On-demand logistics and delivery startup Picup opens driver training centres in South Africa

On-demand logistics and delivery startup Picup opens driver training centres in South Africa

Published: 18-08-2023 13:20:00 | By: Pie Kamau | hits: 4729 | Tags:

Picup, the on-demand logistics and delivery platform, has launched its state-of-the-art Driver Training Centres in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Kwazulu Natal. These new facilities will enhance the quality of services provided by Picup by offering comprehensive face-to-face training and onboarding programs, including motorbike and vehicle inspections.

The company says the centers aligns with its long-term vision of revolutionising the logistics industry by consistently delivering unparalleled services and building a reliable crowdsourced driver network. By empowering its drivers through training and onboarding initiatives, Picup aims to set new standards of excellence in the on-demand delivery space.

Picup says it recognises the critical role that well-trained drivers play in ensuring seamless and top-notch delivery services, especially as the demand for efficient and reliable last-mile logistics solutions continues to grow. With this announcement, the company aims to equip its drivers with the necessary skills, knowledge, and expertise to excel in the fast-paced and competitive delivery landscape.

Picup's Driver Training Centres will offer comprehensive training programs tailored to meet the unique requirements of Picup's delivery operations. Drivers will receive in-depth training on customer service, safe driving practices, package handling, and efficient route planning.Furthermore, the company says it believes in the value of face-to-face training, allowing for personalised instruction and real-time feedback. By fostering direct interaction between trainers and drivers, the company ensures a hands-on learning experience, setting the stage for exceptional performance.

Understanding the critical role that vehicles play in the delivery process, Picup's training centres will conduct vehicle inspections. This step ensures that all delivery vehicles are maintained at the highest standards of safety and performance, guaranteeing a smooth and secure delivery process for customers.

Stacey Bailey, Head of Driver Operations, Picup: "We are excited to introduce our Driver Training Centres countrywide. We believe that our drivers are the backbone of our service, and we are committed to investing in their growth and professional development. Through these new training centres, we aim to strengthen our delivery network and provide an even better experience for both our drivers and customers."

The training centre is located in Paarden Island Cape Town, Bryanston Johannesburg and Kwazulu Natal location coming soon.