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Overland Transport Planner

Position          Overland Transport Planner

Reporting to  Manager Operations

To execute all operations activities in order to achieve objectives

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Responsible and accountable for timely placement of vehicles to the customers according to projection.
  • Responsible and accountable for the allocation of vehicles and manpower to dispatch cargo
  • Responsible and accountable for optimal utilization of trucks
  • Responsible and accountable for ensuring that all vehicles are monitored in roam works system from departure to arrival
  • Responsible and accountable to maximize customer satisfaction and minimize cost.
  • Responsible and accountable for analyzing and implementing improvements to existing processes, procedures, and issues impacting the customers and carriers
  • Responsible for coordinating with workshop for vehicle related issues and ensuring resolution
  • Responsible for trouble shooting
  • Responsible for handling emergency situations as per emergency operations SLA / protocol.
  • Responsible for managing the performance of drivers and staff during the shift
  • Responsible for timeously submitting all the requisite reports to superiors
  • Responsible for doing any other related logistics functions as requested or required

Key Performance Indicator’s

  • Accuracy of reports
  • Submitting reports as per the agreed deadlines
  • 100% allocation of trucks and manpower as per projection.
  • Number of delays in taking action on customer complaints

Competencies

  • Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
  • Ability to inspect equipment, vehicles, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • Ability to estimate sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.
  • General knowledge of export/import procedures and documentation
  • Proficient in MS Office

Education      Graduate or Diploma in Operations/Supply chain management/Logistics management

Experience     5-7 years of relevant experience

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