Category:World On Wheels

Pardon the dust
July 4, 2014

Pardon the dust

When it comes to trucking, there’s a small chance of the conversation going past durability, economy, delivery deadlines, uncomfortable sleeping arrangements and unforgiving motorists....

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Of Cossacks, comrades and cold …
June 4, 2014

Of Cossacks, comrades and cold …

Since the Iron Curtain rusted away, the huge continent behind it has been exposed to the West and, what was previously hidden from us,...

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OZtentatious on every level …
May 4, 2014

OZtentatious on every level …

Gone are striped prison garb and shackled chain gangs working along the roadside, and in are huge truck tractors shackled to multi-axle trailers –...

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The truck stops here
March 4, 2014

The truck stops here

In South Africa, our long-haul truckers are lucky to get the use of a shower and a breakfast at a Wimpy, or some other...

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All eyes on Africa
February 4, 2014

All eyes on Africa

The African continent holds massive potential for growth, and is slowly realising this. CLAIRE RENCKEN looks at companies and countries that are making it...

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Daring to dream
November 4, 2013

Daring to dream

South America presents various logistical challenges as its geography ranges from the Amazon rainforest to megacities like São Paulo … Mere wheels won’t cut...

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Clearing Europe’s arteries
August 4, 2013

Clearing Europe’s arteries

As Asia starts to wade ever deeper into Europe’s automotive waters, the European Commission’s Trans-European Transport network has started to gain momentum. THINUS VAN...

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The transporter's guide to Africa
June 4, 2013

The transporter’s guide to Africa

JACO DE KLERK brings you a slap in the European emission standards’ face and some disturbing news for South Africa and the southern African...

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Expecting the unexpected in Asia Pacific
April 4, 2013

Expecting the unexpected in Asia Pacific

The transport and logistics sector in the Asia Pacific region has been, and still is, developing at a fast rate. But with supply chain...

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The African logistics opportunity
November 4, 2012

The African logistics opportunity

Is Africa still the “Dark Continent”? Or is it the one on which to keep a watchful eye? BLAIR BURMEISTER looks at the good,...

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