Heavy Driver at Sarazi Logistics Zambia x8 at Sarazi Logistics Ltd

  • Full Time
  • Ndola
  • 00 USD / Year
  • Salary: 00

Sarazi Logistics Ltd

1. Safe and Timely Delivery:

Driving: The core function involves driving heavy trucks over long distances, adhering to traffic regulations and safety protocols. This includes navigating various road conditions, weather patterns, and traffic volumes.
Route Planning: Some drivers may be involved in planning their routes using GPS or following dispatcher instructions to ensure timely deliveries while complying with company policies and regulations (e.g., hours of service limitations).
Meeting Deadlines: Delivering goods on time is crucial. Drivers must factor in potential delays due to traffic, weather, or mechanical issues and communicate effectively with dispatchers to adjust schedules if needed.
2. Cargo Handling and Security:

Loading and Unloading: Depending on the company and load type, drivers may be responsible for loading and unloading cargo themselves, using forklifts or other equipment. This requires attention to detail to ensure proper cargo placement, weight distribution, and securement to prevent damage during transport.
Inventory Management: Drivers may be tasked with verifying the quantity and condition of cargo upon pick-up and delivery. They may need to maintain basic documentation to track deliveries.
Security: Drivers are responsible for safeguarding the cargo throughout the journey. This involves vigilance against theft or damage and reporting any suspicious activity to the dispatcher.
3. Vehicle Maintenance and Upkeep:

Pre-Trip Inspections: Before each trip, drivers must perform thorough inspections of their vehicles, checking for tire pressure, fluid levels, lights, brakes, and any potential mechanical issues. Reporting any problems to ensure the truck is safe for operation.
Basic Maintenance: Drivers may perform basic maintenance tasks like topping up fluids, cleaning the windshield, and reporting any warning lights or mechanical issues that arise during the trip.
Cleanliness: Maintaining a clean truck interior and exterior is not only for professional presentation but also contributes to a safer driving environment.

To apply for this job email your details to hrm@sarazilogistics.com