Cargo Co-ordinator – Port Elizabeth

Eastern Cape, Full Time Deadline: Aug 4, 2023

Position Purpose:

To inspect cargo ’ record details for revenue purposes to ensure the correct cargo is shipped and landed to avoid claims.

Position outputs:

Obtain hand over
Obtain loading instruction
Allocate General Workers to hook
Tally cargo on Tally Sheet
Supervise Port Workers in terms of hooking
Record delays on delay sheet
Complete incident / accident report
Inspect cargo/ container on truck for damages
Scan ( P-check) container via HHT into NAVIS
Complete Container Inspection Form for damages to container/s (CIR)
Supervise drivers during shift
Scrutinise landing orders for despatching of cargo
Locate cargo and instruct driver to uplift
Instruct Port Workers to place dunnage
Complete delivery note and hand to driver
Complete SAP1 and SAP 2 documents
Compare shipping order from driver to one in possession
Position cargo according to stack plan
Obtain list of cargo to be loaded onto rail truck from agent
Open all rail trucks and ensure they are clean
Ensure truck mass is not exceeded
Complete loading out list and ensure trucks are closed
Make out truck labels
Report all breakdowns / accidents
Identify vessels working
Attend on board meeting if required
Obtain manifest 72 hours before arrival of vessel
Scrutinise manifest and obtain landing orders
Open file for vessel
Cross reference landing orders against manifest
Obtain (tally) from wharf
Check Tallies against manifest
Identify short landed cargo and follow up
Square up vessel file after ensuring cargo is despatched correctly
Send file to revenue

Qualifications ’ Experience:
Qualification ’ Experience:

Matric / NQF Level 4
2 years’ relevant experience in Port Operations/ Maritime Services/warehouse tally clerk.


Shed Yard and Wharf-side operations
Cargo types
Shipping, landing and transshipment of cargo Road distribution
Rail cargo
Safety Procedures Hazmat cargo