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South Africa’s most fuel-efficient trucker

Volvo Trucks’ Most Fuel Efficient Driver is a global competition that attracts over 10 000 entries from across 40 countries. The competition, which aims to identify the world’s most fuel-efficient truck driver, culminates in September at a grand finale to...

Serco displays custom building skills 

Serco has once again reinforced its high quality custom building capability by producing two fully-equipped trailers for use as mobile learner driver license test centres. The 12,5m-long trailers were built for PCubed (Pty) Ltd, and are currently being used in Mpumalanga...

Bridgestone grows truck and bus footprint

Bridgestone South Africa has launched a new addition to its Firestone FS404 range of heavy-duty tyres. Initially available only in 315/80 R22.5 size, the FS404 is now also available as a 12 R22.5 variant; optimised for duty on steer,...

BF Goodrich launches truck tyre range in SA

Michelin subsidiary BF Goodrich has launched a truck tyre range in South Africa aimed at customers “who demand international quality, reliable and robust tyres at an affordable price,” says Franck Sire, Michelin’s marketing director. He says BF Goodrich’s Route Control...

Mercedes-Benz Trucks launches new Actros in South Africa

Reliability, efficiency and safety are the three core characteristics that define the new Mercedes-Benz Actros. With over 25,000 vehicles sold in South Africa since it was introduced to the market in 1998, the Actros family has long been the...

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...

Barloworld takes ownership of SMD

SMD is proud to announce that the leading global brands distributor, Barloworld South Africa (Pty) Ltd has recently attained full ownership of Salvage Management and Disposals (Pty) Ltd (SMD), the country’s largest salvage operator. The Barloworld Group acquired a 52%...

Woodford secures Softbev distribution in Gauteng

The Woodford Group has announced a 36-month distribution contract with Softbev – a major player in the FMCG industry that specialises in a variety of soft drinks, including Pepsi, Cooee and Jive. The contract, worth about R45-million, will see Woodford...

Adcock Ingram launches AVL and celebrates Owner Drivers

Just over a year after acquiring Virtual Logistics (Pty) Ltd, a national and cross border fine distribution company, Adcock Ingram Healthcare (Pty) Ltd has redefined its distribution strategy and is proud to announce the launch of AVL.  Virtual Logistics...

Famous Brands picks Cquential

Famous Brands, Africa’s largest branded food service franchisor, has selected Cquential Solutions as its warehouse optimisation partner. Famous Brand’s group logistics services executive, Bill Davies, says the company elected to partner with Cquential to address the group’s need to deliver...

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