Cross Border Transport

Westrans trucking has a close working relationship with Western Transport Zimbabwe.

Westrans has staff at Beitbridge and shares a depot with Western Transport in Bulawayo.

As a result of the above factors, most tenders can be handled by part of the fleet that we operate, with an inherent ability for Westrans Trucking to take the extra seasonal work provided communication between companies is maintained and good planning procedures exist.

In the event of a breakdown Western Transport makes use of the in house recovery provided by Diesel Auto Parts Workshop and Diesel Auto Parts – Electrical.

Competitive Advantage

Westrans Trucking has forty (40) Scania trucks and sixty-five (65) flat deck super link trailers along with four (4) taut liner super link trailers, Total trailers at sixty-nine (69) trailers. We only use experienced and fully trained drivers.

80% of Westrans Trucking drivers have been with the company from the start. All of our vehicles are in good condition and COFs are carried out annually. All trucks are fitted with new tyres retreads are not used.

Live global tracking & positioning is fitted into every truck.

Trailer tracking units will be fitted should Westrans Trucking be awarded the contract. Where Fuel is concerned each vehicle has constant access to fuel via BP Fuel Master and available from our Western / Westrans depot at Bietbridge.

Every truck is fitted with Netstar early warning systems. All drivers have cell phones.

All our drivers enjoy day to day clinic access and a full medical hospital plan.

Insurance Cover

Westrans Trucking carries fully comprehensive insurance on all vehicles and in transit insurance to the value of R1 000 000.00 (one million).

Drivers are in charge of the loads carried and for which they sign after loading. Operations are informed or are aware of the loads. Drivers are trained to take all responsible precautions to ensure that the loads they are carrying are safe in transit.

In the event of a loss/damage the requirements of our broker is the following:

  • Police report
  • Drivers incident report
  • Completed claim form
  • Any other specific requirement will be requested by the broker.