Maersk South Africa: Inland Operations Coordinator

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27 Apr, 2010

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The incumbent will be part of a team of coordinators on a job rotation schedule and will execute one or several of the following functions:
1) Equipment Control:
Plan and monitor stock levels and turn-over times
Drive depot performance in preparing equipment
Control supply to customers, initiate re-supply or evacuation of stock to meet target levels
Maintain accurate and timely equipment tracking
Minimise cost of local equipment movements
2) Rail Transport:
Secure transport capacity from TFR and monitor execution (time, volume, location)
Handle manual and electronic documentation process
Maintain internal operational systems
Ensure data quality is maintained between all entities involved
Maintain acceptable transit times as advised from time to time
3) Rail Execution:
Liaise with and represent the company towards TFR staff and management
Plan, order and monitor the railing of containers
Plan and monitor stock at TFR facilities
Assist truck operators
Inspect and classify containers for different purposes
Liaise with government agencies such as SARS and Boarder Police on occasion
4 )Road Transport:
Arrange local trucking moves
Assist customer service agents with longhaul and local delivery truck moves
5) Finance & Systems:
Maintain all services ordered on operational financial systems
Ensure 100% accuracy and timeliness of financial system updates
Resolve queries and mismatches against thight deadlines
6) General:
Participate in process improvement projects (e.g. cost saving, service delivery)


  • Equipment Control
  • Rail Transport
  • Rail Execution
  • Road Transport
  • Finance & Systems


  • Tracking Accuracy
  • Rail & truck execution
  • Equipment stock & evacuation targets
  • Adherence to procurement splits
  • Cost recovery
  • Operational financial systems data quality


  • Local imports and exports departments
  • National operations desks
  • National finance desks
  • Transnet
  • Trucking companies (incl. sister company Roadwing)
  • Depots (including sister company Sati)
  • Other local operations departments across the country


  • Numeracy
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to win over and convince
  • Ability to deliver under pressure and against deadlines
  • Knowledge of internal systems (RKEM, Navis, SAP, Mets+) advantageuos
  • Knowledge of equipment types advantageous
  • African vernacular advantageous
  • Contact information:

For more info, please contact the hiring manager on +27 (11) 277 3942

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