DTS Transport is currently based in Leondale no 7 Gousblom Street, Germiston 1401. DTS is owned by a young couple, Pheladi Bhengu(Managing Director) with a degree qualification in Marketing and Thokozani Bhengu(Operations Manager) with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
DTS Transport’s primary focus is delivering on time, delivering goods safely to the client and lastly providing best rates possible.
Dalinjebo currently operates a fleet of vehicles and trailers. The trailers consist of flat deck tri axles, interlinks,8 tonners, 4 tonners and 1 tonners. Some tri axles are equipped with uprights and chains – others are fitted with side uprights. All trailers are issued with tarpaulins and load straps suitable for the task at hand. Chains and Straps are kept at depots should this be needed for a specific load.
Dalinjebo is in partnership with Air liquide servicing a very critical division in the medical industry where Dalinjebo transport’s gas with specialised vehicles to various hospitals and clinics in the Gauteng region.
The average age of the fleet is ten years and a strict vehicle replacement programme is in place to ensure that the fleet is up to date with the newest technology and specification. Vehicles include different makes but certainly the right trucks and bakkies for the job at hand.
Dalinjebo’s tri axles, superlinks, 8 tonners, 4 tonners and 1 tonners are dedicated to the transporting various products within South Africa and in neighbouring countries intended for the local and export market.
On appointment, every driver is put through a stringent training program. This training program concentrates on all aspects of safe and correct driving techniques, as well as on the individual requirements of each client. Vehicles and drivers are also equipped with all the necessary safety equipment to comply with legislation and customer requirements.
It is a long standing rule at Dalinjebo that drivers should be well rested. It was established that most accidents involving heavy motor vehicles can be attributed to fatigue.
Each vehicle is equipped with a state of the art tracking system, which is a perfect tool in managing vehicle movement, and to monitor adequate daily resting periods for drivers. Drivers are encouraged to arrange with the vehicle co-coordinators for additional resting periods, rather than being tired behind the steering wheel.
The impact of hazardous spills on the environment and human life can be devastating and costly. All Dalinjebo depots are equipped with an emergency cleanup kit to immediately attend to smaller spills. Bigger spills will be attended to by a contracted company.
Management, operations and administration are conducted by a
team of well trained and highly skilled people at Dalinjebo’s head
office in Leondale, Germison. The directors employ an open book
management style and hereby make sure that the whole team is
constantly up to date with company affairs.
The operations team is responsible to keep all clients informed
and satisfied. They communicate frequently with each driver to
ensure that drivers stay informed about clients and their route.
Drivers report all incidents to operations, which personnel will
immediately attend to and resolve.
Dalinjebo places a high priority on accommodating the clients’
administrative needs, and on using the latest technology and
software systems to resolve administrative issues.
Fast and effective communication is of the utmost importance,
and Dalinjebo prides itself in maintaining professional contact
with all their clients. Every effort is made to visit client sites
regarding any issues that may place the client relationship in
jeopardy. The client’s needs and requirements are thoroughly
researched, and accommodated as far as possible.
Dalinjebo employs different means to support effective
communications with drivers, personnel and clients alike. The
vehicle satellite tracking system allows operational personnel to
track any vehicle.
Vehicles are well equipped and drivers are issued with cell
phones with bluetooth. This enables office personnel, drivers and
management to stay in touch, and to act quickly when required.
All our vehicles are well equipped with skytrack system and
drivechem to enable proper monitoring of the vehicles at all
Dalinjebo aims to collect any load as soon as it is possible and
ready for dispatch. As in any business, there are times that
certain orders need to be prioritized. In such an instance
management will proactively communicate and negotiate with the
Drivers employed by Dalinjebo are frequently trained with
regards to every aspect of loading and offloading procedures for
each client. Safety, correct loading and offloading procedures,
correct load securing and handling of consignment papers, are all
areas in which each driver is trained
Dalinjebo has long ago adopted an attitude of compliance and
adherence to Traffic Acts. Drivers are trained not to overload and
are coached in correct loading procedures for specific vehicles.
Documentation related to any load are kept and completed by the
driver, as well as by personnel on the load site. The daily number
of loads is meticulously tracked, and loads in transit are closely
In the event that Dalinjebo is required to handle the transported
product, extreme care is taken to appoint only the best company
with highly skilled personnel and the correct equipment to safely
handle and move loads – thus minimizing the possibility of any
damage to the load product.
Dalinjebo places a high value on preventative maintenance and
continuously strives to keep vehicle downtime to a minimum.
Vehicles are well maintained at the workshop, which is accredited
by vehicle suppliers. Vehicles are scheduled for three days
maintenance per month, with all services done as prescribed by
manufacturers. Back up vehicles are available on short notice,
should excessive down time occur.
Proper breakdown procedures are in place to deal promptly and
effectively with all such incidents. En-route breakdowns are
handled by Dalinjebo’s technical support in conjunction with
vehicle manufacturers, and are resolved in the shortest possible
time. Clients are kept informed of any possible delays in delivery,
as vehicle controllers are in constant communications with
technicians and the driver.
Dalinjebo has successfully built a countrywide network of capable
and reliable companies, assisting with breakdowns, load shifting,
accidents, driver illness, or any other situation that may arise.
Dalinjebo is very conscious of the social environment and the
local communities within which it operates. The local
communities play a vital role in providing the company with the
necessary skills and expertise.
External training needs, such as additional vehicle training, are
provided, and drivers are forced to attend an annual external
driving course presented by the different Manufacturers
Driver Academies. Each driver also attends a monthly in-house
training session and briefing, where transport and personnel
matters are discuss, staff is also encouraged to participate in idea
generation and decision-making.
Dalinjebo continuously strives to improve the working
environment and conditions of its employees. Therefore a
beautiful and practical working environment was created to make
all staff feel welcome and safe. Not only were the offices
revamped, but additional sleepover quarters were added, as well
as additional storage and workshop space
Upon clients’ written request, loads transported are covered by
Dalinjebo’s comprehensive Goods in Transit insurance. It is
Dalinjebo’s policy to avoid freight damage at all cost, and no
stone is left unturned to achieve this. In the case of unforeseen
damage or loss, a thorough investigation will be done within 30
days of the occurrence of such an incident. During this period
clients and their customers will be updated on any progress made
and on the outcome of such an investigation. Dalinjebo is
continuously searching for new technology or trends that will
prevent damage or loss.