Transportation Manager in Lagos, Nigeria

at Dynamic Logistics

Logistics / Transportation
Logistics and Supply Chain
Minimum Qualification
Professional Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description

Logistics is an increasingly prevalent term in business. It’s about getting the product to the customer in the most efficient, timely and cost effective manner. Transport and logistics managers play a key role in fulfilling manufacturers’ promises to their customers and in meeting those customers’ expectations. They are responsible for managing the execution, direction, and coordination of all transportation matters within the organisation. This includes managing budgets, organising schedules & routes, ensuring that vehicles are safe and meet legal requirements, and making sure that drivers are aware of their duties.


  • Planning routes and load scheduling for multi-drop deliveries.
  • Booking in deliveries and liaising with customers.
  • Allocating and recording resources and movements on the transport planning system.
  • Ensuring all partners in the supply chain are working effectively and efficiently to ensure smooth operations.
  • Communicating effectively with clients and responding to their requirements.
  • Booking sub-contractors and ensuring they deliver within agreed terms.



  • Ability to appraise and use IT packages and electronic communication methods.
  • Tact, diplomacy and calmness, especially when dealing with tired drivers and disgruntled customers.
  • An analytic mind and good numeracy skills.
  • Excellent geographical knowledge.
  • Good people management and coordination skills.
  • Excellent financial acumen.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of the transportation industry.
  • Good intuition to make crucial judgement calls.
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