Transport Broker
JobMag Limited
Apapa, LA, ng
5d ago

Job Responsibilities

  • Utilize internet technology and satellite systems to enable real-time tracking of goods.
  • Collect and submit empty returned container cards and delivery waybills from transporters and return them to the port.
  • Return delivery order which states the terminal the container should be returned to the port.
  • Follow up goods in transit.
  • Manage and update transporters’ database.
  • Liaise with third parties to move goods in accordance with clients’ requirements.
  • Work closely with clients and third parties to ensure smooth operations to deadlines.
  • Investigate and plan the appropriate route for a shipment, taking account of cost, transit time and security.
  • Resolve freight discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant legislation, political situations and other factors that could affect the movement of freight.
  • Arrange appropriate packing, terrain, weight, nature of goods and cost, and the delivery and warehousing of goods at their final destination.
  • Negotiate contracts, transportation and handling costs with carriers.
  • Maintain strong relationship with multiple carriers.
  • Maintain freight files and clients’ receipts for reference purposes.
  • Plan and coordinate pickup and delivery schedules.
  • Check transporters’ safety rating and liability and ensure it is of an acceptable standard
  • Track and report shipment status to clients.
  • Identify and contact qualified carriers for freight services.
  • Evaluate existing capabilities and establish new systems and processes for the tracking, reporting and analysis of all transport.
  • Check for delays and inconsistency in offloading.
  • Receive delivery documents from transporter and check thoroughly.
  • Ensure the transporter is within the return period as agreed on the Company's transporter contract.
  • Receive accurate invoice from transporter.
  • Prepare and raise payment voucher for internal process to pay the transporter.
  • Enter transaction details into database; delivery location, transporter’s name and the payment amount.
  • Check for demurrage. Requirements
  • Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience
  • Ability to handle drivers and 3rd Party Transporters
  • Practical knowledge of routes within ports and outside Nigeria
  • Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience
  • Ability to handle drivers and 3rd Party Transporters
  • Practical knowledge of routes within ports and outside Nigeria
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