In conjunction with other Teams oversee the systems for scheduling the
receipt of inventory from vendors at the company logistics facilities and stores. Ensure
that inventory availability targets are met whilst optimizing the utilization of
Control inbound import shipments from origin including arrangements for
vessel off-loading, brokerage (including customs clearance) and onward
delivery (drayage) to the company logistics facilities.
Ensure the timely availability of appropriate transport at the copmany logistics
facilities for collection of outbound goods. Continuously monitor vendor
performance against KPI’s.
Oversee transportation delivery performance to stores including costs,
timeliness and service levels
Manage the process for delivery of EComm sales to customers. Evaluate
providers, negotiate contracts and monitor performance to optimise service
and minimise costs.
Actively seek opportunities for cost-reduction / service improvement by
working in conjunction with transportation vendors on areas including
routing & scheduling, load consolidation, back-haul, vehicle selection &
availability, driver performance etc.
Oversee transportation operations and provide routine reports of operating
costs and service levels.
Review all transportation contracts and report on vendor performance
against contractual obligations.
Control the process for routine transportation vendor review and contract
renewal including RFP process, vendor consolidation and the development of
a standard operating contract
Assume responsibility for all Health, Safety & Environmental issues relating
to the transportation operations. Actively seek opportunities to reduce the
environmental footprint of the transport operations