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Senior Logistics Controller

Reference PE002074/RB
Location Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth
Salary Interval Monthly
Package None-negotiable
Description Our client is currently looking to employ a Senior Logistics Controller to their team based in Port Elizabeth.

A wonderful career opportunity awaits you.

  • Computer Literate (Word / Excel (intermediate level) / Outlook).
  • Business/Logistics/Export degree or similar would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Iroot for allocating pallets, bookings, day to day processing and reports is advantageous.
  • Relevant experience in the fruit export industry; 3+ years.
  • Intermediate numerical abilities (calculations and numerical reasoning, reconciliations).
  • Accuracy, Quality, and Productivity.
  • Planning and Organising.
  • Problem Solving, Decision Making, Critical thinking.
  • Action orientated.
  • Teamwork.
  • Adaptability and Flexibility.
  • Working under pressure and extra hours.
  • Communication Skills (written and oral).

Responsibilities and expectations but not limited to:
  • Management of vessel space allocations for all markets - ensuring there is enough space allocated per vessel.
  • Management of booking creation and follow up for all markets.
  • Best shipping option analyses for most reliable and cost-effective option for all market.
Customer Satisfaction:
  • ETA Planning.
  • Framework management and follow up of order progress.
  • Program and customer fulfilment.
Managing stock:
  • Manage stock by balancing, checking, and allocating stock.
  • Ensure that stock which is not suitable for export is flagged and alternatives made within logistics team.
  • Load and protocol management.
  • PO and program management.
  • Stock timing - when pallets need to be packed to make desired vessel.
  • Record movement of rejected stock.
  • Ensuring PL are validated and sent on time.
  • Overall stock management - All Markets.
Daily checks:
  • Overall view of all stock for all markets.
  • Stock age - Unallocated and allocated.
  • Stock in transit.
  • Vessel drifting.
  • POD DELAYS tracking and management with Commercial.
  • Transhipment tracking, updates and solutions identified.
  • Key Customer fulfilment tracking.
  • COD management.
  • Vessel Allocation report review - Cancel or request vessel space as per week requirement.
  • Documentation adherence.
Weekly/Daily Reporting:
  • Cold store capacity planning.
  • Transport capacity planning.
  • Weekly KPI report.
  • Commercial reporting.
  • Managing and identifying improvements within the system.
  • System accuracy management.
  • Report accuracy management.
  • Approval and querying invoices - Freight/Forwarder/Special market.
  • Rolling plan and next day loads management.
  • Support to other departments in logistical queries.
  • KPI management and updates - With risk analysis.
  • Budget Reporting and updates - With risk identification.
  • Monthly Freight rate compiling and reporting.
  • Management of temporary staff.
Please note should you not receive a response within two weeks of applying you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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