Macdonald Saasa won the South Africa pre-round. He’s a good-hearted driver who considers taking part in the Drive Me Challenge a dream coming true. We really look forward to meeting him.
Describe yourself in maximum 20 words.
I am a good hearted person who is always smiling and getting along with everyone.
What did you think and feel when you realized that you were the winner of your national event and that you are going to the Final in Germany?
I was very happy and the first thing that came to mind was: “God finally heard my prayers”. The Germany trip is a dream that comes true and I am looking forward to represent by beloved company and colleagues.
Did you expect to win?
Yes, I was very confident because I know I am the best driver.
Have you ever been in Europe? If not, what do you expect from this cultural exchange?
No, I have never been to Europe, I expect to have a splendid trip and an opportunity to meet other TNT drivers, I can’t wait.
What kind of driver are you (PUD driver, linehaul, etc.)? How would you describe yourself as a driver?
I’m a PUD driver. I am very careful.
How many years of experience do you have within TNT?
Three years with TNT (started as an apprentice driver)
Describe briefly a typical workday.
Delivery and collection of big and small shipments to different destination, long hours, it was hard for me at first but now I enjoy every minute of my job.
What do you like about your job?
The challenges I encounter and communicating with customers
What kind of issues do you run into?
Tight deadlines, having to rush to a certain destination and high traffic volumes.
What do you think drive me can bring into your life?
It is going to change my life.
Do you think your team will win also the final?
Yes it is possible to win. Other teams might have good drivers but we must remain positive.
Anyway to whom would you like to dedicate your victory?
I would dedicate this victory to my mother, colleagues and TNT management.