Transport Supervisor at Gilani’s Distributors Ltd

Gilani's Distributors Ltd

Full Time
Kisumu
Posted 5 months ago

Transport Supervisor

Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: Diploma
Experience: 2 years
Location: Kisumu
Job Field: Logistics

Role Purpose:

The Transport Supervisor will oversee day-to-day transportation operations, supervising drivers, mechanics, and marshals. The role involves ensuring compliance with regulations, maintaining efficient logistics processes, and coordinating transportation activities to uphold high levels of safety and customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and coordinate transportation activities, including driver scheduling, route planning, and load management.
  • Monitor the performance of drivers, mechanics, and marshals, ensuring adherence to schedules, compliance with regulations, and safety measures.
  • Ensure compliance with transportation laws, regulations, and company policies, including vehicle maintenance and driver certifications.
  • Conduct regular inspections of vehicles to ensure roadworthiness, cleanliness, and adherence to safety standards.
  • Coordinate with the lead schedule planner to ensure accurate and timely execution of transportation schedules.
  • Manage driver assignments and ensure efficient allocation of resources to meet transportation requirements.
  • Resolve issues or conflicts related to transportation operations, such as delays, route deviations, or customer complaints.
  • Monitor and maintain accurate records of driver, mechanics, and marshals’ activities, including hours of service, mileage, fuel consumption, and incident reports.
  • Implement and enforce safety protocols, including driver, mechanics, and marshals training, vehicle inspections, and accident/incident prevention measures.
  • Collaborate with the Transport Manager to identify areas for process improvement, cost optimization, and enhanced customer service.

Requirements:

  • Diploma in logistics or a related field (preferred). A degree will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in transportation supervision, logistics coordination, or a similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of transportation regulations, safety standards, and industry best practices.
  • Excellent leadership and supervisory skills to manage and motivate a team of drivers and transportation staff.
  • Proficiency in using transportation management systems, GPS tracking, and fleet management software.
  • Good problem-solving skills to address issues related to driver scheduling, route deviations, or customer complaints.
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain accurate records and documentation.
  • Knowledge of vehicle maintenance and inspection procedures.
  • Ability to enforce safety protocols and ensure compliance with transportation laws and regulations.

Method of Application:

Send your applications to careers@gilanisdistributors.com before 17th December 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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