South Africa

Fleet controller - Manline Freight

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

The main purpose of the job is to co-ordinate, control, track and communicate with drivers in order to ensure that cargo is delivered in line with company standards and requirements.
Job Functions Logistics,Operations
Industries Freight / Shipping / Transport / Import / Export
Key deliverables and outputs

•Track and monitor routes of vehicles on the company internal tracking programme.
•Ensure that the refuel processes and procedures are completed correctly for the designated vehicle fleet.
•Issue loading numbers/ instructions to drivers and monitor loading and off-loading times.
•Ensure delays are escalated.
•Monitor driver adherence to the sleeping and stopping procedures of the company by issuing stop order numbers and confirming authorised stopping areas.
•Conduct briefing and de-briefing sessions with drivers and ensure all documentation is verified.
•Ensure effective and efficient communication to drivers by issuing special instructions, liaising between drivers and the workshop (services and breakdowns), responding to fleet alarms, handing over to the next shift, and escalating problems to the relevant manager.
•Collect and capture loading, off-loading and trip information in accordance with relevant company policies and procedures.
•Complete incident or accident documentation as and when required.
•Generate relevant reports on daily basis (incl. sleeping report and yard report).
Academic qualifications

•Matric / Grade 12

•Relevant tertiary qualification in transportation/logistics/business management

•Knowledge of the NBCRFLI Main Agreement
•Drivers License

Work experience

•Minimum of two years of experience in an admin position
•Must be able to work shifts
•Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)

•Knowledge of MAX

Personal Attributes

•A concern for translating strategy into action
•Focus on analyzing and solving problems
•Focus on getting things done
•Concern for working within parameters
•Preference for planning and organizing
•Commitment to behaving correctly and ethically
•Focus on initiating action
•Perseverance relationships
•Preference for team working
•Appreciation for showing humble confidence
•Remain resilient with stress and pressure
•Being optimistic
•Strong inclination for change agility

•Readiness to make and own decisions
•Customer centricity and focus
•Maintaining energy levels
•Appreciation for challenging others with respect
•Concern for communicating clearly
•Preference for making contact with others
•Orientation towards growing and nurturing
•Focus on convincing and persuading
•Openness to accepting feedback

Job Closing Date 25/11/2021
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