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Job Ref:
BEE Position:
Durban, South Africa, Africa
Job type:
Full time

Transport Manager (FMCG)

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About this job

Our client is seeking a experienced candidate who has gained extensive distribution experience in the FMCG/Supply Chain sector. Assume responsibility for the entire distribution fleet. Ideally be able to start at short notice.

Key Result Areas:

  • Preventative vehicle maintenance scheduling in accordance with prescribed maintenance contracts and standard operating procedures.
  • Evaluation of vehicle management system data and the submittal of KPI reports which will include:
    • Fuel Consumptions
    • Kilometre statistics
    • Driver ratings
    • Tyre usage
    • Vehicle abuse
    • Driver and Vehicle Statistics
  • Budget and cost management
  • Vehicle check sheets and routine fleet inspections.
  • Compilation and submittal of Goods in Transit and Vehicle Accident Insurance claims.
  • Manage administration of all Fleet activities.
  • Management of staff, appraisals and bonus processes and general discipline
  • Ensure efficient despatching of vehicles
  • Timely reports of vehicles despatched, broken down, and empty.
  • Loading according to SOP’s and best practise.
  • Efficiency and waste wise, cost effective in operations


Skills Required


  • Transport Diploma and or studying towards one and or Management Diploma


  • 10yrs in distribution sector
  • SAP (advantage)
  • Experience in material handling in the FMCG industry essential
  • Experience in a service environment would be advantageous
  • Must have own transport

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