Transportation Manager
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We are looking for a Transportation Manager to join our Logistics company on an immediate basis for transport planning and management.

You will be responsible to oversee our daily shipments. To be successful in this role, you should have detailed knowledge of warehouse procedures and supply chain management such as tracking vehicles, dispatching orders and storing goods. 

You should have knowledge of legal regulations as well as safety processes. Ultimately, you will manage the movement of all goods and ensure that they are handled safely and are delivered on time.

If you have the required skills and qualifications for this role, we would like to meet you. Kindly send in your application to us right away.


  • Carry out safety audits for equipment and transportation vehicles

  • File the shipping documentations accurately

  • Prepare reports of maintenance and repair required for transportation vehicles and equipment

  • Schedule the daily or weekly routes well in advance

  • Arrange training workshops for employees for handling equipment and machines

  • Maintain and update records of orders dispatched, vehicles and their respective schedules

  • Use tracking software and bar-codes for tracking orders 

  • Make sure the safety regulations are followed

  • Collaborate with warehouse workers to make sure goods are well stored

  • Make sure company’s policies and shipping legislation are followed

  • Maintain and manage a daily log of all the operations happening in the warehouse


  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or other similar fields

  • Excellent supervision and leadership skills

  • 2 - 3 years experience of working as a Transportation Manager, Shipping Manager or similar role

  • Great knowledge of logistics software, freightview and 3PLink

  • Extraordinary organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Time management and problem solving attitude is required

  • Outstanding knowledge of supply chain management

  • Exceptional knowledge of inventory management

  • Good communication skills. Candidate should be able to speak in multiple languages

  • Should be willing to work in night shifts and on holidays, if required

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