Freight Controller Impala Terminals Dar es Salaam May, 2018

Job description


Impala is Trafigura’s wholly-owned warehousing and logistics company for metals, minerals, and coal. Impala has around 25 operational locations, and is active in more than 20 countries.

The Company is owned by around 600 of its 3,935 employees who work in 62 offices in 35 countries around the world. Trafigura has achieved substantial growth over recent years, growing revenue from USD12 billion in 2003 to USD136.4 billion in 2017. The Group has been connecting its customers to the global economy for more than two decades, growing prosperity by advancing trade.

Main Purpose

Coordinate all import and export shipments for Impala Terminals Tanzania Limited

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all import and export shipments for Impala Terminals Tanzania Limited. (20%)
  • Manage all communications with key customers for the entity, ensuring timely updates and reports are being sent on a daily basis. (20%)
  • Ensuring all shipping information including extra charges are correctly updated on the ERP system in time (Navitrans). This includes but not limited to generating SPs and Credit memos to stakeholders.
  • Coordinating with the operations and warehousing team to ensure inbound and outbound operations are undertaken within the stipulated time frame and with no short shipments. (10%)
  • Empty containers management is done correctly with zero detention and demurrage charges being accrued. (10%)
  • Ensure daily, weekly and monthly shipment reports including statistics and KPI presentations are sent on time and accurately. (10%)
  • Stakeholder relationships are maintained on a regular basis this includes but not limited to shipping lines, clearing agents, transport hauliers, port authorities and customers. (10%)

Knowledge Skills And Abilities

  • Initiative to work independently.
  • Warehouse operation and shipping knowledge
  • Team management experience
  • Computer competency (MS Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Data entry, management and reporting
  • Team Management
  • Warehousing Operations and Shipping Management
  • Computer literacy

Key Relationships

  • IWLT Warehouse Manager
  • Data and Operations Supervisor
  • Ground Operations team
  • Shipping desk
  • External Stakeholders – C&F, Port Authorities, Customs and Surveyors


If you liked this article, then please subscribe to our FREE Job Alerts. You can also find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Only candidates can apply for this job.

Search Job Here

Jobs in Tanzania: JOB SCAM ALERT!! Never Pay To Get A Job. Legitimate companies don’t ask for money and any employment or job openings with requests for payment or fees should be treated with extreme caution, viewed as potentially fraudulent and reported TO TAKUKURU (PCCB) immediately. is not responsible for monies paid to Scammers.