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FOcus on transport and Logistics
The elephant in the room
December 27, 2017

The elephant in the room

The importance of understanding the functions of bills of lading

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When does a stagnant economy help?
December 27, 2017

When does a stagnant economy help?

When you are a bus operator…

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What Chance Regional Integration?
December 27, 2017

What Chance Regional Integration?

The cross-border road-transport industry throughout the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region operates in a permanent climate of frustration at the continual obstacles to...

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Rainy days and washaways
December 27, 2017

Rainy days and washaways

The JRA faces an uphill battle as the rainy season has again washed away the best of Joburg’s roads

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Bracing for AARTO
December 19, 2017

Bracing for AARTO

The legislators gave us a break in 2017

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Coming to a pole near you?
December 19, 2017

Coming to a pole near you?

This is the 50th Hopping Off column and I remain humbly aware that I have repeated myself several times by now. So, forgive me...

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Rewriting the trucking rulebook, Mack Trucks sings its own Anthem and E-Fuso to take MFTBC to the future
December 19, 2017

Rewriting the trucking rulebook, Mack Trucks sings its own Anthem and E-Fuso to take MFTBC to the future

“The Tesla Semi will deliver a far better experience for truck drivers, while increasing safety and significantly reducing the cost of cargo transport.” That...

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Turning the wheels of the economy and the transport industry
December 8, 2017

Turning the wheels of the economy and the transport industry

Joe Mahlo, general manager of commercial at Engen, has spent more than three decades keeping the transport industry fuelled. FOCUS chats to him.

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Questions around the UK’s truck platoon trial
December 8, 2017

Questions around the UK’s truck platoon trial

In 2018, the United Kingdom (UK) is set to run a £8,1-million (R152-million) truck platooning test. While similar tests have run successfully in other...

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Driveline dilemma!
December 8, 2017

Driveline dilemma!

Solutrans was expected to be all about e-mobility, and, of course, this subject did feature prominently – But it wasn’t the sole star of...

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Tale of typewriters and a terrific bakkie!
December 8, 2017

Tale of typewriters and a terrific bakkie!

Did you know that Mercedes-Benz used to make a bakkie long, long ago? And that Mercedes (sans Benz) made a typewriter? CHARLEEN CLARKE travels...

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Working in the little big company
December 8, 2017

Working in the little big company

GAVIN MYERS chats to four of Scania South Africa’s top leaders to find out how they drive – and are driven by – the...

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