Posted by Alphamated - VERIFIED EMPLOYER VERIFIED20 Mar 9:52 pmIkeja, Lagos
Logistics and distribution officers organise the storage and distribution of goods. In this role you would ensure the right products are delivered to the right location on time and at a good cost. You may be involved in transportation, stock control, warehousing and monitoring the flow of goods.
Understanding the whole supply chain is important so you can coordinate it effectively and liaise with suppliers of raw materials, manufacturers, retailers and consumers.
As a logistics and distribution manager you'll need to:
use IT systems to manage stock levels, delivery times and transport costs;
use associated information systems to coordinate and control the order cycle;
use data from IT systems to evaluate performance and quality and to plan improvements;
allocate and manage staff resources according to changing needs;
liaise and negotiate with customers and suppliers;
develop business by gaining new contracts, analysing logistical problems and producing new solutions;
understand, work with and possibly help to develop e-commerce;
continually try to improve and develop business performance within the constraints of legislation, fuel costs and rising environmental pressures.
You may also be required to:
implement health and safety procedures;
manage staff training issues;
motivate other members of the team;
work on new supply strategies;
plan vehicle routes;
use specialist knowledge, such as mechanical-handling systems, to provide consultancy services. required applicant must be a graduate in any management/administrative or social sciences field. experience would be added advantage. qualified and interested candidate should submit c.v to the email given or reply to the add with your name, address, qualifications.
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