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What’s new from ORBCOMM for TruckX 2019

 TruckX Conference and Expo is South Africa’s largest trucking, logistics and fleet event dedicated to the road transport industry. It takes place in Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, Johannesburg, South Africa on July 3, 2019. ORBCOMM is a global leader and...

FAW Harrismith becomes full sales and service dealer

FAW Harrismith, which opened on 4 March this year, is now a full FAW sales and service branch and part of the growing FAW South Africa dealer network. The Free State facility was previously an independent dealer that sold FAW...

Shell: Investing in a sustainable energy future

It is no secret that as global populations increase, the need for energy will continue to rise. There is however much discussion around the impact that conventional energy sources pose to the environment, and how energy providers are being...

The right insurance will keep you trucking

Trucks are the lifeblood of South Africa, and truckers are the unsung heroes who spend hours behind the steering wheels of their vehicles delivering loads ranging from farm produce to hazardous chemicals across the country, 365-days a year. While...

Tata proves its worth

With more than 1,1-million kilometres on its odometer, a Tata 8 tonne dropside that’s used as a maximum-load workhorse is well into its second decade of delivering exceptional service for Meyerton-based animal feedstock manufacturer, Hi-Performance Feeds. When Charles Waller and...

NitraLife helps Heymans Kole keep its cool

The world of commercial heavy transportation is highly competitive with new companies entering – and leaving – the industry constantly. Heymans Kole, a transportation company based in Standerton, is one that has outlasted many. In fact, under the leadership...

Mobile Bank

Serco has seen growing demand for its custom designed events vehicles with the latest initiative being a mobile bank to be used as a back-up or disaster relief unit in emergencies. The vehicle was ordered by a prominent bank for...

CCBSA launches new smart trucks

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) recently launched a five-year pilot project to run a 44-pallet Performance-Based Standard (PBS) trailer between Bloemfontein and Upington. The launch took place at Gutsche Plant, in Hamilton, Bloemfontein. The PBS trailer is 27.9 metres long...

Shedding weight on refrigerated trailers

Heavily focused on reducing trailer tare weight, Serco recently completed the manufacture of its first two Protec reefer semi-trailers, using aluminium facings in place of steel. The result is vehicles with the advantage of injected foam panel technology plus the...

Tata Ultra has class-leading credentials

In South Africa’s truck market, the Tata brand is perceived to punch well above its weight – and no model more so than the recently launched Ultra, which competes in the 4,5- to 5,5-ton segment. Described by Harneet Luther, CEO...

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