Breeze Shipping PTY LTD Gauteng
Eugene has been with us since January 2023. Although he is young, he is very responsible. He is not out of this world but so dedicated to his job for the sake of his family. He goes out of his way to ensure that the truck is safe at all times. We recently had a person steal cables from our trailer and he chased the guy on foot until he was caught and handed to the police. This is proof of trust and his loyalty to the company. He has been driving from Durban to EC every day with no complaints. We meet twice a month halfway to eat and chat.
A young and inspiring person within our industry; every story is encouraging in its own way!
Meet Eugene Thabethe, a 32-year-old father of five from Mpumalanga Malelane, currently residing in Joburg’s Tembisa Winnie. His remarkable journey is a testament to the power of inspiration, unwavering family support, and a commitment to giving back to the community.
Eugene’s journey in the world of trucking was ignited by the memory of his late grandfather, a dedicated truck driver. The stories of his grandfather’s adventures on the open road planted the seeds of ambition in Eugene’s heart, inspiring him to follow in his footsteps.Eugene’s career took a significant turn when he joined a company that recognized his potential. His manager, seeing his determination, encouraged him to obtain a Code 10 license. What makes this remarkable is that his manager not only provided the encouragement but also covered the costs, in return Eugene would gradually reimburse him. Eugene embraced this opportunity, which marked a turning point in his professional life. He later got his code 14 driver’s license in 2021, he ventured into the world of trucking, fuelled by ambition and the desire to honour his late grandfather’s legacy
Behind Eugene’s success stands a strong foundation of family support. His wife, mother, and grandmother, residing back in Mpumalanga, have been unwavering pillars of strength and encouragement throughout his journey. Their support has played a pivotal role in his determination to excel and achieve his dreams.
Eugene’s aspirations don’t stop at being the best truck driver. He envisions owning shares in his current company and becoming a truck owner in the future. His career goals are a testament to his ambition and drive to make a lasting impact in the industry.
His commitment to the community extends beyond his personal journey. He actively participates in a mentorship program that assists future drivers in gaining practical experience. Future drivers become passengers on trips, and through this hands-on approach, they acquire valuable skills and knowledge. What sets Eugene’s mentorship program apart is the implementation of a reward system, recognizing and rewarding the dedication of these aspiring drivers.
Should he win #ThankYouTrucker 2023 he wishes to invest it wisely as he plans to use his winnings to build a house for his beloved wife and children, highlighting the profound importance of family in his life.
Eugene Thabethe’s journey is an inspiring testament to the power of inspiration, family support, and giving back to the community. His story serves as a shining example of what can be achieved through determination and the right support system. Eugene’s journey is not just his own; it’s a source of motivation for all of us to pursue our dreams, support our loved ones, and make a positive impact in our communities.