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Logistic Manager - TradeDepot OND / NCE Job

2023-08-24 10:00   Transportation / Logistics   Lagos   165 views
Job Details

Location: Lagos

Job Aim

As a Logistic Manager at TradeDepot, you will play a crucial role in managing the end-to-end logistics and fleet operations, ensuring the efficient movement of goods from DC to our network of SME retailers. Your primary focus will be on vehicle sourcing, fleet optimization, and overall transportation management to meet the growing demands of our business.


Vehicle Sourcing: Collaborate with suppliers, dealerships, and leasing companies to identify, evaluate, and negotiate vehicle procurement agreements that align with the company's budget and operational needs.

Fleet Optimization: Develop strategies to optimize the fleet size, distribution routes, and vehicle utilization to achieve cost-efficiency and timely deliveries.

Transportation Management: Oversee the day-to-day transportation operations, including route planning, scheduling, and monitoring, to ensure timely and accurate deliveries to retailers.

Vendor Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with third-party logistics providers, carriers, and vehicle suppliers to ensure reliable and high-quality services.

Maintenance and Repairs: Coordinate maintenance and repair schedules for the fleet to minimize downtime and ensure vehicles are in excellent condition for operations.

Compliance and Safety: Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, including licensing, permits, insurance, and safety standards, and implement safety protocols to protect drivers, vehicles, and cargo.

Cost Management: Monitor and manage transportation and fleet-related expenses, analyze cost data, and identify opportunities for cost-saving initiatives.

Data Analysis: Utilize data and analytics to track performance metrics, identify trends, and make informed decisions to optimize the fleet and logistics operations.

Team Leadership: Lead and manage a team of drivers, mechanics, and logistics staff, providing training, coaching, and performance evaluations.

Continuous Improvement: Identify areas for process improvement within the logistics and fleet management functions and implement best practices to enhance operational efficiency.


Bachelor's Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.

A Masters Degree is an added advantage.

Proven experience as a Head of Logistics Operations or a senior leadership role in FMCG retail distribution.

Strong knowledge of supply chain principles, logistics best practices, and distribution networks in the FMCG sector.

Demonstrated ability to optimize logistics processes, reduce costs, and improve overall operational efficiency.

Strong negotiation abilities to secure favorable terms with vendors, carriers, and other partners.

Capacity to identify and address logistics challenges, such as delays, disruptions, and bottlenecks, with creative and practical solutions.

Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Proficiency in logistics management software, advanced analytics, and Google workspace tools.

Detail-oriented with exceptional problem-solving abilities and strategic thinking.

Customer-focused approach with a commitment to delivering high-quality service to retail outlets and other categories of customers.

Application Closing Date

18th September, 2023.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

Company Description
TradeDepot is a B2B eCommerce and embedded finance company building the largest digital network of retail outlets in Africa and changing the way FMCG brands distribute products to over 5 million retailers on the continent. Our mission is to be The SUPPLY PARTNER of Africas retail outlets by leveraging technology to give the retailers what they want when they want it.