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Latest acquisition extends Concord Cranes’ reach in Namibia Concord Namibia, which forms part of the Concord Cranes Group, has expanded its geographical reach in Namibia through the strategic acquisition of a Walvis Bay-based company
Concord Cranes recently acquired Walvis Bay-based plant hire company Rent-A-Plant Namibia, a Namibian based-and-run company with an in-depth knowledge of the country due to its 19
22 Feb 2018
AftaRobot taxi app hails in a new paradigm for the local minibus taxi industry  
AftaRobot, an unprecedented transport management technology platform aimed at every touch point in the South African minibus taxi industry, officially launches today in
22 Feb 2018
Volvo Trucks Heavy Haulage offer Volvo Truck’s I-shift with crawler gears offers a flexibility that allows fleet owners to say yes to more jobs.
The world class automated gearbox with one or two crawler gears and the added option of extra reverse gears offers versatility and allows for more opportunities and higher
16 Feb 2018
Complete Power Systems Cummins Launches Simulator To Demonstrate Complete Power Systems
Cummins Power Generation has officially launched a new simulator at the Cummins Training Centre in Kelvin, Johannesburg to demonstrate its entire product line-up as an integrated
01 Feb 2018
Volvo Trucks Volvo Trucks wants to see fewer trucks in urban rush-hour traffic
In 2019, Volvo Trucks will start selling electric trucks in Europe, and the first units will already be put into operation with selected reference customers as early as this year.
29 Jan 2018
Damen Shipyards Cape Town Damen Shipyards Cape Town contracted for CSD 250 for Dredging Africa
Dredging Africa (Pty) Ltd has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) for the delivery of a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 250. Due to Damen’s policy of series
29 Jan 2018
Cargo Carriers Welcomes Solly Letsoalo Appointment of Chief Executive Officer
The board of directors of Cargo Carriers is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Lekau (Solly) Letsoalo as Chief Executive Officer and an executive director of Cargo Carriers
22 Jan 2018
Truck drivers on SA Roads Fatigue is top safety issue for truck drivers on SA roads
“Driver fatigue is one of the greatest challenges faced by South Africa’s truck drivers. This is why we are so adamant that our drivers take regular breaks and get the
16 Jan 2018
Mercedes-Benz enters battle for budget commuter market Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa have introduced a value for money OF-1723 bus chassis to challenge the highly competitive commuter segment. Road Ahead had a front row seat for the unveiling.
Launched in tough economic times for both original equipment manufacturers and bus operators, the bus is designed to be fuel efficient and provide maximum uptime. The bus
10 Jan 2018 - G. S.
How mobile robots will transform material handling and logistics industries Mobile robotics in material handling and logistics will become a $75bn market by 2027. It will then more than double by 2038.
These staggering headline figures mask turbulent transformative changes underneath: some technologies will rise and transform the fortunes of industries, fuelling growth rates far
10 Jan 2018 - D. K. G. / I.
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
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