Shell: Investing in a sustainable energy future

It is no secret that as global populations increase, the need for energy will continue to rise. There is however much discussion around the impact that conventional energy sources pose to the environment, and how energy providers are being...

The right insurance will keep you trucking

Trucks are the lifeblood of South Africa, and truckers are the unsung heroes who spend hours behind the steering wheels of their vehicles delivering loads ranging from farm produce to hazardous chemicals across the country, 365-days a year. While...

Tata proves its worth

With more than 1,1-million kilometres on its odometer, a Tata 8 tonne dropside that’s used as a maximum-load workhorse is well into its second decade of delivering exceptional service for Meyerton-based animal feedstock manufacturer, Hi-Performance Feeds. When Charles Waller and...

NitraLife helps Heymans Kole keep its cool

The world of commercial heavy transportation is highly competitive with new companies entering – and leaving – the industry constantly. Heymans Kole, a transportation company based in Standerton, is one that has outlasted many. In fact, under the leadership...

Mobile Bank

Serco has seen growing demand for its custom designed events vehicles with the latest initiative being a mobile bank to be used as a back-up or disaster relief unit in emergencies. The vehicle was ordered by a prominent bank for...

CCBSA launches new smart trucks

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) recently launched a five-year pilot project to run a 44-pallet Performance-Based Standard (PBS) trailer between Bloemfontein and Upington. The launch took place at Gutsche Plant, in Hamilton, Bloemfontein. The PBS trailer is 27.9 metres long...

Hino continues to dominate Data Track truck survey

Hino South Africa continues to be the dominant top performer in the quarterly Data Track comparative truck study, taking top spot in the combined score for the third successive quarter, as well as scoring highest in two of the...

Iceland Comes to Africa

The Isuzu D-MAX range has an exciting and very exclusive new limited-edition flagship, and it is a derivative which takes off-road prowess to new heights – both literally and figuratively! Set for local launch in May, the Isuzu D-MAX Arctic...

A helping hand

International aid organisations, amongst others, once again placed their trust in Imperial Logistics’ sourcing and procurement business, Imres, to get critically needed medical kits to areas affected by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa and to crisis-torn Venezuela. Between 11 and...

My truck driver ‘braaied’ the truck battery

My driver called me and advised that the truck’s battery was badly burnt. He sent photos and I couldn’t understand how a battery could be so badly damaged that the casing and cables had all melted. In my anger...