Category:Featured June 2011

Long road to road safety
June 1, 2011

Long road to road safety

Road safety is a persistent issue, especially when it comes to the developing world. The meeting of the SADC Working Group on Road Safety...

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Workhorses gain sophistication
June 1, 2011

Workhorses gain sophistication

Medium Commercial Vehicles (MCVs) are precisely defined by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA), as those with Gross Vehicle Mass...

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Keeping the lid on
June 1, 2011

Keeping the lid on

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) has raised Transnet’s pipeline tariffs by a whopping 60%, which could have potentially disastrous effects on...

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The drama unfolds
June 1, 2011

The drama unfolds

The quest to make commercial vehicles lighter and more productive through the use of aluminium is continuing, but the cost is likely to remain...

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Trailer industry in slow recovery mode
June 1, 2011

Trailer industry in slow recovery mode

The global recession, labour strikes and rising steel and tyre prices combined to have a major negative impact on the trailer industry, and then...

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How SA risks losing it’s Africa gateway status
June 1, 2011

How SA risks losing its Africa gateway status

South Africa desperately needs to lower its high supply chain costs, but many taxes, permit fees and new charges by government and other authorities...

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“Mafia Offer” set to benefit SA supply chain
June 1, 2011

“Mafia Offer” set to benefit SA supply chain

Supply chain and operations management professionals attending the 2011 SAPICS annual conference are set to receive an offer ‘that they cannot refuse’, from one...

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Municipal service delivery: it’s time to outsource
June 1, 2011

Municipal service delivery: it’s time to outsource

Many municipalities should outsource some of their service delivery functions to professional fleet operators, or turn to small to medium business enterprises in this...

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New GRW tanker sets tongues wagging
June 1, 2011

New GRW tanker sets tongues wagging

GRW Engineering has staked its well-earned reputation as SA’s top tanker manufacturer on an innovative single, flexible and interchangeable tanker design. UDO RYPSTRA attended...

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Power plus economy makes for a long distance winner
June 1, 2011

Power plus economy makes for a long distance winner

Arguably the leader in its class in terms of fuel consumption, the Renault Premium Lander boasts high levels of power, safety and driver comfort...

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