Logistics Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Firefox Trucking Limited

Logistics Officer
Full Time
Lusaka, Zambia
Closes: April 30, 2023
Firefox Trucking Limited
Perfection of wheels
Firefox Tracking & Equipment Limited is a privately owned logistics company based in Lusaka Zambia. Firefox has been successful in providing transportation all over Southern Africa. The business continues to grow from strength to strength, focusing on the provision of transporting machinery, goods, and services across Southern Africa.
Firefox is currently hiring a logistics officer that will;
oversee all vehicles, drivers, and associated assets, including their performance overall, operations, conditions, and adherence to all internal and external policies. He/she will make sure that drivers and vehicles are used to their maximum ability in a safe and economical way.
In addition, the Logistics Officer is in charge of organizing, administering, and overseeing the fleet vehicle procurement, assignment, utilization, maintenance, and repair programs.
Registration and licensing of Mobility Fund Vehicles
Analyzing data to increase business operational efficiency
Complying with the Roads & Traffic Safety Agency (RTSA) regulations
Utilize GPS systems to monitor drivers; track fuel usage and track vehicle location at all times
Maintaining detailed records of vehicle servicing and inspection
Maintain absolute customer focus, keep the customer fully informed on progress, and effectively manage their expectations through accurate tracking reports and constant liaison which is relevant, reliable, reactive, and convenient.
Deal with customer complaints rapidly and professionally in liaison with the Key Account Holder / Business Development.
Accurate Journey Management financial control and planning ensuring timely cash flow to drivers and all associated service providers.
Accurate fuel allocation and accounting in accordance with Company Procedures.
Ensure drivers are correctly briefed, managed, and lead throughout the journey and all security and risks are assessed.
Ensure you do all that is reasonably practicable to avoid, remove or mitigate unacceptable risk.
Ensure clear and concise vehicle fault reporting, and ensure immediate and thorough accident/incident investigations are carried out.
Trip monitoring and vehicle tracking must be done meticulously and regularly to prevent avoidable delays, keep drivers updated on their progress, and ensure that the journey management plan is being followed.
Verify that every trip complies with the law, that all documentation requirements are completed, and that the documentation needed for billing is processed properly.
Providing general support to the operations manager, encouraging best practices among the operations team and finding loads for the fleet with the help of key account managers.
Ensure you establish reliable contacts for clearance, government, and clients

A Diploma or Degree in any relevant discipline or equivalent vocational experience in Transport / Logistics service support Project Management (Desirable)
Business Management (Desirable)
Safety Management (Desirable)
Leadership skills to motivate and inspire team members
Clear communication skills ensure clear and candid information
Strong management skills ensuring efficient use of resources
Computer Literacy to effectively operate and manipulate online management systems
Faultless administration skills ensuring accurate and efficient procedures
Problem-solving skills to ensure obstacles to progress is overcome

NOTE: Only qualified candidates will be contacted
To apply for this job email your details to felistas@firefoxtracking.com

To apply for this job email your details to felistas@firefoxtracking.com

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