“The team are second to none…I only wish we had found each other sooner ”

Natasha Anderson

“Your work is a large part of your life, you have to enjoy what you do for true satisfaction, I am into my 15th year! TLP have supported me and helped me grow to where I remain today ”

Lauren Foster

“TLP has offered a lot of opportunities within the business for growth and progression. They look after their people and focus on their achievements and goals as individuals, as well as a whole branch. You are rewarded for the hard work you put in, which drives people to want to work harder. I would recommend TLP to anyone… ”

Victor

“Earlier this year, Gemma helped me secure a new job with a local company. I found her friendly, helpful, professional and supportive in every aspect of the recruitment process. She took a real interest in my employment needs and did everything possible to find me a suitable position   ”

Amy

“I highly recommend Tracy and the team at TLP, Tracy made finding a new job so much easier and stress free!  I felt supported throughout the whole process and really cannot thank her enough. ”

Lyndzi

“I really recommend TLP, Tash got me an interview the next day and the recruitment progress went so smoothly! Was a pleasure to work with such lovely ladies, thank you so much :) ”

Mike Jeffrey, Branch Manager, Sig Roofing Maidstone

“TLP have been supplying my branch with temporary and temp-to-perm staff for over a year now. They are friendly and helpful, visit my business to discuss requirements, and their admin is always efficiently run. I would recommend them to anyone ”

Andy Constable, Head of Operations, Associated British Ports

“We have been using TLP for the past 4 years and have always found them to be proactive in supporting our requirements. TLP always approach our requests in a positive and timely fashion, providing us with solutions that help and support our business whilst providing the flexibility we require.   I would have no hesitation in recommending TLP ”

Simon Fairbank, HR Manager, Bauder Ltd

“Gemma at TLP has been a very busy and positive recruitment partner for us. She makes effort to understand our requirements for each role, team, and the overall business, and always considers feedback to help put forward the candidates that match these requirements ever more closely. ”