Head of loading and unloading in road transport - Salary and Career
Road transport technicians

Head of loading and unloading in road transport - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They manage and control the vehicle fleet in the road transport of cargo and passengers. Supervise driver and auxiliary activities, check and inspect driver and vehicle documentation. They supervise loading and unloading of cargo and passengers, inspect vehicle and cargo conditions, complete and issue tax and control documents. They schedule and control travel schedules and expenses. They provide care and assistance to victims and their relatives in the event of an accident, and activate support services and official bodies.

How much does an Head of loading and unloading in road transport earn

A Head of loading and unloading in road transport earns between $1.346 and $6.146 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.636 and a median salary of $2.200 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 10.237 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Head of loading and unloading in road transport

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.636 31.636 659 12
1º Quartile 1.346 16.157 337 6
Median Salary 2.200 26.400 550 10
3º Quartile 4.687 56.246 1.172 22
Higher Salary 6.146 73.752 1.536 28

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in transport services
      • transport technicians (logistics)
        • road transport technicians

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Main workplaces

Road transport technicians they work in land transport companies, in the management, planning and inspection (public sector technicians) and in the operation and execution of services (private sector technicians). They are salaried employees, with a formal contract, who organize themselves as a team, under permanent supervision. They work indoors or in shift vehicles. Occasionally work under pressure.

What does it take to work in the field of Road transport technicians

The exercise of the profession of Road transport technicians requires high school vocational technical education or equivalent experience built on an occupational trajectory in the companies in which they operate. The full exercise of activities occurs after a period of three to four years of experience.

Functions and activities of Head of loading and unloading in road transport

Road transport technicians must:

  • control travel expenses;
  • schedule travel time;
  • supervise drivers and travel aids;
  • supervise drivers and travel assistants;
  • communicate;
  • supervise drivers and travel aides;
  • supervise loading and passengers;
  • supervise shipment of cargo and passengers;
  • respond to road accidents;
  • supervise drivers and trip assistants;
  • attend to road accidents;
  • responding to road accidents;
  • answering accidents on the road;
  • manage fleet;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • answering road accidents;
  • supervise loading of cargo and passengers;
  • program travel schedules;

  • Activities

    • serve customers;
    • supervise driver training;
    • monitor entry and exit times of vehicles;
    • scaling vehicles;
    • report to the company's financial sector;
    • demonstrate trustworthiness;
    • close cashier;
    • replace drivers and assistants;
    • inspect vehicle hygiene conditions;
    • update drivers and trip assistants history;
    • control fuel consumption;
    • consult occurrence information systems;
    • check type and quantity of cargo and luggage;
    • activate the company's social service sector;
    • interview drivers before traveling;
    • check vehicle and driver availability;
    • arrange vehicle removal from site;
    • track vehicle along route;
    • issue the cargo tax document;
    • assist non-victimized passengers;
    • check travel route;
    • issue boarding program per vehicle;
    • measure drivers' alcohol content (breathalyzer test);
    • manage unforeseen events;
    • control travel cost spreadsheets;
    • relocate drivers and assistants;
    • make vehicle available for maintenance;
    • monitor drivers and assistants' workload;
    • report to the company number and destination of victims;
    • acting insurance;
    • monitor vehicle along route;
    • check drivers' documentation;
    • providing passenger list;
    • analyze market demand;
    • plan fleet utilization;
    • argue;
    • compatize service demand with fleet;
    • providing a vehicle and driver to continue the journey;
    • call the police;
    • relocate vehicles;
    • register customer complaints and suggestions;
    • demonstrate observation skills;
    • guide drivers and assistants;
    • supervise separation of cargo and baggage;
    • check invoices and accountability;
    • work as a team;
    • trigger technical expertise;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • issue tax document for the cargo;
    • provide information;
    • warn drivers and assistants (in writing and orally);
    • move to the accident site;
    • check tachograph analysis;
    • photograph accident site;
    • check intervals between working hours for drivers and assistants;
    • report an occurrence to the insurer, shipper and customer;
    • work as a team;
    • show organization;
    • resize fleet utilization;
    • listen to suggestions;
    • assign drivers and assistants;
    • providing assistance to victims;
    • demonstrate clarity;
    • report an incident to the insurer, shipper and customer;
    • inspect the driver's conduct in relation to the boarding of passengers;
    • lead;
    • inspect baggage transfer;
    • warn drivers and aides (in writing and orally);
    • demonstrate ability to discernment;
    • negotiate;
    • hire third-party services;
    • check cargo removal;
    • delegate responsibilities;
    • release financial resources for travel;
    • send mechanic to accident scene;
    • fill out incident report;
    • collect passengers' personal belongings;
    • analyze requests from drivers and assistants;
    • compose;
    • demonstrate objectivity;
    • report the accident to the legal department;
    • settle travel accounts with drivers;

    Sectors that hire Head of loading and unloading in road transport the most in the job market

    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • loading and unloading
    • road cargo transport
    • general warehouses - issuance of warrant
    • cargo transport logistics organization
    • retail merchandise in general, with predominance of food products - supermarkets
    • temporary labor lease
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • general building material retail trade
    • road transport of dangerous goods

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