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Logistics & Distribution Assistant
Dockside Food Company
Full Time:
Not Disclosed
November 30, 2020



The Logistics & Distribution Assistant is responsible for the coordination of imports and exports, distribution, and any administrative functions, effectively managing the timely flow of order processing.


Principal Responsibilities:


  • Plan and coordinate with the Manager to ensure all import/export activities are consistent with overall aims and requirements of the organization.
  • Communicate with the shipping agencies, cargo agents and brokers to ensure shipments are cleared in a timely manner to avoid or reduce additional charges.
  • Coordinate with transport haulers for container collection and deliveries.
  • Receive shipments and prepare relevant reports. Verify shipments against purchase orders and examine upon arrival.
  • Liaise with Customs for all AU Goods, upkeep of customs records for AU Stock and preparation of monthly AU Returns for customs.
  • Plan and coordinate with Manager to ensure effective and relevant logistic operation activities and transport methods, which meet optimally the needs of the organization and its suppliers and customers.
  • Process customers’ orders by loading trucks and verify against invoices. As well as ensure that items loaded onto vehicles in a safe and timely manner.
  • Trace, track and expedite all purchases.
  • Create and maintain contact with vendors and customers to ensure timely delivery of goods.
  • Plan and coordinate with the Manager who has responsibility for Administration and provide administrative support in order to ensure effective and efficient operations.




Required Skills and Experience


  • Advanced Diploma or appropriate formal training in business administration, supply chain management or relevant field
  • Prior experience in supply chain operations will be an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work without supervision while meeting tight deadlines
  • Ability to increase productivity by maximizing use of resources
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work in a fast pace, dynamic environment.




How to Apply:

Interested candidates can submit a cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of their relevant certificates, contact number and two (2) testimonials via email to: 



Working Days:

Full Time – Mondays to Fridays and Saturdays (as required)