Job Description

Distribution Manager




Expires on

29 July, 2019

Job Detail


Increase Distribution Efficiency
Plan and organise the logistics and distribution to maximise "On Time Full Deliveries"
Allocate work, manpower and fleet resources to optimise efficiency
Monitor and manage distribution operations focusing on:
a) Turnaround time for each trip
b) Lead time
c) Balance of trips between taxis and own vehicles
d) Collection of empties
e) Route to market
f) Optimising routes and loads
g) Optimising dispatching through integrated system

Three Year Distribution Plan
Manage distribution operations based on the 3-year -plan up to 2014. Key plan elements:
- No. of own trucks
- No. of mechanised trucks
- No. of taxis
Human resource allocation: Salesmen and Sales Attendants

Cognition of distribution Management
Positively impact and improve "when and how" customers receive the product. Undertake exercises and actions below based on context and requirements.
- Analysis and reasoning
- Planning and monitoring
- Creation and innovation
- Decision making and judgement
- Problem solving

Management of Procedures Health & Safety
Controlling official documents
Rationalisation of process/procedures to base on time and cost efficiencies.
Ensure vehicles are in good running condition and always clean
Monitor that all employees wear their PPE

People management
Participate in selection of personnel as per approved manpower plan
Manage work allocation (Shifts, Annual Leaves, Overtime applicable) for team members and work issues (including grievances, conflict, disciplinary action etc.).
Manage performance through effective implementation of the PMS processes (Goal setting, mid-year review, annual appraisal and feedback) for own team and provide salary increase recommendations based on individual performance
Ensure development of talent based on organisation and individual needs. Coach, counsel and ensure delivery of required training for team

what you need to know

Degree of Diploma in Transport and Logistics
BSC and MSC/MBA will be a plus
5 years in distribution/logistic/transport

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  • Retail & Distribution
Published Date:

29 June