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FOcus on transport and Logistics
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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Questions around the UK’s truck platoon trial
December 8, 2017

Questions around the UK’s truck platoon trial

In 2018, the United Kingdom (UK) is set to run a £8,1-million (R152-million) truck platooning test. While similar tests have run successfully in other...

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Driveline dilemma!
December 8, 2017

Driveline dilemma!

Solutrans was expected to be all about e-mobility, and, of course, this subject did feature prominently – But it wasn’t the sole star of...

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North West eager for new transport system
December 7, 2017

North West eager for new transport system

In February this year, the Rustenburg municipality began road construction in the CBD to prepare for the area’s new bus rapid transit system. WILLIAM...

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Redefining “entry level”
December 7, 2017

Redefining “entry level”

Mercedes-Benz has the ambition to be the number one manufacturer in the South African bus market. To do so, it is boosting the structure...

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Removing the risk from logistics
November 27, 2017

Removing the risk from logistics

There are two primary ways in which logistics users, and their service providers, can manage their risk

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