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Are SA’s key logistics assets working? It is amazing how timing sometimes works. When I was asked to do this article, I hadn’t travelled the borders north of SA for probably more than a year. Then came our annual holiday and we decided to visit Botswana and Zambia.
This ended up being extremely educational as I could, for the first time in more than a year, experience the challenges our transportation network users have to experience every
10 Jan 2018
Taking trucking to the next level Volvo Trucks continue to push the boundaries of where technology and trucking meet with their ever-advanced autonomous driving systems and telematics, which have saved fleet managers countless rands in the process.
One of the stars of Volvo South Africa’s reign in the top two extra heavy manufacturers in South Africa is Theunis Eloff, the Commercial Aftermarket Director for Volvo
10 Jan 2018
Is your motor claim repudiation really justified? This article is directed at a specific few who will understand its contents only too well. It was written out of frustration; the knowledge that right, wrong, honesty and dishonesty are not as clearly defined as we have always believed.
It was written to educate the “victims” of unfair motor vehicle insurance claim repudiations; those the insurer repudiates because you “drive in excess of the
10 Jan 2018
Partnering with transport providers to enable strategic objectives Transportation as an element of logistics refers to the mode of the vehicle in which a product or person moves from point A to point B. From a logistics point of view, transport is the science of moving goods to the right place, at the right time, at the right cost. If transportation is merely the mode in which products move, is there any value in viewing it as a strategic driver of business? We think so.
The transportation of goods is the lifeblood of the modern economy. Transportation, and the management thereof, when viewed as a strategic driver of competitive advantage allows
10 Jan 2018
Yellow metal theft: A gold mine industry With the increase in illegal mining operations, the need for mining equipment grows. Now what thief will legally go and rent some equipment and put it to work? Only the dumb ones.
Over the past couple of years the need for mining equipment for illegal mining operations has risen by nearly 60%. This leaves the yellow metals industry wide open for abuse.
10 Jan 2018 - T. D.
Transport to empowerment Africa’s Best 350 (PTY) Ltd (AB350) is one of the biggest 100% black-owned bus companies in the country providing safe, reliable, affordable public transport to rural communities. The company operates a fleet of 185 65-seater buses from eight depots in the Eastern Cape and employs 500 permanent personnel.
Simlindile Hintsa, the Executive Chairman, grew up in Holy Cross, Flagstaff and attended Aliso High School. Thereafter, he joined the Transkei Defence Force in 1985, which he
09 Jan 2018
Goodyear South Africa Goodyear South Africa hosts a Ribbon Cutting ceremony to unveil its state-of-the-art machinery
At an event officiated by Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Mayor, Cllr Athol Trollip, Goodyear South Africa officially unveiled its upgraded, state-of -the-art Uitenhage
14 Dec 2017
Local truck market in November Busses and extra heavies carried local truck market in November
After eleven selling months in 2017, the local truck market is lagging 2.9% behind the sales recorded during the corresponding period last year.   A total of 24 201
06 Dec 2017
On ‘TRAC’ for the holiday season TRAC N4 Toll Route – More Than Just A Road
The Festive Season is traditionally one of the busiest times of the year on South African roads, including the N4 Toll Route. With thousands of motorists expected to travel
06 Dec 2017
Mitsubishi Motors SA Mitsubishi Motors SA unveils tough-looking Triton Xtreme Limited Edition
Bold body-kit design for new tough-looking Triton Xtreme Comprehensive package based on extended customer feedback 50 bakkie fanatics to stand out from the crowd Pay only
04 Dec 2017
Mercedes-Benz Citaro fully-electric city bus Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH is the first customer
Memorandum of understanding signed for the delivery of Mercedes-Benz Citaro city buses with fully-electric drive First vehicles to be delivered at the end of 2018 Practical
04 Dec 2017
Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans eVito now available to order in Germany; ecosystem for the electrification of commercial fleets
Electric drive planned for all commercial model ranges in the Mercedes-Benz Vans line-up eVito launches in 2018, with further model ranges to follow as of 2019 Fast
23 Nov 2017
Women in Transport and Logistics CILTSA Launches Fully-funded Professional Training Programme for Women in Transport and Logistics
The historic, first-ever Candidacy Programme was launched recently, when 30 women in the Transport and Logistics industries were officially enrolled and became student members of
23 Nov 2017
SMME OPPORTUNITY ROADSHOW Taking SMMEs to the next level
“No business can grow in isolation,” said Henry van Deventer, Head of Wealth Development at Old Mutual, speaking at the SMME Opportunity Roadshow 2017 that culminated
23 Nov 2017
Imperial Logistics Imperial Logistics wins crime fighting award
Imperial Logistics’ contribution to fighting truck hijackings, vehicle theft and other related crimes in the transport industry has been recognised by the International
23 Nov 2017


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