Features

Features

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

No great shakes
August 20, 2017

No great shakes

GAVIN MYERS speaks to Sam Rolland, transport economist at Econometrix, about the current state of South Africa’s economy, what it means for the transport...

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Croner clocks in
August 20, 2017

Croner clocks in

The name Croner epitomises the concept of saving time (Chronos was the Greek god of time) and, therefore, saving money … that’s music to...

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Actros versus Actros!
August 20, 2017

Actros versus Actros!

Mercedes-Benz recently organised an utterly fascinating test in Portugal, where it pitted the Actros against itself! The results of this test were astounding. Then...

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Making way for 3D printing
August 20, 2017

Making way for 3D printing

Barloworld Logistics identified 3D printing as a key tool that is changing the world of supply chain management, with the industry possibly servicing garage-sized...

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Driving the fastest truck in the world!
July 20, 2017

Driving the fastest truck in the world!

FABIEN CALVET, from French magazine France Routes, had the exclusive privilege of taking control of the Iron Knight – which recently set two new...

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Old dog, new tricks
July 20, 2017

Old dog, new tricks

ANLERIE DE WET chats to Treveshan Chetty, owner of Autotec Vehicle Technology Solutions, to find out how vehicle owners can give their old vehicles...

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Not a small spill
July 20, 2017

Not a small spill

A hazchem spill can lead to very severe environmental damage, which can bankrupt a transport company. MARISKA MORRIS investigates ways to minimise harm if...

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Supporting cost efficiency
July 20, 2017

Supporting cost efficiency

What do you get when you combine an efficient vehicle, trained drivers and staff, and a portfolio of solutions for all things cost-related? MAN...

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Trucks now for sale on the FOCUS website
July 20, 2017

Trucks now for sale on the FOCUS website

FOCUS has partnered with Carfind.co.za in order to sell new and used trucks and trailers via the FOCUS website, and both teams are thrilled...

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The era of auction
July 20, 2017

The era of auction

As South Africa struggles to survive rating-agency downgrades and a second recession in eight years, buying on auction may become a fleet owner’s default...

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RTMS compliance has never been simpler
July 20, 2017

RTMS compliance has never been simpler

Altech Netstar’s new Vigil Safety and Compliance (VSAC) system is making it easier for transport and logistics companies to comply with Road Transport Management...

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Hindsight, foresight and insight
July 20, 2017

Hindsight, foresight and insight

Almost unrecognisable from what it was 31 years ago, Ctrack by Inseego’s business of tracking and telematics has evolved to be a total business...

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