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  • Posted: Aug 9, 2018
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Kerildbert Logistics is a supply chain logistics service provider. Building on our competencies in shipping, clearing and freight forwarding, we integrate various services to enable us finance, collect, import and deliver (door to door) all kinds of products such as raw materials, engineering spares and finished products in sectors ranging from FMCG to Oil a...
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    Transport Broker

    • Job Type
    • Qualification
    • Experience 1 year
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Logistics 

    Job Description

    • We need an individual who can multitask and is able to accomplish tasks well and to match authorized and reliable transportation carriers to the shippers and ensure prompt delivery of carriers.
    • Previous experience and knowledge of the Transport industry is key and we will be looking at candidates with years of experience in the industry.


    • 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
    • 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
    • Check transporters’ safety rating and liability and ensure it is of an acceptable standard
    • 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 KHL/transporter contract
    • Receive accurate invoices 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


    • Ability to bargain and persuade stakeholders to secure valuable deals for KHL
    • Ability to make and maintain existing and beneficial connections.
    • Ability to sequence activities, schedules and maintain timeline.
    • Ability to connect with clients and stakeholders in a professional manner
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all KHL stakeholders
    • Ability to develop creative strategies to ensure efficient service delivery
    • Ability to accept criticism and deal calmly and effectively with high stress situations
    • Must be able to generate reports
    • Should have a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel
    • Willing to travel at any time


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

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kerildbert on to apply
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