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Staffing, recruitment, HR and training

Staffing, recruitment, HR and training

Mercedes-Benz Trucks to train 200 commercial vehicle drivers as part of Transport Month

The South African government declared October as National Transport Month in 2005 in order to raise awareness on the crucial role of transport in the economy. The annual initiative is also used to encourage participation from civil society and...

SPAR commends driver safety solution

VSc Solutions has received one of the coveted Spar Supplier of the Year awards for a solution that improved driver safety and fleet efficiency. “Our service to our customers is very dependent on the quality of the service delivered by...

Best UD Fleet drivers off to compete in Japan

UD Trucks Southern Africa announced the brand’s top fleet drivers in two categories at its annual Extra Mile Challenge driver competition. The competition that consisted of numerous efficiency and safety evaluations, took place at the Gerotek Vehicle Testing Facility, and...

Imperial Logistics leads the industry with African first-ever automated-briefing programme for drivers

Imperial Logistics has achieved a transport industry first with the launch of an automated-briefing system for drivers. This ground breaking initiative is reducing the operational risk in Imperial’s operations, while at the same time it is expanding employees’ exposure to...

Gearing women up for work in male-dominated environments

More women are choosing traditionally male-dominated roles. According to the Department of Labour’s Employment equity report of 2016, of the 13.2% of women employed in the mining industry, 11% form part of the operational mining workforce in South Africa....

How to drive in misty conditions

Last week Johannesburg woke up to a blanket of mist. This caused havoc on the roads particularly in Benoni where at least 50 people were injured in crashes on the N12. This is what MasterDrive says you need to do...

Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association to train auditors to assess safety of transporting hazardous...

Transporting dangerous goods, including hazardous chemicals, is associated with specific risks that could cause harm to people, animals, property and the environment in the event of an accident. It is therefore essential for hauliers and logistics service providers to...

Specialised driver training for medium commercial vehicles

Drivers on South African roads see them every day: medium commercial vehicles transporting their loads from one point to another. Yet, much less attention is paid to C1 category vehicles or ‘Sprinters’ and the skills required to safely move...

Vocational training from Scania

Scania has helped to establish Ghana’s first vocational training programme for heavy vehicle service technicians. The Swedish truck manufacturer, along with other industry partners, has contributed funding, premises, vehicles and personnel support to the project, which has been established...

Engen Driver Wellness 2017 kicks off

Engen Driver Wellness 2017, a mobile health awareness initiative run by Thubelihle Occupational Health & Wellness on behalf of the oil company, kicked off last month at the Cape Road Convenience Centre in Port Elizabeth. The initiative – which impacts...

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