Transport Operations Manager – KZN North Coast

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Job Details

  • B Com Transport / Logistics Management / Similar Qualification
  • Min 3 years’ experience in Operations at Management level within a similar environment
  • Oversees / manages the daily dispatching of the fleet according to the planned schedules
  • Assumes overall responsibility for the performance of operations management, staff and drivers as it relates to meeting the day to day operational requirements of the company
  • Checks if all loads have left on time, ensuring the Shift Managers inform the stores of delays
  • Ensures the communication channels with stores remain open and that all store complaints / requests are dealt with
  • Conducts regular performance standard checks in all operational (task) areas e.g. diesel, backhaul / fresh produce collections, night drop key control, monitoring functions etc.
  • The recording of staff attendance and absenteeism
  • Initiates / chairs disciplinary action if and when required
  • Ensures all security measures and work rules are adhered to by operations staff and drivers
  • Compiles month-end KPI reports
  • Checks the staff / driver overtime received from Payroll Clerk weekly
  • Manages the outsource expense and the recruiting of outsource employees
  • Liaises with HR on all staff matters
  • Checking staff overtime making sure they stay in line and within the budget
  • Compiles weekly / monthly performance reports, e.g. driver utilization, “on-time” departures / “on-time” arrivals at stores etc.
  • Any other operational tasks that influence the efficiency of the transport operation

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