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FOcus on transport and Logistics
Daihatsu doubles delivery
November 1, 2009

Daihatsu doubles delivery

Recently launched in South Africa, the Daihatsu Gran Max is entering a tough market. GG VAN ROOYEN finds out if it has what it...

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Driving down operating costs
November 1, 2009

Driving down operating costs

MAN’s product strategy focuses on reducing total operating costs for its customers through acknowledging that long-term relationships require knowledge of a customer’s business, and...

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The proof is in the million
November 1, 2009

The proof is in the million

The arrival of Chinese trucks in the South African market has generated a great deal of interest, not least because they appear to offer...

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November 1, 2009

Industry in crisis?

The Times They Are A-Changing. And so too is our industry as we know it today. Well, that much is certain if the Department...

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October 4, 2009

Municipal mismanagement

You may have seen the story about KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) municipalities wanting to introduce a fuel levy to bail them out of their perilous financial...

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Brazil's nuts and bolts
October 4, 2009

Brazil’s nuts and bolts

Football, the world’s most famous statue of Jesus, carnivals, the Amazon jungle and river, and nuts … these are just a few of the...

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Serious support
October 1, 2009

Serious support

As a sponsor of the annual Focus on Excellence Awards, WesBank continues to show its support for the local commercial transport industry, despite troubled...

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Lightening the load
October 1, 2009

Lightening the load

It is not very difficult to assess the impact that AFRIT has had on changing the way trailer manufacturing in South Africa is undertaken....

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The secret to success
October 1, 2009

The secret to success

Tyre management solutions specialist, Maxiprest Tyres, has been nominated for a third consecutive Focus on Excellence Award this year. FOCUS finds out why the...

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A collection of firsts
October 1, 2009

A collection of firsts

When Isuzu Truck South Africa began operations locally on 1 January 2007, the manufacturer had only one goal in mind: to be the best....

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Masters of mobility
October 1, 2009

Masters of mobility

As one of the few manufacturers to enjoy success in both the truck and bus transport sectors, MAN Truck & Bus has perfected the...

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The “boks” score countrywide
October 1, 2009

The “boks” score countrywide

In an economy where so many corporations are profit driven, it is refreshing to profile a company that is motivated by safety before money....

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