Website Zeminwe Recruitment

Our client in the fruit exports industry is looking for a Logistics professional to join their team.

Only candidates with experience in the Fruit Export Industry will be considered for this position.

Candidate should be able to work independently and able to make best cost affective decisions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate the logistics department from buying to delivery
  • Manage and allocate dispatches according to supply and demand program
  • Handle and follow up Export documentation
  • Arrange logistics procedures
  • Generate marketing volume reports
  • Summarise and communicate weekly plan to relevant parties
  • Check and approve invoices
  • Negotiating and maintaining relationships with Shipping Lines
  • Negotiate daily with forwarding agents
  • Negotiate daily with cold rooms
  • Vessel planning & stock management
  • Export Documentation (Addendums/Packing Lists)
  • Weekly/Seasonal Reporting
  • Pack house activities (Labelling)
  • System Expert/ Knowledge of packed volumes
  • Booking instruction to Shipping lines
  • Booking reference
  • Steri Market Arrangements and protocols (Special Markets)
  • Stocks allocation
  • Daily stack dates
  • Liaise with packing facilities
  • Packing lists to clients
  • Communicate changes of ETA’s to clients
  • Update sailing schedule / shipments on a weekly basis
  • Ad-hoc queries
  • Handle all logistical queries from suppliers and clients

Minimum Requirements:

  • Matric with relevant tertiary education
  • 5 years’ experience in the Fruit Export environment
  • System knowledge and experience of logistic export systems
  • Strong Computer Skills (Excel advanced; MS office)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Own transport

Starting date: As soon as possible

Salary: Market related

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