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    Transport Broker at Kerildbert Holdings Limited

    Aug 09, 2018 Logistics / Transportation

    category  Logistics / Transportation

    Kerildbert Holdings Limited is a leading 3rd Party Logistics Company in the provision of Shipments, Clearing & Freight Forwarding, Customs Brokerage Removals and Procurement Services to firms in the Country.

    Transport Broker

    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

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