Logistics Controller

  • Grade 12
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in the Logistics Management or Supply Chain Management
  • Relevant computer software (Advance Microsoft Word, Excel)
  • 5 years experience at Supervisory level within the relevant field
  • o Working knowledge of vehicle tracking

General Fleet Control

  • o Responsible to instruct, oversee and manage the completion of tasks assigned to drivers and assistants (loading, on time deliveries, customer service, etc)
  • o Assist, when necessary, with the updating and implementation of logistic policies and procedures
  • o Induction of new staff members and ensuring all policies and procedures are understood
  • o Train new employees and assigning new employees to competent on the job trainers within the team
  • o Assist in identifying training needs of new as well as existing employees
  • o Assist with the testing of driving candidates during interview processes
  • o Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule drivers and assistants in order to ensure on time deliveries
  • o Allocate trucks to bays according to load sizes and ensure employees load timeously and without damage to stock
  • o Be in constant contact/communication with the fleet and monitor and advise fleet on delays and assist in communication to Customers as to delays, problem solve driver issues/incidents Influencing behaviour of drivers and site supervision
  • o Monitoring and managing vehicle GPS tracking system and generate detailed KPI reports

Fleet Cost Control

  • o Kilometers travelled are monitored on a daily basis according to the fuel issue system
  • o Manpower costs need to be measured by analyzing overtime trends, subsistence allowance payments, employee strength and method of calculation

Incident & Accidents Control

  • o Accident reports are accurate and concise
  • o Accident report keeping system is maintained in such a manner that accident frequency, cost trends, discipline and training needs are recorded