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Electric trucks in action – MAN and CNL begin practical testing

Joachim Drees, chairman of the Executive Board of Man Truck & Bus AG, and his board colleague Dr. Ulrich Dilling, responsible for production and logistics, handed over the first electric trucks of the type MAN eTGM at the Steyr...

Successfully operating forklifts

The thin line between success and failure of forklifting operations can most often be traced back to the quality of advice offered by the equipment supplier at the time of the original purchase. With a bewildering amount of types of...

Ctrack helps power Sasol Solar Challenge

Telematics and vehicle tracking specialists, Ctrack, are providing real-time visibility to local and international competitors taking part in this year’s Sasol Solar Challenge. As a proud event partner, the company is providing a combination of tracking units which will record...

Customercentric partner relationships: the heart of successful logistics in South Africa

Entrepreneurial Bidvest Panalpina Logistics explains why customercentric businesses are leading the pack Leading customercentric businesses could see their projected profit growth rates increase from 5.3% this year to 7.4% in 2020, according to a 2018 survey by KPMG Canada, while...

Volvo Trucks presents its future transport solution

Volvo Trucks presented a new transport solution consisting of autonomous electric commercial vehicles which contribute to a much more efficient, safer and cleaner transportation solution.  This piece of information was made available at the Volvo Group Innovation Seminar which...

4 000th FAW rolls off Coega production line

FAW South Africa’s world-class Coega assembly plant recently celebrated another production milestone: assembly of the 4 000thFAW in South Africa. With a presence in South Africa dating 24 years, FAW’s assembly plant has become the bedrock for further investments in the...

The hidden costs of cheap tyres

When it seems like there’s always more money left at the end of the month, it’s worth taking a longer term perspective, particularly when it comes to buying items as essential to safety as tyres. Cheap ones will cost...

Logistics Association modernises to meet industry demands

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILTSA) is undertaking a ‘revitalisation and modernisation’ campaign in order to address the growing demand for qualified professionals in the logistics industry according to the Chairman Charles Dey. “The organisation has provided a...

ID Logistics goes green with solar at its warehouses

ID Logistics South Africa, part of the leading French international contract logistics group, recent successfully installed solar PV solutions at both its Johannesburg and Cape Town warehousing facilities. According to ID Logistics SA’s Managing Director, Etienne Juillard, these installations represent...

Altron’s Netstar invests in hearing impaired team to transform client performance

Netstar, a subsidiary of JSE-listed Altron, has a long-standing learnership programme that includes people living with disabilities. It provides learners the opportunity to develop meaningful careers and expand their skills in the formal job sector. As a result of...