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Transport/Logistics Manager - Dar es Salaam,

- March 16, 2018


Deadline: 28 Mar 2018.
Date posted: 14 Mar 2018.
Location:Dar es Salaam.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the company transportation/logistics department. This will involve Hiring, training, and supervising employees within the department and manages scheduling of logistics.

• Schedule daily and weekly routes
• Track orders using functional systems
• Monitor and report on transportation costs
• Ensure transportation/logistics documents are properly filed
• Report maintenance and repair needs for transportation vehicles and equipment
• Keep organized records of vehicles, schedules and completed orders
• Ensure compliance with company policies
• Stay up-to-date with safety regulations
• Oversee transportation/logistics department, including its assets and employees
• Manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management
• Ensure customer goods move from the warehouse
• Supervise freight forwarding, global warehousing, transportation, reverse logistics, surface transportation and supply chain solutions
• Establish quality transportation services
• Develop partnerships with outside carriers in logistics
• Plan and implement budgets
• Utilize services of less-than-truckload carriers to handle fulfillment logistics
• Supervise scheduling of logistics
• Review financial reports
• Manage performance departmental employees with emphasis on productivity, efficiency, and service delivery
• Lead all distribution and transportation planning and strategic activities
• Recruit, interview, select, train, motivate, coach, and mentor drivers
• Assist in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement opportunities and customer satisfaction opportunities

• Bachelor' Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics or relevant field
• Proven 5+ work experience as a Transportation/Logistics Manager or similar role
• Solid knowledge of supply chain management
• Experience preparing and tracking orders
• Familiarity with any logistics software will be added advantage
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to supervise and train staff
• Problem-solving abilities


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