Category:Featured October 2014

Managing maintenance mayhem
October 1, 2014

Managing maintenance mayhem

Vehicle maintenance – possibly two of the most loathed words in a transport operator’s world … but technology is helping to manage this menace,...

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Extra-good news for extra-heavies
October 1, 2014

Extra-good news for extra-heavies

FOCUS speaks to a few local original equipment manufacturers about the current status of the local extra-heavy commercial vehicle (EHCV) sector.

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Making FMCG move faster
October 1, 2014

Making FMCG move faster

Success in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) environment is sensitive to issues such as order size and frequency, traffic congestion and vehicle use. GAVIN...

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Telematics for southern-Africa
October 1, 2014

Telematics for southern-Africa

Telematics makes the world go round for fleet managers and freight forwarders, but these systems might be wanting for the African continent … until...

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A mega company's mega commitment
October 1, 2014

A mega company’s mega commitment

Manline Mega has made history! It is the first South African company dedicated to the transport of abnormal loads to have earned Road Transport...

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Harbouring success
October 1, 2014

Harbouring success

Humanity has been crossing oceans for millennia, initially in search of new lands and later for trade … it’s no wonder that transporting goods...

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Train-ing for tomorrow
October 1, 2014

Train-ing for tomorrow

It’s no secret; Africa is no longer the “Dark Continent” as it houses countries that feature some impressive economic expansion, but the “dark ages”...

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UD Trucks has your back
October 1, 2014

UD Trucks has your back

In the highly competitive southern African truck market, UD Trucks believes the key differentiator is the level of service provided to customers, no matter...

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Bigger, again, and better
October 1, 2014

Bigger, again, and better

Believe it or not, next year will be the fourth instalment of the annual Truck Test event … Time sure does fly when you’re...

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Digitally speaking
October 1, 2014

Digitally speaking

Digital technologies are changing the ways in which we move around cities, towns and countries. CLAIRE RENCKEN speaks to a couple of specialists in the...

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