The Public Utility Transport Corporation (PUTCO) is a supplier of passenger transport administrations in the territories of Gauteng, Limpopo, and the western pieces of Mpumalanga in South Africa.PUTCO was set up in 1945 after the transport strike of 1944.
It happened again at Zakheni kwa mhlanga curve, the putco Bus that was driving in a fast unsafe speed collided with the taxi, this accident was just something to take lives of many people since they were going to work using same transport to and from work every day. The biggest
The Public Utility Transport Corporation (PUTCO) is a provider of commuter bus services in the provinces of Gauteng, Limpopo, and the western parts of Mpumalanga in South Africa. PUTCO was established in 1945 after the bus strike of 1944. Now, PUTCO is going through a rough season. The bus company has announced that it will be retrenching 214 of its employees. In a statement the company says like most businesses it has been severely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown regulations imposed
Just a few days after the sad news of Greyhound announcing that it is closing operations after 37 years, another known bus operator Putco has also revealed that it is in financial distress and that it will be retrenching some of its staff. Greyhound announced this week to every one’s surprise mentioning that after 37 years in service the company was shutting its doors. The company went on in a statement to thank its patrons and staff. In its reasons for closing down the inter provincial and cross border transport
When I graduated from high school i could not wait to come to the city of gold or johannesburg since it was a talk of everyone.People who had come to johannesburg before described its beauty with so much details.
Many bus companies seem to have hit a snug and are hitting rock bottom after the pandemic, some have reached a point of no return and are forced to close shop since the are no longer in good financial standing. Just barely two days after the bus giants Geryhound have announced that they are closing shop, another big South African bus company have made a huge announcement where they revealed that they will be retrench over 200 of their workers. According to a Tweet by News24, Putco have reached a conclusion to
The Covid-19 pandemic has destroyed so many lives in many ways. It has affected people in different ways. Some lost their loved ones, some lost their jobs, and some lost their homes. The pandemic has hit hard, and it is getting scarier by the day. There have been so many businesses that have been affected, and as a result, many were retrenched. Having a job during this period has become something that most people are grateful for. Yesterday, it was reported that Greyhound is closing its curtains. This means
This is the most toughest time of them all, how could taxi drivers stood so low and drop the ball? In the circumstances of corona, life is a journey to adjust to. A lot of people are only getting back to work, but imagine not pitching and telling your boss you had no alternative transportation to report to work. Also the students are writing exams, in the words of Nelson Mandela “education is the key to success”, but taxi operators never thought twice before they can take that key away from students by protesting.
PUTCO had put on motion to retrench 214 employees after it was hit hard by the Pandemic at the beginning of last year.NUMSA(National Union of Mineworkers SA) which oppost the decision from the on set was delighted to hear that PUTCO has decided otherwise.
Bus company Putco said that it will retrench 214 employees due to financial constraints triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement, Putco said like other bus companies, they have been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic because of the decline in passengers and revenues. The company said that following the Disaster Management Act, the government has developed the regulations for the public transport that they had to comply with and also implement. Putco said that they then scale down their operation
Sad news as Greyhound & Citiliner close operation, meanwhile Putco will be retrenching 214 employees
(Source: AdvoBarryRoux.com) The transport industry has been getting thinner, following the higher infection of Coronavirus pandemic. South Africans have been under different lockdowns, as the government is trying to stop the higher spread of the deadly virus. Unfortunately, this solution has also led to numerous jobs being lost within the country. Fewer people are travelling across the country, as many people are now on quarantine and trying to stay safe, by not exposing themselves to COVID-19. Sadly, the
Source: https://twitter.com/enca/status/1357347016779567108?s=21 We have seen how Greyhound has struggled to make ends meet in order to keep their services going but due to the COVID-19 things had to change where by they had to terminate their services all at once. Today it’s Putco bus services. Most local people uses Putco to go to work and to come back fro their works . Putco has ever since made life easy for many South Africans with its prices and its services as well. It was sad today to hear that there
Yesterday, Greyhound/ Citiliner announced that it was shutting its doors after 37 years of service. According to the bus service, they will continue their work until the 15th of February 2021 and any customers who has bookings after this date will be refunded until the end of March. People were shocked and many speculated that it could be that business was too slow for the company especially because their tickets are too pricey. Whilst still dealing with this, the public was shocked to learn of yet another bus
Another Putco Company Going Through Financial Distress See More Here Source:eNCA twitter live Putco to retrench 214 employees due to financial distress caused by COVID-19 Another company qhuch is expected to be having financial crisis is Putco bus company. This cimpany has been in a road for many years. On Wednesday, luxury liner Greyhound announced it will be discontinuing services from the middle of the month. Covid19 has destroyed many companies. We hope and pray that the country does not go back to
It is said news to hear that people are going to loose their Jobs. Because of Covid19 many jobs were lost .Putco also is retrenching it's employees . Over 200 employees will be retrenched and their Jobs will be over .It is really sad news. Putco explained due Covid19 the company has badly affected their service and profits . And they lost a lot money because of Covid19 and now the company is forced to retrech some of its employees to pick up and cover up their finacial status. And over 200 jobs will be cut and
Unemployment is rising in South Africa as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the economic sectors. Most companies arw closing abd some are retrenching due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier on this week a company known as Greyhound closed business after 37 years of operation. This is a painful thing to the economy as a whole, the workers and all those who benefitted from this company. Most people took to the internet a feeling of disappointment and dismay after they heard the bad news of this company
It has come with absolute shock to the 214 staff of Putco Buses. This comes just after a day the GreyHound, biggest bus Company in South Africa, says they will no longer be in the business in South Africa. The situation for the buses is very crutial at this moment, as people are being restricted to visit far places in the same country, if people do not travel due to Covid-19 than Transportation companies wont be making any profit or any margin at all. For Putco, they have released a statement saying they will
What do I remember of the 1960s? 1) In Johannesburg I remember long lines of black people around this time of day waiting for PUTCO busses to take them to the townships out of "white areas" where they worked. 2) I did not know about the locations so the busses swallowed up all these thousands of people in the late afternoon, only to disgorge them again in the morning. 3) I also saw people being randomly stopped everywhere by the police who demanded their documents. Only later at university in the 1980s did I
In Durban -MORE than 800 individuals will lose their positions after Greyhound reported that it will be shutting its tasks. This was by the South African Road Passenger Bargaining Council (SARBC), which additionally revealed that more than 4 000 positions have been lost in the business since March a year ago. "The conclusion of Greyhound and Citiliner are a prosecution of the tragic situation and strife the business is in. The business has encountered a tremendous plunge and it is truly dying. There are
Screenshot cred: Twitter Things are going from bad to worse as Putco announces that they will have to release 214 employees due to financial distress and covid-19. Just yesterday greyhound announced that they are shutting down its operations starting next week. A lot of people are worried because most of a lot of transport operations are shutting down and people are losing their jobs due to being retrenched. Screenshot cred: Twitter The reason why Putco is no longer operating is because churches are closed