Category:Featured March 2015

Burning borders?
March 16, 2015

Burning borders?

Road transport within Africa is no doubt a risky business. With wasted time, incidents of corruption and lost loads and vehicles, it’s expensive, too....

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It’s the final countdown
March 16, 2015

It’s the final countdown

With Truck Test 2015 little more than a month away, the excitement is palpable. CLAIRE RENCKEN talks to some of the participants and suppliers...

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Minimum energy, maximum production
March 16, 2015

Minimum energy, maximum production

The MAN Pinetown assembly plant produces variants of the company’s low, medium and heavy range truck and bus chassis to global standards. It now...

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The thrills and spills of Dakar 2015
March 16, 2015

The thrills and spills of Dakar 2015

GIANENRICO GRIFFINI brings us an exclusive interview with Ayrat Mardeev of the Kamaz Master Team, winners of Dakar 2015.

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Back on the rails?
March 16, 2015

Back on the rails?

It’s said that South Africa’s rail industry is but a shadow of its former glory; volumes have remained flat over the past 20 years...

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Wanted: more skilled personnel
March 16, 2015

Wanted: more skilled personnel

Skills shortages continue to bedevil the logistics and supply chain industry. MARIO LANDMAN, head of the Institute of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, elaborates.

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To reuse or recycle, that is the question
March 16, 2015

To reuse or recycle, that is the question

What is being done to counteract the negative effect that used tyres have on the environment? With different entities sharing one goal, there might...

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Triumphing over tough times?
March 16, 2015

Triumphing over tough times?

Some say that the world is overcoming the effects of the recent recession, while others warn that we shouldn’t jump the gun … One...

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Not disastrous, but could be better
March 16, 2015

Not disastrous, but could be better

On February 25, Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene, delivered South Africa’s annual budget speech to Parliament in Cape Town. Azar Jammine, director and chief...

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