Hanekom - Transport Manager - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Kobus Hanekom

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa


Transport Manager


Managed day to day activities regarding scheduling (revenue) while balancing profit and expenses for 17 years.
Managed vehicle (Truck) maintenace, routine inspections and schedule services (maintenance of vehicles done at above average levels).
Manage employees and HR related matters.

Work History

Consultant - Operations Manager

Pinnacle Academy

October 2005 - August 2013

Enhanced productivity through innovative ideas
Improved productivity through simplified business processes
Fulfilled training needs of employees on various levels
Establish comprehensive in-house training and development programmes.
Collaborate daily with internal stakeholders.
Bridge technical challenges successfully.
Develop and monitor employee career path plans.

Owner member


January 2005 - August 2013

Driver Training
We developed a very comprehensive driver training programme. It includes theoretical as well as practical training with an impressive management feedback report to conclude the evaluation process.
Our own lesson material developed and accumulated over time are unit standard aligned
Our training is aimed at achieving professional standards in defensive driving techniques while saving on fuel.
Successfully trained drivers at various blue chip Transport Companies as well as Regent Insurance

Owner member

KSM Transport

January 1996 - May 2013

Managed day to day activities regarding load scheduling (revenue) while balancing profit and expenses.
Managed vehicle (truck) maintenance, routine inspections and schedule services (maintained vehicles at above average level).
Managed employees and HR related matters.

General Manager

PG Glass

August 1994 - December 1995

Increased sales from 800k per month to 1500k.
Daily inventory control (JIT and JEN principles)
Debtor's management (improved DSO)
Unveiled and curbed theft syndicates.
Training and HR management - 65 employees

Regional Sales Manager

North West and Free state Province

January 1991 - July 1994

Increased branch network from 6 to 14 trading outlets.
Increased divisional revenue by 300% (1984 -1991)
Expanded sales to include National accounts.
Top sales achiever for 4 years.
Accumulated and maintained all major accounts in the region.
Cleverly introduced installation incentives that brought about happy fitters (zero

Branch Manager

Wispeco Bloemfontein

July 1984 - December 1990

Bloem Windows - Bloemfontein
Increased territorial sales by 100% +.
Managing sales and production (mixed Branch).
Improving profit (GP) by 15% and (PBIT) by 8%.
Managed waste, while optimising delivery offering through smart scheduling.
Designed and develop the first steel window to fit 'Wind block'
Effective HR management

Sales Manager

Wispeco - Alberton Gauteng

January 1980 - June 1984

Expanded territorial sales by 100% + in Aluminium products and Garage door sales by
Frequenting Architects and Quantity Surveyors.
Increased market share by 400%
Achieved highest sales award two years in a row.

Design Shop-fitting Draughtsman

Post School Technical

January 1974 - December 1979

Duties included production and installation co-ordination, quality inspections, site inspections

Qualifications & Certifications

Financial Management, Sales Management, Marketing Management and General Management

University of Stellenbosch Business School

General Management

University of the Orange Free State

Marketing Management

University of the Orange Free State

Industrial and Commercial Training Institute

Marais Viljoen Technical HS

Technical High School

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