South Africa

Fleet Manager :Manline Freight

Company Manline Freight
Reference # MFILLOVO
Published 18/11/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Location Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Core purpose of the role:

To supervise and oversee the co-ordination of operational resources by optimising the utilisation and profitability of the allocated fleet and workforce in accordance with company policies, goals and strategic objectives
Job Functions Logistics,Management,Operations,Payroll
Industries Freight / Shipping / Transport / Import / Export,Logistics
Key deliverables and outputs:

1.Schedule and route the fleet by accessing and interpreting the customer schedule, determining the availability of fleet and drivers compiling and implementing delivery plans, evaluating the effectiveness of delivery plans and ensuring that the briefing and de-briefing of drivers takes place.
2.Manage fleet maintenance and appearance through: implementing service plans, CI checks and controls for vehicle equipment.
3.Ensure that all fleet vehicles are roadworthy and that relevant certificates are displayed.
4.Maintain the fleet database using the relevant systems.
5.Supervise the scheduling and co-ordination of the driver's day to day activities including daily violations, leave and time- off.
6.Manage driver performance through the relevant systems (incl. DriveSmart, DriveCam and fuel consumption) in line with company policies and procedures.
7.Drive employee engagement through implementing effective communication forums (incl. SmartComs, counselling, coaching and mentoring).
8.Manage driver disciplinary and grievance issues in line with company policies and procedures.
9.Plan and co-ordinate driver onsite inductions, annual refresher training, annual medicals and on road training in line with company policies and procedures.
10.Manage customer service by establishing and maintaining viable communication channels with customers and ensuring that contracted service levels with customers are exceeded.
11.Manage risk by ensuring that drivers adhere to operational protocols, policies and procedures (incl. driving hour rules, authorisation of designated stop and sleep areas).
12.Ensure compliance to health, safety, statutory, industry and customer requirements.
13.Adhere to the company's Road Traffic Safety Management System (RTSMS).
14.Ensuring that break downs of fleet are speedily attended to and manage the process for obtaining of damage estimates and carrying out of repairs.
Academic qualifications

•Matric / Grade 12
•Relevant tertiary qualification in transportation/logistics/business management
Drivers license compulsory.
Own vehicle.
Able to work reasonable overtime as per operational requirements.

Work experience

•5-6 years of experience in a transport management environment

•Knowledge of the NBCRFLI Main Agreement.
•Knowledge of the Balanced Scorecard and IDP processes, RTMS system and audits.
•Knowledge of relevant transport legislation.

•Computer literacy (Microsoft Projects, Excel, Word and Outlook)

Personal Attributes
•Concern for working within parameters
•Commitment to behaving correctly and ethically
•Focus on initiating action
•Preference for making contact with others
•Readiness to make and own decision
•Concern for caring for others
•Preference for team working
•Concern for valuing and appreciating others

•Preference for thinking practically
•Enthusiasm for learning, sharing and growing
•Focus on analyzing and solving problems
•Focus on getting things done
•Preference for planning and organizing
•Maintaining energy levels
•Appreciation for challenging others with respect
•Preference for managing others
•Remain resilient with stress and pressure
•Strong inclination for change agility
•Openness to accepting feedback
Job Closing Date 25/11/2021
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