Russouw - Operations Manager - Pinetown, South Africa

Noel Russouw

Pinetown, South Africa

Services

Operations Manager

Summary:

As Operations Manager, I run the Harrismith Depot comprising of two Contacts covering the Regions of Natal and Gauteng. I was the Operation Manager for two contracts, Illovo and Toyota, of which I managed my staff compliment, of 30 members of staff 13 Units and trailers. The Operation was 24/7 365 days of the year.
I have worked in the Transport Industry for the past 18 years, managing a staff compliment of 30 to 130 at any given time. I have worked in Bulk, Multi Model and Container distribution. I am computer literate, with a very strong financial background, I am meticulous in my work, giving detail to my daily functions, meeting deadlines KPI, timely schedules, running the office in an effective manner. During my Eighteen years, eleven years of those years, I worked in the United Kingdom in the chilled and frozen food sector and general haulage sector, I have extensive knowledge of the RDC operations requirements for clients like Tesco, Morrison and all the other major retailers, and have worked with the Fruit Wholesale Market supplying fresh produce to across the United Kingdom.

Work History

Operations Manager

Barloworld Logistics - Harrismith

July 2012 - January 2013

As Operations Manager, I ran the Harrismith Depot comprising of two Contacts covering the Regions of Natal and Transvaal. I was the Operation Manager for two contracts, Illovo and Toyota, of which I managed my staff compliment, of 30 members of staff 13 Units and trailers. The Operation was 24/7 365 days of the year.

• Maximising profits
• Planning loads, Routing Loads, Utilising fleet optimally
• Implementing operational protocols
• Achieving agreed operational KPI’s
• Achieving agreed customer service levels
• Ensuring adherence to customer delivery schedules
• Crew and Staff Planning & Management
• Budget Management and Budget Forecasting, KPI’s,
• Manage & Implement Fleet Maintenance Program

Operations Manager

Barloworld Logistics - Harrismith

Barloworld Logistics 21 June 2012- 26 January 2013
Operations Manager

As Operations Manager, I ran the Harrismith Depot comprising of two Contacts covering the Regions of Natal and Transvaal. I was the Operation Manager for two contracts, Illovo and Toyota, of which I managed my staff compliment, of 30 members of staff 13 Units and trailers. The Operation was 24/7 365 days of the year.

• Manage relationship between actual results, budgets and forecasts
• Initiate cost saving model and controls
• Gross Margin Management
• Direct Wage control / ER management
• Overheads control
• Contract profitability
• Minimized claims against the Company
• Existing Revenue Growth
• Manage the Region’s cash flow.

Reason for Leaving : Retrenchment due to take over from Manline

Salary : R 34 900.00 CTC per month.
Benefits : Cellular Phone, Fuel Card and Laptop

Qualifications & Certifications

Transport Diploma

Cambridge University - United Kingdom

Commercial Arts and Advertising

Durban Central Technical College CENTEC

Durban Central Technical College CENTEC

New Forest High School

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