Logistics And Distribution Manager, Port Elizabeth

Last update 2024-06-17
Expires 2024-07-17
ID #2168430203
Logistics And Distribution Manager, Port Elizabeth
South Africa, Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth,
Modified May 25, 2024


Minimum Skills and Knowledge Required:
- Experience in the Automotive Industry.
- At least 5 - 8 years experience in a Senior Logistics and Distribution Management position.
- Suitable Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
- Proven track record of productivity and cost-saving achievements.

Key Performance Areas:
- Develop and implement strategic plans for logistics operations.
- Analyze logistics trends, market conditions, and customer requirements to identify opportunities for improvement,
- Co-ordinate and manage the transportation and warehousing of goods and materials.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with customers, suppliers, and third-party logistics providers.
- Negotiate contracts, pricing, and terms with suppliers to ensure cost-effective and reliable logistics services.
- Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards related to transportation, safety, and environmental regulations.
- Implement best practices and new technologies to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
- Lead continuous initiatives, contributing to a culture of operational excellence.

Behavioral Dimensions Required:
- Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
- Proven strong leadership and team management skills.
- Proficiency in logistics software and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel advanced Level).
- Knowledge of transportation regulations, inventory management, and supply chain principles.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Strong negotiation skills.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Occupation: Logistics and distribution manager

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