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Transport Broker At Kerildbert Holdings Limited

Date Posted: 09/Aug/2018
Deadline: 09/Aug/2018

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

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