Hot Candidates Freight


This candidate is a well experienced and dynamic, sales and people leader. He has been in the Freight Forwarding industry for many years, most of them focusing on Sales. He is well versed in all modes of transport and understands the full supply chain. Previously, he has lots of experience in Perishable Cargo. Employing his robust strategic planning and leadership skills and tactics for mutually beneficial commercial gain, he has over the years fulfilled a diversity of management roles, where his cohesive and inspirational people management abilities have assured low staff turnover and exceptional talent and client retention. Known for building trusting relationships with key clients, vendors and industry at large, he delivers a coherently high level of customer service, coupled with commercially viable contractual terms that foster repeat business, portfolio growth and viable new business development without fail.

Although previously working in a more senior capacity – he wants to focus on Sales and deal with clients on an ongoing basis. He is well connected in the industry and will be an asset to any team.

Salary: R80 000 plus Petrol plus Commission
Ref: FRE0401


This candidate is a Courier Fundi!!! He has been in the industry for over 10 years and has a brilliant track record in new business sales. Starting off in Management, he received an opportunity in sales and although this was a huge challenge for him, he accepted it with open arms. He soon adapted and began to fly. He still loves the hunt for new business. He was most recently one of the top performing reps in Johannesburg.

He is available immediately for a new challenge where he can bring on new business and write his own paycheck. He is a fun, genuine yet no nonsense type of gent who absolutely loves a challenge. He would be an asset to any company!

Salary: R25 000 – R30 000
Ref: FRE0402


This candidate has a solid 20 years’ experience elevating the profitability, operational productivity and efficiency of multi-site courier, freight forwarding, logistics and ship’s agency corporations in Africa, Middle East, USA and Europe. He is a seasoned executive driven to achieve corporate growth objectives through providing strategic direction and positive leadership. He delivers effective hands-on management of full P&L responsibility. He currently heads up a sales team and has led them to success. His selling styles and techniques are unprecedented.

This fantastic candidate has started companies from scratch, he has managed over 100 employees at one time. These being cross functional and cross divisional teams from Supply Chain, Express, Global Forwarding, Road Freight and Industrial Projects. He is fluent in English, Afrikaans, German and Portuguese. He would undoubtedly be an asset to any company.

Salary Expectation: R60 000 – R70 000
Ref: FRE0403


This candidate is a fully qualified Freight & Logistics professional with international major hub experience across multi-modal freight combinations of ‘the supply chain’. A confident and trained team player who stays focused on the development of ‘best practice’ logistical solutions to better suit today’s demanding and accountable business environment. A rounded Manager with capabilities in strategy planning, material procurement, contractual etiquette (T&Cs), procedures implementation, staff recruitment, team building, logistics training, setting of budget targets, evaluating key performance indicators (KPIs), profitability reporting, advantageous use of Port Operations and Free Zone requirements.

He has most recently been gaining specific experience of Project Management and Marine vessel chartering.

Salary: Available on request
Ref: FRE0404


This candidate is a young, ambitious and dedicated gentleman who is currently completing his BCom in Supply Chain Management. He started off his career at a large 3PL Logistics and warehousing company where he completed a 2-year internship – Moving through all of their departments ensuring that he had a full understanding of the company. He then moved over to a medium sized logistics company dealing with local deliveries, inbound and outbound, based at a client as an onsite customer representative. His responsibilities included liaising with the supply chain team on production and planning to ensure raw materials are collected on time and finished goods are delivered on time, customer invoicing, weekly reports and managing a fleet of vehicles.

He is currently in the capacity of Key Accounts Manager and Operations at a large organization. He is situated within the Linehaul and Cross Border division and is involved in customer services and sales which he has excelled in. He is currently responsible for route planning, completion of customs clearance documentation, ensuring all vehicles are compliant for both RSA and neighboring country roads (Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Botswana, Namibia & Swaziland) and department budget reports. He has a great understanding of breakbulk and containerized cargos including hazardous chemicals and Cyanide solids. He deals with transport to all land locked countries in Africa – Burundi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland, Rwanda, Uganda, and DRC. His responsibilities also include forecasting and budgets for the division, liaising with the operations team on new work and existing deliveries and follow ups with key clients and customers for volumes. He has been pivotal to operational enhancements and maintaining relationships. He is a highly motivated, go-getter with a passion for the industry. He will be an asset to any team.

Salary: R22 000
Ref: FRE0405


This candidate is a dynamic man who is articulated and well poised. He absolutely loves working in an environment that is productive. He is a hard worker who believes that his work has to be as close to perfection as possible. He is committed to his work and is an absolute people’s person. He started his career in the telecoms industry; this is where he got his outstanding sales experience. He then joined the road freight industry in 2012. He was the top performing rep in the country on more than one occasion. He was promoted to Branch Manager and made some incredible changes at the branch.

He then took a leap of faith and joined a brokerage. He turned this branch around but felt that his business goals and ethics did not fit in with the company culture. He opted to move on and is currently in a Sales role. He would love to join a corporate company where he can increase revenue and make loads of commission.

He copes extremely well under pressure, and is good at acquiring new clientele, managing deadlines and doesn’t mind putting in extra hours to clear the work load. He is a goal orientated individual who does not mind constructive criticism from upper management. He believes that people should be given room to grow and nurture their talents and skills. He works exceptionally well both within an individual and collective spectrum and is willing to travel if the position requires him to.

He has a learning spirit and a charismatic personality that will enable him to work extremely well with clients and staff; he is well prepared and well suited for any position. He believes that he has the skills and personality to match the culture and needs of any company and is ready to play a pivotal role that will increase the organization’s productivity.

Salary: R30 000 plus Petrol plus Commission
Ref: FRE0406


This candidate is a professional, enthusiastic, dedicated and organized self-starter who is both target and goal driven. He has over 10 years’ experience in the Logistics industry focusing predominantly on import, export, sea freight and airfreight and domestic courier. With Operational experience, he has paired his acquired Logistics knowledge with his passion for sales and has received awards for top consultant.

He has strong people, customer service and analytical skills. As a self-motivated gentleman, he will be an asset to any team.

Salary: R30 000
Ref: FRE0407


This candidate is nothing short of outstanding when it comes to selling styles, techniques and practices. She thrives on the challenge that new business presents and consistently takes her business from strength to strength. She is a Courier Guru and has developed long lasting relationships within the industry. Throughout her working years, she has been successful at all of the companies she has been employed at. She has worked for some of the top International and Domestic Courier companies and was highly recommended by a previous Sales Manager.

Her key strengths include analytical and technical problem solving and trouble-shooting, the ability to add value to operational efficiency and profitability, quality orientation, attention to detail and innovative thinking. She prides herself on her interpersonal skills. Her self-motivation, discipline and focus are remarkable. With all of the above attributes, she would absolutely be an asset to any team.

Salary: R30 000 plus Petrol plus Commission
Ref: FRE0408


This candidate has many years’ experience, focusing on Order Management Export and Import. He has handled large export clients into the USA and China and all shipments exported from Lesotho and Swaziland. Clients required multiple manifests per shipment which required high attention to detail as well as system knowledge. He handled the entire process from receiving the order to processing for clearance.

Most of his clients were major importers for local clothing companies. He handled receiving the arrival notification and processing clearance and delivery – processing around 15-20 containers per week and handling multiple shipments to multiple destinations such as China, USA, Canada and Africa. He also received DG certification and began handling DG certified shipments during this time.

He was then offered a transfer to one of the most successful branches globally, as an Ocean Customer Service Representative where he handled Dangerous Goods only, for one of the biggest customers in the Dubai office. This was for both imports and exports. Handling shipments from multiple origins as well as exporting shipments globally. Middle East, Africa, Asia, USA, China, Australia to name a few. He would meet with the client on a weekly basis helping to plan and process up and coming orders. The position was extremely reliant on communication with the customer.

He has since returned to South Africa and would be an asset to any team, whether it be in Operations or Customer Service.

Salary: R32 000 negotiable
Ref: FRE0409


This candidate is a driven gentleman with over 10 years’ experience in Customs. He is a loyal employee who has only ever worked for 2 companies and is now looking to make a move to an organization where he can grow as an individual, develop in his career and challenge himself further. He has completed training courses including Exports Clearance and a Customs Skills program in the freight forwarding industry – NFQ Level 3.

He is currently in the capacity of Customs Export Entry Clerk focusing on Road and Seafreight using Compu-Clearing. His responsibilities include EDI submissions (SAD 500 – ZE / ELG / EIG / EAS / XE & VOC’s), liaising with customs for queries & penalties, arranging and attending Customs Examinations, DA610 (ZIB / ZRW / ZPD), Acquittals, EUR1, SADC, EFTA, AGOA and GSP Certificates, Invoicing, Tariffing, Registering as well as opening of export files.

Salary: R 17 000 negotiable
Ref: FRE0410

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