Transport Manager

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Job Description

Adexen Recruitment Agency - Our client, a multinational transportation Company is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Transport Manager

Location: Lagos, Nigeria


  • Efficiently manage the company’s fleet of trucks and uninterrupted supply to meet customers’ demands at all times through effective management of vendors, drivers and transport stakeholders in and out of the port.
  • Schedule of the company’s fleet to meet clients’ requirements. Trucks required for loading must be positioned at the clients’ warehouse a day prior to loading day.
  • Liaise with clients to inform their exact container requirements.
  • Liaise with warehouse manager daily to program truck arrival, loading, and departure.
  • Monitor drivers and truck locations with a report sent to management every morning.
  • Report any delays or repair needed on trucks immediately they occur to the management.
  • Arrange daily express access into the ports and ensuring the free passage of company trucks from locations to the port.
  • Manage relationships with law enforcement agencies to ascertain traffic situations and arrange free passage of company trucks and vessels.
  • Ensure trucks are adequately fuelled and approved funds for road expenses disbursed to drivers.
  • Ensure adequate arrangements are made for drivers for easy collection of cargo.
  • Ensure a quicker turnaround of the company’s fleet.
  • Manage drivers' concerns and bringing them to the immediate notice of the management.
  • Liaise with the company operations team for transport requirements for each client.
  • Ensure every truck loaded is accompanied by an escort.
  • Monitor the procurement of trucks from our current pool and other potential transporters.
  • Ensure drivers and motor boy are paid on time
  • Communicate details of hired and lay off drivers to the Accounts department immediately its effected.
  • Minimize downtime of the company fleet.
  • Ensure fleet registration, documentation, and updating of drivers’ license


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from a reputable University. MBA will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5-year Transport Management experience in a Logistics company within the maritime industry
  • Knowledge and ability to influence key stakeholders in the transport sector of the Maritime industry.
  • Knowledge of supply chain core processes and logistics business
  • Customer service
  • Good supervisory and people management skills
  • Organizing and planning skills.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: We thank all applicants; however, only those selected will be contacted.

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About Adexen Recruitment Agency
Adexen is a global Human Ressources Company providing business and support services in Europe and Africa. We support companies in all industries in the fields of HR, Legal, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Engineering and Supply chain.We know how important people are to business. We also think that "People are the future of Africa". We understand what is needed to match highly skilled professionals with companies operating in Africa at highest standards.Our consultants are experts in th...
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Job Summary
January 15, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 5years
January 29, 2020
Transportation / Logistics / Supply
Logistics / Transportation
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