Dispatch Supervisor – Montague Gardens, Cape Town

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Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities:

Maintain workflow by motivating drivers and vehicle loading assistants to work fast and correctly
Check that drivers and vehicle loading assistants are at work and report absentees timeously to Logistics manager
Ensure that drivers and vehicle loading assistants plus you are wearing clean undamaged protective clothing as per company policy
Assist the Logistics Manager in planning the daily dispatch routes and loading activities
Source completed invoices from invoicing personnel
Ensure that all routes are documented on the trip sheet allocated to the delivery route
Ensure that all individual orders are marked off on the correct invoice copy when loading
Ensure that drivers and vehicle loading assistants adhere to your instructions and perform their duties as per their job descriptions
Coordinate and control loading of final orders
Ensure products is checked for deviations from quality standards such as labels, lot or batch numbers and packaging before loading
Ensure all products are correctly weighed before loading
Ensure good housekeeping practices in the dispatch area
Implement and maintain measures to reduce wastage of and damage to stock being loaded
Ensure that temperature controls for the dispatch area and all products to be loaded are adhered to
Train new personnel in loading actions