Daimler Truck Southern Africa does it again: Top Employer, Automotive Industry Leader 2024.

  • DTSA retains its Top Employer status, improving its overall ranking from number 7 to number 5 in the Top 20 ranking of companies.
  • For the second consecutive year, DTSA is awarded Automotive Industry Leader.
  • DTSA’s world class HR practises makes them once again one of South Africa’s leading employers.

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA – On 18 January 2023, the Top Employers Institute announced their certification of companies in South Africa, their respective rankings, and the leading companies per industry. DTSA were once again certified a top employer and improved its overall Top 20 ranking from the 7th position in 2023 to the 5th position in 2024. What is even more exciting is that DTSA, for the second consecutive year, was recognised as the Automotive Industry Leader.

Nathier Jappie, Top Employers Institute - Head of Africa: “Congratulations to Daimler Truck Southern Africa Ltd for achieving their third consecutive Top Employer certification in 2024. Daimler Truck Southern Africa has been recognised amongst the Top 20 ranking companies, securing 5th position in South Africa, and retaining the Automotive Industry Leader title for the second year in a row. Daimler Truck Southern Africa has proven that they work hard to develop their people strategies with the use of world class HR practices. Through the Top Employers Certification programme, the company has proven to play a pivotal role in making the world of work a better place for their employees, we are exceptionally proud to have them as part of the Top Employers certification programme”.

Michael Dietz, President & Group CEO of Daimler Truck Southern Africa commented: “The Top Employer certification is extremely important to us, and it is an honour to receive this certification once again in 2024. On top of this, we are ecstatic to be recognised as the Automotive Industry Leader for the second time. Our employees are our most important asset, therefore proving the best possible workplace is imperative. Thank you to our excellent HR team for their commitment and efforts towards excellent people practises to ensure ongoing success at DTSA.”

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Daimler Truck Southern Africa at a glance
Established in South Africa approximately 60 years ago, Daimler Truck Southern Africa together with its brands provide an optimal experience, expertise, and attractive products and services to its customers. The Company’s success is based on its strong brands inclusive of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Buses, FUSO Trucks in addition to offering parts and services for Freightliner and Western Star Trucks. Its comprehensive product range is backed by market-leading value-added services in Fleetboard, TruckStore, TruckTraining, and Daimler Trucks Financial Services. With a Southern African footprint that includes South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana, Eswatini, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Zambia, the company is headquartered in Pretoria, the capital city of South Africa, and all its products are assembled locally in its East London production plant.