Transport Controller
Cape Town, Western Cape
Posted 14 January 2020 - Closing Date 24 January 2020

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Job Description

Media 24 has an exciting opportunity for a transport controller. The successful incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that all company vehicles are serviced and maintained in a roadworthy condition and that all mechanical handling equipment is maintained in accordance with company policy. This position will be based in Cape Town.

 Key responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the optimum utilization and maintenance of the vehicle fleet at the respective branches in the most cost effective manner;
  • Check and process all documentation and controls with respect to transport at the branch;
  • Conduct full fleet inspections to identify defects and remedy/arrange for repairs as required;
  • Check trip reports, noting any reported complaints and addressing them;
  • Correct handling of accidents and completion of required documentation as prescribed;
  • Maintain service register and manage schedules so as to arrange cost effective services;
  • Check service provider reports (e.g. maintenance, tyre suppliers etc) for accuracy and identify/report on all departures;
  • Ensure effective control and security of spare keys;
  • Unlock safes for retrieval of cash upon return to branch;
  • Manage running expenses within the allowed budget;
  • Ensure economic fuel consumption of the fleet, ensuring all transactions are entered on the VMS, following up on any discrepancies;
  • Report back to management regarding variances and corrective action taken;
  • Input of km’s on VMS, processing of reports, identifying discrepancies;
  • Utilise VMS for planning and management to allow for the most economical use of the fleet;
  • Handle fines, warnings and acknowledgements of debts;
  • Utilise VMS for checking validity of licenses and PRDP’s as required by law; and
  • Ensuring effective coordination of stock delivery and merchandising.


Skills and competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Planning and organising
  • Adaptability
  • Pressure resilience
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good written communication skills
  • Leadership skills

Key requirements:

  • Matric/Grade 12
  • Relevant post matric qualification an advantage
  • Valid driver’s license Code 10 and PDP.
  • 2-3 years administrative experience with supervisory experience an advantage.
  • Transport and Logistics experience i.e. Fleet Management.
  • Knowledge of the mechanics of vehicles and relevant legislation;
  • Proficient in relevant software packages and applications

Given the employment equity policy of Media24, preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups