Logistics/Fleet Manager

April 4, 2024
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Job Description

Location: isolo, Lagos

Company:

DGL

Company Description:

A logistics firm that specializes in managing the intricate process of planning, implementing, and controlling the movement of goods and services from the point of origin to the final destination. These companies play a vital role in the global economy by ensuring the efficient flow of products through various transportation modes, including shipping, air freight, sea freight, trucking, and warehousing.

With a focus on optimizing supply chain management, logistics firms handle tasks such as inventory management, transportation, warehousing, and distribution. They leverage technology and strategic planning to streamline operations, reduce costs, and enhance overall efficiency for their clients.

Contract Type:Permanent

Experience Required:5 to 10 years

Education Level:Master

Gender:Any

Number of vacancies: 1

Job Description

Manages logistics operations within the organization while providing expertise in controls and documentation for all types of moves under general autonomy, provides management, leadership, coaching and mentoring to a team of logistics professionals.

Works with Product Service Lines (PSLs) to identify needs and ensure inbound and outbound transportation is arranged to meet operational needs.

Manages the performance of the service providers and looks at data over long periods of time to see trends.

Forecasts trends and issues that may impact the future movement of goods, with detailed knowledge of legal and customs requirements for both local and international trade.

Seamless scheduling of goods for drop-offs and pick-ups

Develops and implements logistics strategies in line with regional initiatives for the company overall goal.

Oversees contract management and execution to include: negotiating, setting price levels and/or approving significant contracts with logistics service providers.

Provides sourcing expertise using logistics technical knowledge, commercial acumen, and laws to negotiate agreements.

Manages complex strategic logistics projects through a combination of leadership and subject-matter expertise.

Manage suppliers delivery performance and maintain suppliers contracts.

Support the Supply Chain Department on the strategic front of the Project Select phase.

Manage administrative standard of MSN fleets and vehicle operating policies, oversee fleet maintenance.

Prepare of annual budgets and periodic reports on operating polices, oversee fleet maintenance.

Requirements/Qualifications

A Degree in any related course
Minimum of 5 years as a logistics manager in the logistics and freight forwarding industry.
Ability to inject industry best practices, including 4PL management in strategies for managing logistics services and contracts.
Efficiently and effectively execute a robust governance role for Logistics management.
Always operate to the highest productivity and competitive standards
Ability to meet deadlines.
Strategic thinker and practical executor.
Tactful and diplomatic when dealing with tense situations.
Experienced in multi-drop transport management.
Good people management skills.
Have excellent standards of numeracy.
Good knowledge of M-s Packages.