Fleet Controller

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 2 Years
  • What we do Transport & Logistics
  • Qualifications Grade 12 / MatricPractical experience only

Job Description

Our client is a well-established leader in the freight and logistics industry, operating in the vibrant city of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. With a strong track record and commitment to excellence, they provide efficient and reliable transportation solutions to a diverse range of customers.

Our client is looking for a dynamic and experienced Fleet Controller to join their team. As a Fleet Controller, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of the company’s fleet, optimizing efficiency, and maintaining customer satisfaction.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a leading organization in the industry.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Dispatch vehicles and drivers, coordinating their schedules to meet cargo and customer requirements.
  • Plan and organize the allocation of vehicles and drivers based on workload and operational needs.
  • Track and report on dispatches using email and telephone communication, providing timely updates to relevant stakeholders.
  • Daily planning of shipments and deliveries, ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain regular communication with clients, keeping them informed of delivery progress and any potential delays.
  • Update the system to ensure accurate records of all shipments and deliveries, in compliance with company policies.
  • Monitor and manage vehicle maintenance schedules, ensuring that vehicles are in good working condition.
  • Collaborate with other teams and departments to optimize fleet operations and resolve any operational issues.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation related to fleet activities, including driver logs and vehicle records.
  • Continuously identify opportunities for process improvement and implement best practices to enhance efficiency.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • grade 12 / Matric
  • Proven experience as a Fleet Controller or in a similar role within the freight and logistics industry.
  • Strong knowledge of transportation operations, including dispatching, planning, and tracking.
  • Proficient in using email and telephone communication for dispatch and reporting purposes.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in maintaining records and documentation.
  • Good problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a proactive approach to resolving issues.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, to interact with drivers, clients, and other stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer applications and systems.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and compliance requirements in the transportation industry.

Salary and Benefits:

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary in the range of ZAR120,000 to ZAR180,000 per annum, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Drake International South Africa

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