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Logistics Manager Jobs: Transportation Planning at Parmalat - South Africa

• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in management of transportation planning; a degree or diploma in Logistics will be an advantage • Experience in transportation of refrigerated products will be an advantage • Customer Service orientated individual • Willingness to work long hours and under pressure • An assertive, disciplined individual with strong communication (written and oral) skills • Computer literacy with working knowledge of integrated transport and route optimisation management systems. • Knowledge of BPCS will be an advantage Duties & Responsibilities • Creation of policies, plans and projects relating to primary and secondary transport systems • Investigate ways to improve current systems or motivate new systems to be implemented to enhance efficiencies within the transportation environment • Regularly meet with service providers of operational systems and ensure that updates, new developments and enhancements ensure the company operates with systems that is best in class • Contact carriers for rates or schedules or utilise standard processes to ensure availability and effective utilisation of outside resources. • Confer with logistics management teams to determine ways to optimize service levels, maintain supply-chain efficiency, or minimize cost. • Apply analytic methods or tools to understand, predict, or control logistics operations or processes. • Remotely monitor the flow of vehicles or inventory • Reorganize shipping schedules to consolidate loads, maximize vehicle usage, or limit the movement of empty vehicles. Click here to apply online Apply Now

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