Features

Features

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

A van-full of versatility
June 12, 2017

A van-full of versatility

A van is not the first vehicle that comes to mind when discussing the needs of the agricultural industry. However, Mercedes-Benz has a van...

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Committed to agriculture
June 12, 2017

Committed to agriculture

Engen, the lifelong brand sponsor of the biggest agricultural expo in Africa, came to the table once again to make this year’s Nampo a...

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MAN’s one-stop shop
June 12, 2017

MAN’s one-stop shop

More than 23 years ago MAN Truck & Bus debuted at Nampo on stand 194 with camping chairs and a few trucks. Throughout the...

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Building relationships on trust
June 12, 2017

Building relationships on trust

Martin Liebenberg, head of sales at Iveco South Africa, says that in the agricultural sector relationships have always been based on trust

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The future: unfolded
June 12, 2017

The future: unfolded

Grain SA pulled out all the stops to meet the expectations of the 2017 Nampo Harvest Day theme: “Unfold the Future”. ANLERIE DE WET...

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Fuso constructs its future
June 12, 2017

Fuso constructs its future

Fuso has an objective to double its market share by 2020. The new FJ 26.280C construction vehicle is the first in a line of...

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A triumphant success!
May 18, 2017

A triumphant success!

Following a sabbatical in 2016, Truck Test was back with a bang during March 2017. GAVIN MYERS recounts all the action

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Predictive cruise control rocks!
May 18, 2017

Predictive cruise control rocks!

The results of every Truck Test are eagerly awaited, debated and sometimes criticised. MARTIN DAMMANN, director of TruckScience, explains this year’s results and provides...

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The future begins now
May 18, 2017

The future begins now

It’s not a question of whether regulations for greenhouse gas emissions will come, but, rather, when. Two degrees of global warming are enough and...

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Down with logistics costs
May 18, 2017

Down with logistics costs

Despite being a leader in transport and logistics among middle-income countries, South Africa needs to reduce its logistics costs – especially in the agricultural...

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Safety training: a real lifesaver
May 18, 2017

Safety training: a real lifesaver

Something needs to be done to decrease the number of injuries resulting from the increasing number of road transport accidents. ANLERIE DE WET investigates...

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Importance of warranties in a “junk” economy
May 18, 2017

Importance of warranties in a “junk” economy

With ratings agencies Standard & Poor’s and Fitch having downgraded South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to ”junk” status, warranties have become ever more important...

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