Posted on: 27 December 2018
ID 551297

Logistics Coordinator

Logistics Coordinator (CR68)Fruit IndustryOur client, a Fruit Export company within the Boland region is looking to employ a Logistics / Transport Coordinator.  The ideal candidate must be a quick thinker, very proactive and possess strong communication skills.  You will be responsible for the following, but not limited to:


·       Coordinate outbound logistics – road freight of stock from farms/coldrooms to customers

·       Transport coordination, loading and off-loading nationally of produce

·       Control transport functionality – be on top of transport situation and updates thereof

·       Be available 24/7 on-call for transport queries and coordination decisions that need to be made

·       Manage third party service providers & their outputs, i.e. Transporters, Brokers, Cold Rooms

·       Manage and interact professionally with internal colleagues & clients, on logistics matters

·       System management:

o   Processing loadouts in NAV

o   Processing of documentation related to loadings

o   Liaising with third parties regarding electronic data / queries

o   Keeping data integrity & reports for traceability

·       Assisting the Logistics Manager in daily logistics activities


·       Qualifications

·       Diploma/Degree

·       Work experience in the logistics of fruit coordination industry with specific reference to the domestic market (in customers

        and the transport arena will strengthen application)

·       Computer skills a necessity especially Microsoft Excel

·       Must have an interest in logistics i.e. operations/documentation/systems

·       Quick thinker, very pro-active in work

·       Dedicated and loyal, be able to follow clear instructions

·       Attention to detail is a pre-requisite

·       Time management and prioritization must be excellent

·       Good communication skills upward and downward – is critical

·       I.e. be able to explain to a truck where cargo need to be picked-up/delivered

·       Need to be able to negotiate coldroom managers to stay open and await cargo to be delivered or loaded long after

        working hours

·       Team player


Negotiable, depending on experience

Fax your CV to: 086 602 2008

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