Transportation Manager
Potential Staffing Limited
Nairobi, Kenya
1d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Transportation Manager

Potential Staffing Limited

Supply Chain & Procurement

Potential Staffing Limited

Supply Chain & Procurement

Nairobi Full TimeShipping & Logistics KSh Confidential 1m

Job Summary

We are looking for a Transportation Manager to plan and coordinate our daily product shipments.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Management level
  • Experience Length : 5 years
  • Job Description

    To succeed in this role, you should have thorough knowledge ofsupply chain management and an understanding of warehouse procedures, includingstoring goods, dispatching orders and tracking transportation vehicles.

    Youshould also be familiar with safety processes and legal regulations.

    Ultimately, you will ensure that all shipments are handledquickly, safely and within budget.

    Responsibilities

  • Plan and supervise the shipments from production to the end-user
  • Schedule daily and weekly routes
  • Track orders using functional systems (e.g. barcodes andtracking software)
  • Coordinate with Warehouse Workers to ensure properstorage and distribution of products
  • Monitor and report on transportation costs
  • Ensure shipping documents are properly filed
  • Report maintenance and repair needs for transportation vehiclesand equipment
  • Research and suggest cost-effective shipping methods
  • Conduct regular safety audits on equipment
  • Organize training sessions for employees (e.g. proper use ofmachines and handling of hazardous material)
  • Keep organized records of vehicles, schedules and completedorders
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and shipping legislation
  • Stay up-to-date with safety regulations
  • Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Transportation Manager, Shipping Manager or similar role
  • Solid knowledge of supply chain management
  • Experience preparing and tracking orders
  • Familiarity with logistics software
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to supervise and train staff
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • High school diploma
  • BSc in Supply Chain, Logistics or relevant field is a plus
  • Qualified candidates are required tosend their updated CV

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