Job Summary

A firm in the logistics and supply chain industry seeks qualified candidates for the role of transportation manager.

  • Minimum Qualification: HND
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Core Prerequisites:

  • Full understanding of transport operational systems.
  • Able to operate effectively in a high volume service driven transport operation.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Excellent man management skills
  • Must have worked in the transportation and logistics sector before.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of logistical procedures and processes.
  • Strong administrative skills and good understanding of basic accounting.

Job Description:

  • In charge of the day to day operations of the transportation unit.
  • Monitoring and tracking the flow of goods and trucks from one location to another.
  • Prompt loading, dispatch and offloading of goods. 
  • Ensuring efficient running of administration and office procedures
  • Conducting disciplinary and grievance investigations and taking appropriate action.
  • Timely response to all customers complaints and queries in efficient manner.
  • Efficiently managing, monitoring and developing a team of drivers and vehicles.
  • Responsible for all of the dispatching, routing, and tracking of delivery vehicles.
  • Efficient vehicle maintenance.
  • Appraising drivers performance and taking disciplinary actions when required.
  • Regularly liaising with the schedule manager to ensure a smooth running of delivery and loading.
  • Giving drivers a full debrief and safety compliance.
  • Ensuring operational objectives are achieved and cost-cutting measures. 
  • Planning and discussing best routes and delivery schedules.
  • Hiring and training of new drivers.
  • Reinforcing positive driver behavior.
  • Handled scheduling and dispatching of the fleet.
  • Coordinating deliveries and communications with customers.
  • Implementing company's transportation safety initiatives appropriately.
  • Controlling and monitoring order cycle.
  • Continuous process and operational improvement.

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