Logistics Manager - #305767

Hire Resolve

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Bergvliet, Western Cape
Contract type: Full time
Hire Resolve's client is seeking an experienced and highly organized Logistics Manager to join their team in the agriculture industry. The Logistics Manager will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the logistics function, from coordinating the transportation and storage of agricultural products to optimizing and managing the supply chain operations. The successful candidate will possess excellent leadership skills, a strong understanding of agricultural logistics, and the ability to drive efficiencies and cost savings.

  • Develop and implement logistics strategies, policies, and procedures to ensure efficient transportation and storage of agricultural products.
  • Coordinate and manage the end-to-end supply chain operations, including forecasting, inventory management, order processing, shipping, and delivery.
  • Enhance and optimize logistics processes to minimize costs, improve productivity, and ensure timely and accurate delivery of products.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, suppliers, and customers to coordinate transportation schedules, resolve any transportation issues, and ensure seamless logistics operations.
  • Monitor and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of logistics operations and identify any areas for improvement or cost savings.
  • Manage and negotiate contracts with transportation providers, ensuring compliance with all legal and safety regulations.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external stakeholders, such as suppliers, vendors, and third-party logistics providers (3PLs).
  • Oversee the management and maintenance of logistics-related software systems and technologies to ensure accurate tracking and reporting.
  • Lead, mentor, and motivate a team of logistics professionals to achieve departmental goals and objectives.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and developments in agricultural logistics to recommend and implement process improvements and stay competitive in the market.
  • Bachelor's degree in logistics, supply chain management, or a related field.
  • At least 4 years of experience in logistics management, preferably in the agriculture industry.
  • Strong knowledge of agricultural logistics, including transportation, warehousing, supply chain management, and regulatory compliance.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing end-to-end logistics operations, optimizing processes, and delivering cost savings.
  • Excellent leadership and supervisory skills with the ability to hire, train, and develop a high-performing team.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with the capability to anticipate and address potential logistics issues proactively.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficient in logistics software systems and technologies, including warehouse management systems (WMS) and transportation management systems (TMS).
  • Sound knowledge of legal and safety regulations pertaining to transportation and logistics.
  • Valid driver's license and the ability to travel as necessary.
  • Blue Yonder WMS experience

Contact Hire Resolve today for your next career-changing move

  • Our client is offering a highly competitive salary for this role based on experience.
  • Apply for this role today, contact Ashley Feldtmann at Hire Resolve or on LinkedIn
  • You can also visit the Hire Resolve website: hireresolve.us or email us your CV: [email protected]

We will contact you telephonically in 3 days should you be suitable for this vacancy. If you are not suitable, we will put your CV on file and contact you regarding any future vacancies that arise

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