Logistics Coordinator


Our client is a prominent player in the fruit export industry, and they are seeking to appoint a Logistics Coordinator to join their team. The ideal candidate will be a goal-driven go-getter with a strong work ethic and a passion for service delivery. This position is based in Strand and will report to the Managing Director.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • All aspects of the logistics value chain (from product release for exporting to product receipt with client)
  • Oversee cost components within the process
  • Responsible for service providers (i.e. transporters, clearing agents, shipping lines, etc.)
  • Continuously ensure that the value chain of the clients are optimized
  • Ensure regular communication and updates to clients
  • Ensure that all internal systems of the company are kept updated in order to maintain control and monitoring of the exports process

Minimum requirements:

  • B. Comm Degree / Relevant qualification preferred, but not essential
  • 3 – 4 years’ experience in a logistics role within the Fruit exports industry (preferably within Operations)
  • Strong communication and client service skills
  • Able to build good relationships with clients and service providers
  • Must be driven and able to influence
  • Strong accuracy and computer skills
  • Strong work etiquette and dedication
  • Own vehicle preferred
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in both English and Afrikaans
  • Must live in or near Helderberg area

Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (MS Word format), inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.