Distribution Manager

Distribution Manager

  • Responsible for handling End to End Supply Chain Management for KFC & PH Stores in the region.
  • Assuring continuous evaluation of 3PL distributions systems & supplier systems to ensure uninterrupted supply of food, packaging and operating supplies in the market.
  • Aligning transportation routes to maximize economy by combining shipments or consolidating warehouse and distribution.
  • Continuous focus on Cost Management and Streamlining Processes for efficient utilization of resources
  • Responsible for the activities associated with the transportation of products from suppliers into the network DCs.
  • Maintain proper and accurate Pre-Shipment and Post-shipment Administration
    • Track and Trace
    • Temperature compliances
    • Proof of Delivery
    • Over, short, and damaged shipment issues
    • Evaluates, records, and responds to additional/special service requests (i.e. Multi point Pickups/drops etc.)
    • Handle damage and loss claims
    • Assists in troubleshooting and resolving safety, service, and operational issues
  • Meet on time delivery (OTD) requirements and follow-on discrepancies with suppliers and Planners
  • Develop & onboarding of new transport partners
  • Timely submission of monthly MIS to the finance team
  • Tracking of shipment data, invoice submission, open provisions & reconciliation with finance/transport vendors
  • Forecasts peak delivery periods and issues appropriate work assignments.
  • Collaborates with department heads to coordinate, sales, record controls.
  • Provides shipping instructions and routing information; confirms and coordinates delivery times and locations.
  • Establishes warehouse safety and security programs and training activities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities: 

•    Ability to manage and coordinate a variety of shipping methods.

•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

•    Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

•    Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Physical Requirements: 

•    Must be able to traverse the distribution and storage facility.