Develop, implement and manage the day to day scheduling of local and bridging product request and monitor the prompt dispatch by the invoicing and dispatch officers at the terminals and depots.
Participate in the planning and execution of terminal operations as it affects product loading and on-time dispatches to customer locations.
Direct and coordinate the development of truck programming strategy and matrix with a view to maximizing efficiency in delivery operations and effective turnaround.
Interface with the fleet business partners, dispatch and sales team to address issues that will affect timely delivery of products to customer location
Ensure contractual stock holding at all vendor managed inventory (VMI) locations.
Provide management with report on Daily Supply Gap, End of sales week report and MPR.
Ensure integrity of business controls and systems are effectively monitored.
Ensure full compliance with all procedures and policy guiding the distribution departments’ activities
The position requires someone that is highly analytical and possess a degree in social science with at least 5 years post NYSC experience with a certification in APICS or currently undergoing the certification.
Others essential skills and knowledge are:
Thorough knowledge, preferably education in LEAN-management or similar ideologies.
Advance use of Microsoft Excel.
Experience with ERP systems preferably SAP ERP.
Imports, SWAP, Ex-tanks and Depot lifting
Fleet Programing and Scheduling
Internal: Distribution manager, Distribution team, Business operations team.
External: Service providers