Category:Featured July 2012

Truck Test 2012
July 24, 2012

Truck Test 2012: The final results!

With Truck Test 2012 officially done and dusted, we have the full, final results ready for you to see.

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Green with … hope?
July 1, 2012

Green with … hope?

The 2012 RFA Conference touched on some serious issues facing the transport industry, from carbon tax to “The Road to Mangaung”. But as economist...

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Covering your tracks
July 1, 2012

Covering your tracks

What do cops and robbers, tracking companies and fleet owners have in common? Truck hijackings, vehicle theft and recovery. FOCUS investigates.

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Getting a freight
July 1, 2012

Getting a freight

Long-distance line hauling is the economic lifeline of Africa, transporting goods across the continent. However, it holds challenges for both man and machine. JACO...

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Sick and tyre’d of pollution
July 1, 2012

Sick and tyre’d of pollution

Tyres are a serious recycling and waste management problem – even with current know-how, we still haven’t found an economical way to recycle them....

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Old is old and new is expensive?
July 1, 2012

Old is old and new is expensive?

In today’s times, with everybody pushing to earn that extra buck in the face of rising costs and daily insecurity, it could make sense...

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The French connection
July 1, 2012

The French connection

Bums in seats. That’s what you need in order to tell trucks. This is why Renault Trucks holds Construction Days for its clients. GAVIN...

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Ain’t no mountain high enough
July 1, 2012

Ain’t no mountain high enough

With the down run to Durban a success, Truck Test 2012 participants still had a lot more to look forward to. GAVIN MYERS rejoins...

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Engen’s Ian McToal, John Kennedy, Lindsay Bassett, Karen Smith and Wiaan Burger enjoying Truck Test 2012.
July 1, 2012

Engen ensures driver wellness

Driver wellness is a critical aspect of the transport and logistics sector, but one that many in the industry tend to ignore or take...

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The Ctrack-fitted Truck Test 2012 fleet parked at Dube Trade Port next to King Shaka International Airport, where they took part in a parade – one of the test’s highlights for Eugene van Niekerk, senior business consultant at Ctrack.
July 1, 2012

Ctrack sees trucks to the sea shore

The nationally and internationally record-setting Truck Test 2012 may have passed, but the value it added to the industry remains. JACO DE KLERK takes...

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