Dispatch Controller
Formal schooling/ degree: Matric (preferably with mathematics) Diploma in or related to Logistics management Supervisory or related course Experience: 3 years in a similar or related role in a manufacturing environment Highly Computer literate – Specifically Excel as well as Word, MS Office & Outlook, SYSPRO experience advantageous Financial acumen Responsibilities Planning deliveries including driver allocation and routes to ensure efficient utilisation of company resources Devise ways to improve operational performance and report to Top management Implement systems to monitor driver efficiency Monitoring and controlling costs factors influencing operational effectiveness Developing and analysing methods to drive down labour costs of drivers Set and monitor productivity, service and safety targets for each driver and route Establish and control truck daily revenue goals – explain variances Communicating effectively with stores, sales and other relevant parties regarding factors impacting deliveries and customer service Drawing up trip sheets Enforcing discipline within dispatch department Managing performance of staff in dispatch Identifying training needs within department Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety within the department Loading vehicles and containers Controlling, monitoring and updating tracker Ensuring stock requirements for branches are met Servicing branches, attending to phone calls and emails from branches Implementing stock control systems, monitoring and controlling stock transferred to branches Manage local and branches fleets including repairs and maintenance of vehicles. Develop systems and implement software to monitor and improve cost effectiveness Perform any other work-related duties of a similar nature that may be assigned to you from time-to-time
Bedfordview
4d ago
source : Job Placements

Formal schooling / degree :

  • Matric (preferably with mathematics)
  • Diploma in or related to Logistics management
  • Supervisory or related course
  • Experience :

  • 3 years in a similar or related role in a manufacturing environment
  • Highly Computer literate â Specifically Excel as well as Word, MS Office & Outlook,
  • SYSPRO experience advantageous
  • Financial acumen
  • Responsibilities

  • Planning deliveries including driver allocation and routes to ensure efficient utilisation of company resources
  • Devise ways to improve operational performance and report to Top management
  • Implement systems to monitor driver efficiency
  • Monitoring and controlling costs factors influencing operational effectiveness
  • Developing and analysing methods to drive down labour costs of drivers
  • Set and monitor productivity, service and safety targets for each driver and route
  • Establish and control truck daily revenue goals â explain variances
  • Communicating effectively with stores, sales and other relevant parties regarding factors impacting deliveries and customer service
  • Drawing up trip sheets
  • Enforcing discipline within dispatch department
  • Managing performance of staff in dispatch
  • Identifying training needs within department
  • Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety within the department
  • Loading vehicles and containers
  • Controlling, monitoring and updating tracker
  • Ensuring stock requirements for branches are met
  • Servicing branches, attending to phone calls and emails from branches
  • Implementing stock control systems, monitoring and controlling stock transferred to branches
  • Manage local and branches fleets including repairs and maintenance of vehicles.
  • Develop systems and implement software to monitor and improve cost effectiveness
  • Perform any other work-related duties of a similar nature that may be assigned to you from time-to-time
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