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Logistics

New dawn for Laser Group with BBBEE deal

One of South Africa’s largest independent logistics companies, the Laser Group (Pty) Ltd, has concluded a significant BBBEE transaction making it one of only a few in the sector that is majority black-owned. The transaction, settled on July 30, saw...

The risk management approach to fleet insurance

With the cost of insurance rising annually, it has become imperative for fleet owners to change their approach to fleet insurance. This is the view of Willers Baard, managerial consultant at Eqstra Financial Services, a division of Eqstra Fleet Management...

Cartrack’s unique technical training model uplifts talented young South Africans

For 27-year-old Sandile Mungwe, the training and subsequent employment he has received at Cartrack has proven to be life-changing in more ways than one. Sandile has always had an aptitude for auto mechanical work, but has received limited opportunities...

Technology in the supply chain – does it threaten jobs?

We cannot ignore the technological evolution of work across business. Globally, things are changing, fast, and so is the way we do things. The emergence of concepts influenced by technology such as ‘drop and collect’, digitallogistics that facilitates paperless, high-speed,...

True customised logistics can drive your business goals

In increasingly competitive markets across the globe, companies are earnestly seeking ways to differentiate themselves from their competitors.  The logistics sector is no exception.  Detlev Duve, Managing Director of Dachser South Africa, says that the South African logistics sector...

Continental and Toyota Material Handling join forces

Continental and Toyota Material Handling join forces: All Traigo80 forklift trucks ordered since April 1, 2018 come fitted with the Continental solid tire SC20+ as standard. "The decision to change the tire came in response to feedback from the...

Don’t get left out in the cold this winter!

“Allow us to take care of your doors and PVC strip curtains’ service requirements before winter is here so that you can focus on your core business,” advises Bram Janssen, Managing Director of door and loading dock solutions specialist,...

Kerry Logistics acquires freight forwarding company S.A.S. in South Africa

Kerry Logistics Network Limited have announced the acquisition of Shipping and Airfreight Services (Pty) Limited (S.A.S.), a well-established freight forwarding and logistics company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Established 30 years ago, S.A.S. provides its international customers with flexible logistics...

Drive Vision set to change the essentials of fleet management

An on-board dual camera system from global fleet management vehicle recovery and insurance telematics provider, Cartrack, reduces the costs of managing vehicle fleets, while creating new ways to motivate drivers and improve their on-the-road performance. Historically, commercial drivers within fleets...

Promoting good driver an fleet manager relationships

The lives of long-haul truck drivers are often romanticised – every day is different, they are out on the open road, they get to drive through spectacular landscapes, they manoeuvre beasts of machines, they command the respect of all...

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