Category:Steering Column

October 1, 2009

Industry’s top companies named

Which companies are at the top of the game within the transport industry? All has been revealed, with the announcement of the 2009 Focus...

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September 1, 2009

Crisis looms

Last month, I sounded a warning that we were facing a skills crisis. A similar fear has now been expressed in the United Kingdom....

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August 1, 2009

Loyalty alive and well

The first results in the WesBank-sponsored Focus on Excellence Awards programme prove beyond a doubt that the concept of loyalty is alive and well....

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July 1, 2009

Sleeping with the enemy?

In what is probably a first in business-to-business publishing, FOCUS has embarked on a unique joint project with rival publication, Truck & Bus. Astute...

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June 1, 2009

Wake up and smell the roses

Fat cats and unions alike need to wake up and smell the roses… I am tired of reading about and witnessing strikes and industrial...

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May 1, 2009

Bad Year – Good Times

I am so tired of hearing bad news. As such, a visit to Goodyear’s factory in the Eastern Cape last month came as a...

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January 1, 2009

Many Challenges Ahead

As we enter the new year, one thing is certain: 2009 is going to be extremely challenging. I was almost moved to tears by...

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