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Uber launches Uber Freight

Following its acquisition of self-driving truck company, Otto, earlier this year, Uber in the United States aims to service the long-haul sector with a new division dubbed Uber Freight. Uber’s CEO and co-founder, Travis Kalamick, says the immediate aim is...

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...

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%...

FAW SA recognised for major achievements

Successes at FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA have been recognised by the FAW Group, which has acknowledged the business unit as the most determined and unified within the FAW Group worldwide. The announcement was made recently at the company’s annual Global...

Adcock Ingram acquires Virtual Logistics

In a move that expands its distribution service, Adcock Ingram Healthcare has acquired Virtual Logistics, a national and cross border transportation company. Already well-established as a logistics operator, Adcock Ingram is the only local pharmaceutical company to offer a full...

Goodyear reaffirmed for Truck Racing Championship

The 2017 FIA European Truck Racing Championship will again see Goodyear supply its specially developed Truck Racing tyres to all competitors. Manufactured in 315/70R22.5 size, the tyres are capable of withstanding high impact loads from 1 500 horsepower, 5,5-ton trucks racing...

Award for Iveco’s Stralis NP

Iveco’s Stralis NP – the first natural gas-powered truck for long haul operations – has been voted “Project of the Year” at the European Gas Awards of Excellence 2017 at the annual European Gas Conference in Vienna, Austria. “We are...

Fuso’s FJ powers in

Daimler’s Fuso range has been extended in South Africa with the launch of the FJ 16-230 – a truck that is suited for medium to heavy duty applications. Ryan de Smidt reports Produced at Daimler’s Commercial Vehicles plant in Chennai,...

Volvo Trucks opens new Alrode dealership

Volvo Trucks has opened a dedicated service and parts dealership in Alrode, Gauteng, bringing the company’s dealer footprint to 20 outlets across the country. Strategically positioned within the industrial area, the Alrode dealership is easily accessible from major roads, including...

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...

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