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Logistics & Routing Manager

  • Advertised by Corporate Staffing Services
  • Published under Opportunities

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Kshs 150 -200K


Our Client is an e-commerce company with over 100 agents (Shopkeepers) across the outskirts of Nairobi. These agents are responsible for taking orders and making payments for any catalogue item that the customer wishes to purchase. The goods are then delivered to the customer within the shortest time possible through the agent. The goods range from food stuff, personal hygiene products, household items, renewable energy systems, automotive etc.


Logistics & Routing Manager Job Responsibilities

  • Recommend optimal transportation modes, routing, equipment, or frequency
  • Establish or monitor specific supply chain-based performance measurement systems
  • Create policies or procedures for logistics activities
  • Maintain metrics, reports, process documentation, customer service logs, or training or safety records
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports or exports, or customer issues
  • Collaborate with other departments to integrate logistics with business systems or processes, such as customer sales, order management, accounting
  • Supervise the work of logistics specialists, planners, or schedulers
  • Direct inbound or outbound logistics operations, such as transportation or warehouse activities, safety performance, or logistics quality management
  • Direct or coordinate comprehensive logistical or reverse logistical functions for product life cycles, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, recycling, reuse, or final disposal of resources
  • Negotiate with suppliers or customers to improve supply chain efficiency or sustainability
  • Direct distribution center operation to ensure achievement of cost, productivity, accuracy, or timeliness objectives
  • Negotiate transportation rates or services
  • Analyze the financial impact of proposed logistics changes, such as routing, shipping modes, product volumes or mixes, or carriers
  • Recommend optimal transportation modes, routing, equipment, or frequency
  • Monitor product import processes to ensure compliance with regulatory or legal requirements
  • Participate in carrier management processes, such as selection, qualification, or performance evaluation
  • Develop risk management programs to ensure continuity of supply in emergency scenarios
  • Plan or implement improvements to internal or external logistics systems or processes
  • Organizes and schedules all necessary resources required to accomplish activities
  • Conducts Root Cause Investigations for all injuries and incidents, ensuring consistent discipline and retraining
  • Documents problem fixes and provides instructions to dispatch/service should problems recur


Qualifications for Logistics & Routing Manager Job


  • Degree in logistics or related field
  • At least 5 years experience in similar role
  • Able to operate effectively in a high volume service driven transport operation
  • Possessing a good understanding of all relevant legal compliance and fleet controls
  • Experience of Budgets and Financial controls
  • Full understanding of transport operational systems
  • Able to multiple relationships at different levels
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Problem solving, customer service and prioritizing skills
  • Aggressive
  • Ability to work well under pressure

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Logistics & Routing Manager 150 – 200K) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 8th May, 2015


Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV


N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing


Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.


The Recruiting Manager

Corporate staffing Services

Nabui House, 3rd floor, Westlands. (Next to Unga House)

  • Deadline: Friday, 08 May 2015
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