Supervisor - DSV, Polokwane

  • Polokwane
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Logistics
  • Posted by DSV on Monday, January 7, 2019
  • Reference: 21198
  • Apply before Friday, March 8, 2019 - 52 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: DSV

Main Purpose of the Job

  • Manage the dayshift Operations of the branch
  • Provide supervision in delivery, dispatch and Loading of Line hauls
  • Ensure departure times are met
  • Ensure Monthly KPi’s are met ie: Delivery and collections, Query logger, etc
  • Manage offloading of incoming regional and local vehicles

Duties and Responsibilities of the Role

  • Manage and take ownership of the dayshift operational activities and ensure that the company and client are adhering to the contractual standards set out in the SLA agreement.
  • Manage resources and staff and provide them with the necessary tools required to perform their daily activities e.g. vehicles, equipment, knowledge, skills and training
  • Manage activities for 8 Routes
  • Manage the day to day activities for RTR branch
  • Manage and report back on various KPi’s related to the job function.
  • Ensure that all company rules, regulations, policies and procedures are adhered to, to ensure compliance to corporate governance
  • Assess and minimize risk factors in the operation to ensure profitability and customer retention.
  • Continuously address value adds through continuous improvement processes ensuring profitable growth to the client and company
  • Maintain sound supplier relationships within a trustworthy environment to ensure future continuous relationships.
  • Must be able to conduct extensive route evaluations – 1 per month
  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of Evolution/Back office and all associated Radio Room functions

Candidate Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Matric
  • A Diploma in Supply chain management will be an added advantage

Required Computer skills

  • Back office
  • Query Logger
  • Sun Operations
  • Radio Room
  • Web Manifesting
  • Calisto
  • Pathfinder
  • Excel and Word

Job Related Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a Supervisory Role in the Courier industry.
  • Own reliable transport to and from work
  • Able to work overtime when operationally required.
  • Possibility of working night shift during special projects
  • Physically fit
  • Hands on
  • Able to Discipline staff
  • Able to liaise with Customers

Added advantages for this role

  • Previous Supervisory experience in DSV Distribution
  • Able to multi task and prioritize
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to Motivate staff
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About DSV

We want to be a leading global supplier, fulfilling the customer needs for transport and logistics services, targeting extensive growth and being among the most profitable in our industry. This way we are able to set the pace and direction of our own development while being an attractive business partner.


Truly global
We’ll give you 43,000 colleagues in 80 countries all over the world. We’re a global family.

We’ll encourage you to act as if DSV was your own business. Our local branches work very autonomously and decisions are made close to the customer. This is what makes us unique, agile, and strong.

You’ll join a group of highly dedicated people who strive to improve every day. If you like a challenge and a constantly changing environment then join us.

Our DSV academy will give you access to knowledge and training which will allow you to grow and influence the path of your career. We want you to realise your potential and reach your career goals.

We grow together
You’ll be part of a genuinely fast-growing company. We started our journey in 1976, and since then we have expanded our market share immensely. But we have only just begun – the most exciting time to join DSV is now!

Glocal career development
You’ll have access to a massive network of possibilities. We build inspiring careers locally and internationally.

Informal environment
You’ll be part of a dynamic and informal environment, where people speak their minds. This allows us to move fast, stay ahead and face challenges head-on. This is the DSV way.

We’ll empower you to make a difference. We believe that people do great things, when they are given the opportunity and support they need to succeed. We trust in people.

We have a number of different divisions within South Africa with various areas of specialisation : DSV Healthcare, DSV Mounties, DSV Distribution, DSV Contract Logistics, DSV Road, DSV Air & Sea