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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...

Peering into the fleet crystal ball

The freight and transport industries are in a state of evolution, with the key marker being the need to develop means to offer greater efficiency and cleaner transport solutions. As such, third party suppliers such as Shell, are collaborating...

A culture of disobeying road laws

Three teenagers were killed and another is in a serious condition in hospital in KwaZulu-Natal after a taxi driver skipped a red light and collided with them. The community has expressed anger at the tragic incident saying that taxi...

Barloworld’s new group structure

On 27 February, Barloworld Group announced a strategic decision to merge their Automotive and Logistics divisions, a move that will leverage the assets and capabilities of the two divisions. The new change brings about the opportunity to strengthen the group’s...

Nelson Mandela Bay Metro supports local production

When Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality needed to upgrade its existing fire-fighting fleet, it procured these tough fire-fighting machines right on its door step. Locally built at Isuzu Motors South Africa's Port Elizabeth truck plant, the Isuzu FXZ 26-360 6x4 fitted...

The future of logistics depends on four key elements

DHL, the world’s leading international express services provider, recently showcased the key trends that could impact the logistics industry in the next five to ten years, at an event held in Sandton, Johannesburg. Speaking at the event, Denis Niezgoda, DHL...

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...

SABOA calls on the Department of Transport to consider a more progressive National Transport...

At the 2018 SABOA Conference and Exhibition in July, Professor Jackie Walters, Strategic Advisor for the Southern African Bus Operators Association (SABOA), highlighted a number of important areas which needed to be covered in the Draft White Paper on...

GemCap acquires transport disruptor, Linebooker

African Rainbow Capital Investments subsidiary, GemCap has announced that it has acquired online transport management business, Linebooker from Oceana Group (Pty) Limited. The investment being made by GemCap will provide a springboard to expand and grow the existing business...

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