Area Vehicle Manager, Cape Town

Last update 2024-02-25
Expires 2024-03-25
ID #2008540983
Area Vehicle Manager, Cape Town
South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
Modified January 27, 2024


An exciting opportunity is available for a dynamic and detail-oriented Area Vehicle Manager/Zone Controller at our clients company. The role involves overseeing the planning, execution, and optimization of transportation activities within the designated area. The ideal candidate will possess a solid understanding of logistics, exceptional organizational skills, and a proven track record of effective coordination.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Routing and Planning:
Develop and optimize transportation routes to maximize efficiency and reduce costs.
Collaborate with dispatch teams to ensure timely and accurate execution of delivery schedules.
Monitor and adjust route plans based on real-time factors such as traffic, weather, and road closures.
Resource Management:
Coordinate the allocation of vehicles, drivers, and equipment to meet operational demands.
Optimize fleet utilization to minimize downtime and maximize productivity.
Ensure compliance with maintenance schedules and oversee repairs when necessary.
Communication and Coordination:
Act as the central point of contact for communication between the branch, drivers, and customer.
Collaborate with the Branch Manager and other Zone Controllers to share best practices and address operational challenges.
Provide timely updates to clients and internal teams on delivery status and any potential disruptions.
Performance Monitoring:
Address staff performance issues promptly and implement corrective actions as needed.
Manage vehicle checklists and complete accurate diesel consumption and service reports. Constant monitoring of all emails.
Compliance and Safety:
Ensure compliance with transportation regulations, company policies, and safety standards.
Conduct regular safety training sessions for drivers and enforce safety protocols.

Grade 12 / Matric Qualification non-negotiable.
Diploma in Logistics Management or a related field an advantage.
Proven experience in road freight and logistics management, with a minimum of 3 years in a supervisory or coordination role.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
Knowledge of transportation regulations and industry best practices.
Proficient in Microsoft Office

+/- R20 000.00 per month, total cost to company
Medical Aid Subsidy
Provident fund
Death and Disability Cover

Only candidates who meet all the requirements stipulated in this advert, will be considered. If you don’t receive feedback from us within 2 weeks of your application, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Area vehicle manager

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