Features

Features

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

Food transport whipped into shape
October 20, 2017

Food transport whipped into shape

Maintaining the quality of products is essential in the transportation of food, especially with the introduction of the new Notice R364 draft regulation. MARISKA...

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From horse shoes to trailer big boots
October 20, 2017

From horse shoes to trailer big boots

Schmitz Cargobull, one of the biggest trailer companies in the world, made big news in this country earlier this year when it acquired 33...

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Cool Technology for refrigerated trailers
October 20, 2017

Cool Technology for refrigerated trailers

Technology drives the refrigerated trailer sector by providing the latest cooling solutions to ensure the safety of goods and the sustainability of refrigeration fleet...

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A glimpse of what the future holds for SA transport
October 20, 2017

A glimpse of what the future holds for SA transport

The Road Freight Association (RFA) Operations Conference took place at Futuroad 2017. It offered delegates insight into improving transport operations and a glimpse into...

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The new CV show in town
October 20, 2017

The new CV show in town

For the past four years, South African commercial vehicle owners and enthusiasts have lacked any large-scale trade shows that speak to their interests. The...

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OTM, what’s all the fuss about?
October 20, 2017

OTM, what’s all the fuss about?

October is Transport Month during which the Department of Transport (DoT) will remind us about road safety and boast about some of its achievements...

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In the driver’s seat of used-vehicle sales
September 20, 2017

In the driver’s seat of used-vehicle sales

As most of the transport industry scrambles to save money during the recession, the used-vehicle industry is reaping the benefits of cost saving. MARISKA...

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Grease up for smooth operation
September 20, 2017

Grease up for smooth operation

Regular lubrication forms part of a comprehensive maintenance programme and ensures that vehicles keep rolling smoothly. WILLIAM GEORGE finds out how important lubrication is...

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In five years’ time...
September 20, 2017

In five years’ time…

Factory-fitted telematics and Uber for trucks are coming, and soon, says business consulting firm Frost & Sullivan in its recently published Global Connected Truck...

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The road to ultimate efficiency
September 20, 2017

The road to ultimate efficiency

Scania South Africa and the 4PL Group are two companies that value concrete relationships as a base for mutual growth. The rapidly rising logistics...

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Think globally, serve your customers locally
September 20, 2017

Think globally, serve your customers locally

Dutch truck manufacturer DAF Trucks is spreading its wings. It launched the new XF and CF series in the second quarter; it is expanding...

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Opportunity knocking
September 20, 2017

Opportunity knocking

“FUSO is on a very clear and ambitious growth path,” says Ziyad Gaba, the new head of FUSO Trucks Southern Africa. We find out...

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