The individual will be responsible for ensuring that the organisation’s haulage services are handled effectively within budget constraints. Other responsibilities of this position includes:
Managing the fleets, drivers and their assistants.
Soliciting, evaluating and analysing contractual bids as well as negotiating and administering dedicated carrier agreements.
Determining economical tariff patterns and specifying preferred routes
Identifying and implementing policies and practices to enhance the efficiency of Transport practising Liasing with operations manager on shipment coordination and routing including tracking of transportation vehicles and cargo.
Active involvement in developing and renewing service contracts with workshops, mechanics, suppliers, etc.
Developing safety procedures and ensuring the proper preparation of all shipping documents.
Engaging and negotiating with third party carriers and haiulage companies when the need arises.
Establishing and implementing strategies to expand services and market coverage.
Undertaking fleet utilisation analysis.
A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent
Minimum of 7-10 years experience in a similar role in managerial capacity.
Relevant qualifications in logistics/supply chain programme(s) is an added advantage.
Good numerical, business literacy and communication skills.