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New MAN vehicles equipped with RIO Box as standard

The RIO Box is now included as standard equipment with all brand-new MAN Euro 6-standard truck series in Europe. In ensuring this, MAN is laying the foundations for a future infrastructure whose services can link up the entire transportation...

Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association to train auditors to assess safety of transporting hazardous...

Transporting dangerous goods, including hazardous chemicals, is associated with specific risks that could cause harm to people, animals, property and the environment in the event of an accident. It is therefore essential for hauliers and logistics service providers to...

Embracing change

Enthusiasm for the super-efficiency that telematics has suddenly put within reach of fleets is what makes modern transportation managers thrive, says Dr David Molapo, Head of Fleet management at Standard Bank Dealing with the usual business-cycle and strategy fluctuations is...

The case for fleet insurance

With careful management and attention to detail, fleet insurance can reduce costs and enhance the safety of employees and still benefit the fleet operator with as much coverage as is required. It can also make a significant contribution towards...

Ctrack entrusted to monitor truck payload productivity

Vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions specialist Ctrack by Inseego is once again throwing its weight behind Truck Test 2017. The gathering will see 12 heavy commercial trucks demonstrate their capabilities in a one-day test organised by Focus magazine...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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