Transport Planner

A leading logistics company situated in Gauteng is urgently seeking the expertise of an experienced Transport Planner to join their team.

The successful incumbent for this position will be responsible for:

  • Co-ordinate the daily planning of cargo movement in order to ensure that revenue levels and customer service are maximized.
  • To ensure operating costs are minimized through effective resource planning and utilization.
  • Monitor daily volumes in line with forecast.
  • Understand cargo loading and dispatch procedures.
  • Ensure budgets are managed daily and report any discrepancies.
  • Ensure systems are managed and updated.
  • Ability to ensure staff are operating in a safe manner.
  • Understand and maintain the requirements and working procedures of all clients.
  • Ensure servicing of trucks and trailers are scheduled, planned and executed timeously
  • Flexibility to work operational hours, including standby over weekends when necessary
  • Track and trace vehicle on a daily basis.
  • Ability to consolidate loads to ensure higher revenue is earned.
  • Ensure vehicle utilization is optimised
  • Meet customer deadlines and requirements – on time delivery
  • Ensure Roadbook is kept updated or Journals are up to date
  • Prepare and submit weekly revenue revenue schedules for invoicing purposes.
  • Prepare and submit monthly stats for support services pack.
  • To Ensure driver wage is submitted weekly
  • Assist with EC, ISO, and SHERQ audits and requirements
  • Update on a daily basis and submit delivery performance matrix to superior.
  • Ensure POD’s are handed in on time
  • Ensure TMS is updated and all waybills are captured on a daily basis
  • Check that the permanent staff overtime is captured correctly and honestly on TMS
  • Ensure that all POD’s are returned from Sub-contractors and updated on TMS

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Transport/Supply Chain Management
  • Advance computer training
  • Hazardous training for Transportation on dangerous goods
  • Finance for non-financial managers
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • High energy and efficiency levels.
  • Team Player

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your CV to logistics@hireresolve.za.com

Alternatively, you are also welcome to contact Rebecca at 021 180 0855 or connect with her on LinkedIn.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days

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