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  • Posted: Jun 11, 2021
    Deadline: Jun 16, 2021
  • SINOMA CARGO INTERNATIONAL NIGERIA LTD. is wholly owned subsidiary invested by Sinoma Cargo in Nigeria, founded in June 2016, located in Nigeria,Lagos. Sinoma Cargo is the first branch set up in West Africa in the process of implementing globalization strategy. Currently, Sinoma Cargo has obtained the clearance qualification and provides overseas warehousing and distribution services,equipped with 40 normal trailers and 10 tow-beds,Sinoma Cargo Nigeria can deliver general cargoes,heavy lifts, over-sized goods and self-owned custom house broker has been set up as well. There are 12 Chinese employees and 100 native employees at present.
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    Truck Driver

    Trailer drivers transport a range of materials, merchandise, or equipment using heavy-duty vehicles. They often drive for long periods, carrying out long-distance deliveries, adjusting to driving conditions appropriately and safely.

    Driving Long Distances

    Trailer drivers transport different types of goods, from materials and equipment to livestock. They drive long distances, maneuvering the truck into unloading and loading positions along the way. They follow applicable traffic and driving laws, staying aware of and reporting any incidents on the road.

    Securing Cargo

    Trailer drivers need to ensure that any cargo they’re transporting is fully secured to the trailer, using blocks, chains, covers, or ropes. They need to ensure that transportation meets safety compliance and regulations.

    Maintaining a Record of Hours

    Trailer drivers carry out various deliveries throughout the course of the day, maintaining a record of each of these, along with their working hours be cross-referenced if issues arise in the future, as well as for compliance with federal and state regulations.

    Reporting Issues

    Trailer drivers report mechanical issues or problems with a delivery to their line manager, ensuring a thorough log of the problem is kept for future records.

    Keeping Trailer Equipment in Working Order

    Trailer drivers keep their trucks and the equipment they work with in good working order and tidy. They inspect the trailer after each trip and record defects they find.

    Trailer Driver Skills and Qualifications

    Typically, employers require a high school diploma, a clean and valid driver’s license, and a CDL qualification, as well as the following abilities:

    • Safety compliance – to comply with health and safety regulations, trailer drivers monitor safety requirements, ensuring that procedures are followed so as not to endanger themselves and others through careless driving
    • Physical health – federal regulations demand that drivers be physically fit without medical conditions that could affect their ability to drive, such as epilepsy or high blood pressure
    • Hand-eye coordination – to respond quickly to situations in case of an accident or incident on the road
    • Hearing and visual abilities – to meet regulation requirements, trailer drivers have to pass hearing and vision tests to ensure that it’s safe for them to be driving long distances
    • Time management – to manage their time effectively, prioritize tasks, and plan routes to stay on schedule

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