Features

Features

FOcus on transport and Logistics

Our monthly features are designed to cover the core areas of interest within the commercial transport industry.

Tale of typewriters and a terrific bakkie!
December 8, 2017

Tale of typewriters and a terrific bakkie!

Did you know that Mercedes-Benz used to make a bakkie long, long ago? And that Mercedes (sans Benz) made a typewriter? CHARLEEN CLARKE travels...

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Working in the little big company
December 8, 2017

Working in the little big company

GAVIN MYERS chats to four of Scania South Africa’s top leaders to find out how they drive – and are driven by – the...

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Like muscles in the body
December 8, 2017

Like muscles in the body

A vehicle’s transmission works hard and can take a beating from inexperienced drivers, often resulting in it needing to be reconditioned or rebuilt. WILLIAM...

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A tale of tolls
December 8, 2017

A tale of tolls

At the Bakwena N1N4 toll concession, a mere 18 staff members are responsible for 385 km of the N1 north and N4 west highways....

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Chaos for hauliers at Zim borders
December 8, 2017

Chaos for hauliers at Zim borders

Transporting goods to, or through, Zimbabwe has become more expensive, time consuming and dangerous for transporters since the amendment to the Zimbabwean Customs and...

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Making an impact through pragmatism and positivity
December 8, 2017

Making an impact through pragmatism and positivity

In his previous position as MD at Mercedes-Benz Trucks in the Netherlands, Jasper Hafkamp almost doubled the brand’s market share. GAVIN MYERS finds out...

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Offering tonnes of choice
December 8, 2017

Offering tonnes of choice

As BPW in Germany heads to its 120th anniversary, its tagline “We Think Transport” is more pertinent than it has ever been. GAVIN MYERS...

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A chance meeting between an Italian and South Africa
December 8, 2017

A chance meeting between an Italian and South Africa

Carmelo impelluso, MD of Iveco South Africa, is not a stranger to managing a business during an economic downturn and is now face-to-face with...

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In the long term, relationships matter most
December 8, 2017

In the long term, relationships matter most

A career in transport that happened by chance has not kept Ernie Trautmann, vice president of Hino South Africa, from achieving greatness. With a...

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Moving South Africa forward - together
December 8, 2017

Moving South Africa forward – together

Cargo Carriers helps develop a world-class South African transport industry

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Turning the wheels of the economy and the transport industry
December 8, 2017

Turning the wheels of the economy and the transport industry

Joe Mahlo, general manager of commercial at Engen, has spent more than three decades keeping the transport industry fuelled. FOCUS chats to him.

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A new winner for SA!
December 8, 2017

A new winner for SA!

Iveco has brought (one of) its Truck of the Year winners to South Africa – the all-new Eurocargo!

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