Transportation Manager is responsible for managing the execution, direction, and coordination of all transportation matters within the organisation and responsible for managing the efficient running of a company’s fleet of vehicles. Fleet management includes commercial motor vehicles such as cars, vans and trucks.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Efficiently manage transport service providers including, but not limited to, cost effectiveness, control of expenditure, service excellence and purchase order management using SAP.
Oversees cost control and KPI performance, actively seeking to improve efficiency, reduce operating costs.
Take the lead role in Project Planning, Project Costing, Project Budget and Project Contract Management.
Obtain and maintain truck licensing and registrations.
Dealing with the effects of congestion.
Monitor spending to ensure that expenses are consistent with approved budgets.
Analyse expenditures and other financial information in order to develop plans, policies, and budgets for increasing profits and improving services.
Recommend or authorize capital expenditures for acquisition of new equipment or property in order to increase efficiency and services of operations department.
Ensuring company compliance of all transport policies, legislation and procedures.
Making sure that all transport fleet vehicles are properly maintained and serviced.
Organizing vehicle checks.
Identifying operational issues, potential problems and opportunities.
Resolving and managing queries and complaints courteously and efficiently.
Appraising staff performance and also taking disciplinary measures when required.
Ensuring all site and customer objectives are achieved.
Responsible for all accidents investigations.
Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor in Supply Chain or Material