Our client is looking for a Fleet Manager to plan and coordinate its daily product shipments.
To succeed in this role, you should have thorough knowledge of supply chain management and an understanding of warehouse procedures, including storing goods, dispatching orders and tracking transportation vehicles. You should also be familiar with safety processes and legal regulations.
Ultimately, you will ensure that all shipments are handled quickly, safely and within budget.
Plan and supervise the shipments from production to the end-user
Schedule daily and weekly routes
Track orders using functional systems (e.g. barcodes and tracking software)
Coordinate with Warehouse Workers to ensure proper storage and distribution of products
Monitor and report on transportation costs
Ensure shipping documents are properly filed
Report maintenance and repair needs for transportation vehicles and equipment
Research and suggest cost-effective shipping methods
Conduct regular safety audits on equipment
Organize training sessions for employees (e.g. proper use of machines and handling of hazardous material)
Keep organized records of vehicles, schedules and completed orders
Ensure compliance with company policies and shipping legislation
Stay up-to-date with safety regulations
Proven work experience as a Fleet Manager, Shipping Manager or similar role
Solid knowledge of supply chain management
Experience preparing and tracking orders
Familiarity with logistics software
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to supervise and train staff
BSc in Supply Chain, Logistics or relevant field is a plus