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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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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Viewing Vic
December 1, 2012

Viewing Vic

The musician Jimi Hendrix said “knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens”. Celebrating half a century in the commercial vehicle industry this year, Vic Oliver is...

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Humble man at the helm of Hino
December 1, 2012

Humble man at the helm of Hino

Dr Casper Kruger does not like the spotlight. But as vice president of Hino, South Africa, it comes with the territory. CLAIRE RENCKEN finds...

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Man of many talents
December 1, 2012

Man of many talents

Dewald Olivier is the senior manager of customer service and marketing planning at Hino. From humble beginnings as a diesel mechanic apprentice in Durban...

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Hino’s wheeler and dealer
December 1, 2012

Hino’s wheeler and dealer

Jan Lombard, senior manager of the Hino dealer network and business management department, started out as a high school teacher. CLAIRE RENCKEN spoke to...

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Driving the Hino sales force
December 1, 2012

Driving the Hino sales force

Senior manager of sales at Hino, IJ Greeff, has been in the trucking industry for 34 years. CLAIRE RENCKEN gets to know the man...

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Caution, spill ahead!
December 1, 2012

Caution, spill ahead!

Mention the term “hazchem”, and many South Africans cringe. Even worse is the fact that road accidents involving so-called hazardous freight are rife in...

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