Supervisor, Transport, Road

Supervisor, Transport, Road Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Supervisor, Transport, Road to join our team.


  • Liaise with suppliers on delays at pickup and escalate to Management and CLIENT RTM;
  • Ensure that VFT is updated with all relevant Supplier and CLIENT references on each load;
  • Report any vehicle breakdown or delays and take corrective action;
  • Ensure time of completion of trip times within Trip rate, and should trip time be exceeded report prior day trips times vs plan for rate escalation;
  • Ensure that all loads status are updated within VFT within maximum of 15min from time of actual event;
  • Monitor individual trip movements to be executed as provided in the Fine Loads Screen and is updated and followed up by Transport Controllers;
  • Ensure vehicle checks are completed prior to shift and end of shift;
  • Communicate with Suppliers and Plant on time window delays and visit site if required to resolve delays;
  • Monitor assigned vehicle and Driver on GPS tracking to ensure on time collection and delivery;
  • Monitor updating of PODs by Scanning team and ensure loads are completed;
  • Ensure appropriate Drivers and vehicles are assigned in VFT to the TRIP;
  • Monitor all resources per shift, Transport Controllers, Drivers, Vehicles, tracking units, Mobiles, fuel units;
  • Liaise directly with the Suppliers, Drivers, Customer RTMS to ensure TRIP adherence.


  • Min of 2 years Supervisory experience in inbound logistics (advantageous);
  • Good administration skills;
  • Self-disciplined;
  • Ability to work without supervision;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Overseeing the loading of long distance vehicles;
  • Must have leadership skills able to lead team (atleast 2 years experience);
  • Own reliable transport, code 8 driver license;
  • Ability to work long hours and shift work.