Transport Supervisor - Coega - PE


Adcorp Shared Services


02 Sep 2019

Reference Number



Market Related basic salary



The purpose of the position is to ensure 100% safe dispatches from the DC and to ensure that all deliveries are accurately dispatched. This position is not only about dispatching, it includes the activities like debriefing.

Check the presentation of the driver on arrival to the DC.
Ensure that the driver thoroughly completes the pre-trip truck inspection.
Record that the fridges are running at the correct temperatures on the trip log.
Conduct an alcohol test on the driver and enter details on the vehicle check sheet. Get the vehicle check sheet back from the driver.
Check for any defaults and sign the vehicle check sheet to indicate that the vehicle is safe to dispatch.
Issue driver with tag, probe and driver bag which includes a fuel card, cell phone, calibrated thermometer, latest shelf life matrix, mop caps, off loading procedures, GDPS, accident reports and rain covers.
Issue driver with the correct documentation making sure that the driver has the correct invoices, load diagram and trip log. Make sure that the driver has working and clean delivery equipment.
Ensure that the driver and VA are dressed in the correct uniform. Check that the pallet label corresponds to trolley diagram.

Brief drivers on the following:

Product security. Route information and changes. Speeding. Safety. Performance..

Implement driver training plans.
Schedule and implement plans to improve driver performance, driver adherence to company quality standards, safety on the road, and continued medical suitability for employment.
Issue uniforms and protective clothing. Repairs according to company procedures.
Ensure that automatic repairs are affected and authorized according to procedures. Ensure that non routing repairs are affected and authorized according to procedures. Ensure accurate completion of breakdown, accident and incident reports.
Achieve 100% on time safe dispatch from the DC. Ensure 100% compliance with dispatch procedures. Implement corrective actions if standards are not achieved. Ensure 100% compliance with DQSP standards.
Verification of cleaning procedures resulting in clean vehicles.
Ensure that debriefer has completed all debrief and vehicle check sheets. Ensure 100% control of equipment returns.
Communicate with CSR regarding late deliveries.
Ensure accurate recording of transport working hours and non working hours. Ensure accurate recording and reconciliation of fuel, oil and toll expenses.

2 to 3 year experience in a relevant postion

Experience in Transportation - Storage/Distribution Manager
Matric/ Grade 12

Educational Requirements

Qualification in Transport. Computer literacy (MS Word & Excel).

Contract Type:

Permanent, Permanent/Contract




Port Elizabeth
Eastern Cape
South Africa