Exports / Logistics Administrator


Export / Logistics Administrator

Location: Observatory, Cape Town
Salary: Market Related

About the Role:
Opportunity available for a Logistics Administrator to join a successful and established company with the global fruit export industry.

Relevant Tertiary Qualification advantageous
3+ years’ experience within Logistics or Export Administration
MS Office
Fluent in French advantageous not essential

Liaise with Accounts, Procurement / Logistics & Sales department
Provide regular reporting and assist Sales Manager/Director as required
Assisting the logistics agent
Liaising with shipping lines / freight forwarder and shipping line with regards to loadings, bookings and relevant documents
Ensuring on-time receipt of export documentation
Communication, rate negotiations, invoice checking and approval with shipping lines, freight forwarders (national and cross trade), PPECB, department of agriculture, transporters.
Container loading schedule and monitoring from booking to reception at port of delivery
Reporting and statistics (shipment report, export report, shipment statistic, export statistics)
Assisting the procurement agent
Check availability and packing programs of fruit at farms and cooperatives
Maintain good relationships with suppliers / farmers
Negotiate prices and payments under the guidance of the Director / GM
Oversee physical transfer of goods and logistics arrangements for stock movements / Oversee loadings at depots
Keeping / coordinating request from sales and communicating on availability / time frame to load requested orders