Category:Featured December 2012

The leading men at MAN
December 1, 2012

The leading men at MAN

Employees are an organisation’s greatest asset – and that includes the management team that steers it into the desired direction. JACO DE KLERK discovers...

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Taking the “loco” out of local deliveries
December 1, 2012

Taking the “loco” out of local deliveries

Milk to the supermarket, parcels to the front door; the distribution and local delivery sector forms the backbone of any regional economy. JACO DE...

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Transporting the nation
December 1, 2012

Transporting the nation

The South African Transport Ministry, which has long been dogged by unpopular decisions and leaders supposedly not fit for the job, is now under...

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They made you stop… Now they make you go
December 1, 2012

They made you stop… Now they make you go

A simple system that promises to reduce fuel consumption by overcoming turbolag has recently been developed by Knorr-Bremse, usually renowned for their air-braking systems....

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Licenced to lead
December 1, 2012

Licenced to lead

Kobus van Zyl is no stranger to this industry. As vice-president of  commercial vehicles at Mercedes-Benz South Africa, he’s the dynamic leader of a...

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Mad about Mercs
December 1, 2012

Mad about Mercs

From humble beginnings in the sleepy town of Springs, to divisional manager of Mercedes-Benz Trucks. That’s been the journey of Clinton Savage. CLAIRE RENCKEN...

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Tapping-in to talent
December 1, 2012

Tapping-in to talent

Godfrey Hani joined Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) in May this year as divisional manager: Freightliner, Western Star and FUSO. CLAIRE RENCKEN spoke to him...

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Smooth global operator
December 1, 2012

Smooth global operator

Driven by customer service, with a passion for technological innovation, Gert Pretorius – MD of Africa Fleet Solutions and head of global operations at...

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Powerstar going stellar
December 1, 2012

Powerstar going stellar

People tend to have mixed feelings when it comes to Chinese products – with consumers fearing them and manufacturers starting to feel intimidated by...

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Keeping it relative
December 1, 2012

Keeping it relative

Following in his father’s footsteps, Greg Ball, general manager of Bustruck, joined the family business and never looked back. He tells BLAIR BURMEISTER how...

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