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Truck body conversion brings new hope to retired shop owner

When a street vendor lost almost her entire livelihood due to burglary and theft, Kanu Commercial Body Construction in Port Elizabeth helped her to get back on her feet - by upgrading her informal "shack-shop" to a...

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...

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...

Serco builds egg transporter for Zambia

Serco has yet another highly satisfied customer – Golden Lay in Zambia. Serco fitted insulated, pre-assembled bodies on two Tata chassis as well as facilitated vehicle branding on the vehicles. All this was accomplished within a week. Golden Lay produces, supplies...

Serco helps further driver training at Coca-Cola

CCBSA invests heavily in the safety of their drivers as well as road users in general and conducts training at a variety of sites around South Africa. The idea was to create mobile training centres prompting the order being...

Eqstra launches rigid refrigerated vehicle with PTO take off

Eqstra Flexi Fleet, a division of Eqstra Fleet Management and Logistics, has partnered with Pecsser & Carrier, Ice Cold Bodies, Hino South Africa and GEA to design a rigid refrigerated vehicle featuring new technology to power the refrigeration units. This...

Serco full of good news for the new year

Full order books, business already coming in for 2019 and a positive outlook generally for the new year - that’s the good news from leading South African trailer and truck building company, Serco. Managing Director Clinton Holcroft attributes the continued...

Serco helps SPAR with the challenge of load securing

Serco in conjunction with its load securing partner Loadlok – a European leader in cargo control solutions – has developed a captive shoring system for SPAR in the Western Cape. The prototype system has been on trial in a 16-ton...

Raising Quality Benchmarks

The year has started off with all cylinders firing for the company. “Business sentiment has started to turn and hopefully this will translate into a new era of growth for the South African economy,” said Clinton Holcroft, MD of...

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