CROSS BORDER HAULAGE BETWEEN TWO WEST AFRICAN COUNTRIES: THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Cross border haulage is worlds apart from Local or interstate haulage. The documentation requirement alone makes all the difference. It is the sound knowledge of the intricacies involved in putting the right papers together and positioning the right agents at the border points that defines the success level of haulage firms engaged in the transportation of cargoes across national borders.

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JOB DESCRIPTION OF FLEET DISPATCHERS

The dispatcher is responsible for the effective management and coordination of a fleet of drivers and vehicles. The trucking industry relies on safe drivers to complete deliveries. Many may believe that truck drivers are the nucleus of the system. Well, it is definitely true that without drivers, deliveries would never happen. However, without dispatchers, drivers would be at a loss […]

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THE RELEVANCE OF JOB DESCRIPTION IN THE HAULAGE AND LOGISTICS SERVICES INDUSTRY

What it is: Job description sets out the purpose of a job, details where the job fits into the organization structure, outlines the main accountabilities and responsibilities of the job and the key tasks to be performed. Effective job descriptions help you avoid the scenario of employees saying “I didn’t know that was my job?” or “I don’t know whom […]

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WHY IT PAYS TO PROVIDE COMPANY VEHICLE AS AGAINST TRANSPORT REIMBURSEMENT – PART TWO

Some Corporate Managers feel an employee reimbursement program costs less than offering company-provided vehicles. However, we have strong reasons to think otherwise. In the first installment of this article (CLICK HERE FOR PART ONE), we looked at some of these reasons. In this article, we bring to the fore some more points.   Costs Unfairly Shifted to Employees It is […]

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WHY IT PAYS TO PROVIDE COMPANY VEHICLE AS AGAINST TRANSPORT REIMBURSEMENT

An ongoing question asked by corporate management is whether it makes better business sense to provide company vehicles for employees or reimburse them for the use of their personal vehicles. Invariably, this question gains increased scrutiny when there is senior management pressure to reduce costs. Since fleet is typically one of the top five spend categories, it is a ready […]

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