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Handling fragile goods

South African logistics company, Consolidated Transport, has opted to make use of a fleet of Hino vehicles in order to handle fragile or sensitive cargo. Founded in 1994 by Nico van Jaarsveld, Consolidated Transport operates 25 Hino trucks, virtually all...

Tom Tom proves its worth

Solutions offered by Tom Tom Telematics help a waste management company achieve its goals. Ryan de Smidt reports Binclean SA, founded by Neil Yates and his wife, Sonja, was established after the couple identified a need for self-driven, responsible and...

Vector Logistics’ relationship with Nando’s is set to continue.

The Company has been reappointed as Nando’s chosen supply chain and distribution partner. The contract will see Vector Logistics focus on an efficient end-to-end supply chain solution for one of South Africa’s leading Food Service chains. Vector Logistics is a...

Are your drivers worthy of Hall of Fame honour?

There’s R20 000 to be won by the commercial vehicle driver judged to be South Africa’s best Road safety is an integral part of transport operations and, with this in mind, MasterDrive – in association with TruckX 2017 – has launched...

The old girl just keeps on going…

While seeing the odometer on a truck click over the coveted one-million kilometre milestone is a noteworthy experience, there are some commercial vehicles in daily operation in South Africa that have far exceeded that mark – and then some! One...

AlcoSafe launches innovative KeySafe

AlcoSafe – in collaboration with Trakka – has launched the KeySafe, based on Trakka’s successful key safe platform. The device is a 24-hour management system that records the time drivers collect keys for vehicles, their identities, what time they...

Driver and sidekick caught red handed while stealing truck

Two suspects were recently apprehended in Mamelodi, north-east of Pretoria, while in the process of stealing a truck carrying a load of processed meat. The truck’s owner later confirmed that one of the suspects was, in fact, an employee...

New technology slashes vehicle recovery time

Hijackers are facing a challenge which has the potential to make it more difficult for them to get away with their crimes. New technology has been introduced aimed at drastically reducing the amount of time during which an alert for...

Beating the credit crunch

While South Africa’s economic climate has seen business confidence wane, opting to sweat existing assets – especially when it comes to transport and logistics – may not be in a company’s best interests, says John Loxton, General Manager of...

MAN Automotive SA’s Telematics Innovation Boosts Business Value

Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) MAN Automotive South Africa (locally representing both VW and MAN heavy commercial vehicle brands) has recently demonstrated the overarching value that can be derived through establishing cross-market partnerships, specifically in the telematics industry. As a business...

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