Thursday, 4 June 2015

Transport Operations Coordinator

Vacancy: Transport Operations Coordinator

Minimum 3 years experience in the transport & logistics industry.

As the Transport Operations Coordinator, your duties include:
  • Recommend optimal transportation modes, routing, equipment, or frequency
  • Create policies or procedures for logistics activities.
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports or exports, or customer issues.
  • Participate in carrier management processes, such as selection, qualification, or performance evaluation.
  • Monitor container import or export processes to ensure compliance with regulatory or legal requirements.
  • Ensure carrier compliance with company policies or procedures for product transit or local delivery.
  • Direct distribution center operation to ensure achievement of cost, productivity, accuracy, or timeliness objectives.
  • Negotiate transportation rates or services.
  • Develop risk management programs to ensure continuity of supply in emergency scenarios.
  • Analyze the financial impact of proposed logistics changes, such as routing, shipping modes, product volumes or mixes, or carriers.
  • working with suppliers and customers, planning routes and scheduling delivery times
  • Booking in deliveries and liaising with customers.
  • Allocating and recording resources and movements on the transport planning
  • Ensuring all partners in the logistics 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
  • Directing all transportation activities.
  • Developing transportation relationships.
  • Monitoring transport costs.
  • Negotiating and bargaining transportation prices.
  • Dealing with the effects of congestion.
  • Plan or implement improvements to internal or external logistics systems or processes.
  • managing/coordinating with our team or our supplier’s team of supervisors, administration staff and drivers
  • making sure the operation meets its targets
  • putting together performance reports for directors
  • arranging vehicle maintenance and tax payments
  • organising vehicle replacements parts
  • managing contracts and developing new business.
  • Supervise the logistics officer who will report to you and the GM
  • Minimize downtime and penalties the company may incur at all costs by using all means necessary
Working hours

You would normally work about 45 hours a week, but this may increase during shift-work and weekends to cover 24-hour operations.

Your time would be split between the office, the transport depot and your clients' premises.

Numeration Package & Benefits will be discussed during the interview.

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