Friderici News | An exceptional convoy in the rear view mirror
An exceptional convoy in the rear view mirror
Today we follow the young driver Gabriel Regamey, who has just turned 20, in his mission to transport a very large retention tank during an exceptional convoy. This member of the Swiss Truckers has completed an apprenticeship as a heavy vehicle driver with a Federal Certificate of Competence at Friderici Spécial and is demonstrating his outstanding professionalism.
The young driver, along with his colleagues Emin Fejzullahi and Cesario Araujo Pereira, began his assignment in Upper Valais at 5 a.m. for a delivery to Arconciel, not far from Fribourg. To carry out the delivery, they have to overcome various difficulties that occur along the way: The imposing metal retention tank, which is 5.40m wide and 8m long, must not hit the arches when passing under bridges or viaducts, nor the roofs of chalets, and even less the sidewalks. The young driver must also be very precise when passing other trucks on narrow roads, or when driving through construction sites where it is sometimes necessary to remove barriers.
But it is all these challenges that make the job so appealing according to Gabriel. Indeed, the young driver hates routine and likes to learn new things with each mission. For him, this is what makes his job so rewarding. He is also interested in the wide range of activities at Friderici Spécial, that goes from lifting to mechanics, handling and transport.
We would like to thank Laurent Missbauer of SWISS CAMION magazine, the monthly professional publication of the Swiss Truckers, for his article. The training of apprentices is very important to us and this article highlights the teamwork and skills of our employees.
If you would like to read more about Gabriel Regamey’s exceptional convoy, you can find the article published in the Swiss Camion magazine by clicking here!