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Transport Manager

WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO (OUR PURPOSE)...

Botle Buhle Brands has been in the business of changing the lives of many since 1998, empowering people to earn a sustainable income and to create similar opportunities for those around them.


A place where meaningful work and empowering people to grow to their fullest potential is at the heart of everything we do. With our own fragrance (or what some might define as culture), which includes a diverse mix of beautifully unique personalities who all contribute to our purpose. 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR...

A dynamic and energetic person to cost effectively, manage, maintain and control the primary and secondary fleet ensuring optimum efficiencies and utilisation nationally. 

WHAT YOU’LL GET THE OPPORTUNITY DO...

Maintain a high fleet standard in terms of mechanical, aesthetic and legal requirements. Ensuring on time deliveries to our distributors. 


Secondary to the above, manage and co-ordinate Material Handling Equipment for the DC, as well as control and maintenance of all Company Vehicles.


  • Ensure that the Transport team is empowered & lead by sound performance management & transformational leadership practices

  • Measure, report on and control all aspects related to transport against set benchmarks

  • Manage all expenses related to the Transport Department

  • Manage transport plan

  • Maintain sound fleet standards

  • Ensure loading and dispatching of all planned deliveries are managed according to set standards

  • Managing costs through inspections, measurements, regular servicing, maintenance

  • Ensure truck turnaround times are met and driver performance evaluated

  • On time deliveries by controlling on time departure times and assisting with delivery delays

  • Efficient scheduling and optimisation of truck space usage

  • Fleet and labour legal compliance

  • Traffic fine management for the national fleet (AARTO)

  • Investigating and communicating on order issues

  • Meaningful and actionable reporting and performance management of the fleet

  • To lead investigations of all incidents and non-compliances and conduct root cause analysis and reports thereof as required. Ensure corrective actions are identified, communicated and timeously implemented

  • Ensure that quality checks are done on product before the goods are loaded or delivered

  • Ensuring compliance to OHS and SHEQ standards

  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping

YOUR EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS SHOULD INCLUDE...

  • Grade 12

  • Supply-Chain / Logistics Degree or Diploma

  • Minimum 5 years in a similar role in a Warehousing and Distribution environment in a similar role

  • Above average competence in MS Office

  • Proven experience in warehouse and logistical transportation

  • Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport

YOUR SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES SHOULD INCLUDE...

  • You are passionate about the distribution value chain and customer service

  • Your superpower is planning and organizing, tasks, resources and activities

  • A true leader at heart, building, developing, motivating, managing, leading and supporting others by assisting them in their growth and personal development

  • Accountable and courageous. You are willing to hold yourself accountable as well as hold others accountable

  • You are a great problem-solver, innovative and willing to take initiative

  • You thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

  • You have patience and the ability to remain calm in difficult situations