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A diamond anniversary

A diamond anniversary

Logistics provider Cargo Carriers moves forward in pursuit of innovation and excellence

 
The Van de Wetering brothers (from left): Klaas, Johan, Gerrit and Theo.

Farewell to a legend

In November, the transport community said a sad, but fond, farewell to Gerrit van de Wetering (75), the founder and co-owner of Afrit

 
What a picture is worth

What a picture is worth

Raimo Lehtiö has been at the helm of Scania South Africa for five months now. GAVIN MYERS hears his story

 
On track for a terrific test

On track for a terrific test

With Truck Test 2017 just around the corner, final preparations are being made and details ironed out to ensure that the event runs smoothly

   
No easy mission

No easy mission

Designed and built for heavy-duty operations, the Astra HD 9 86.56 8x6, with a gross vehicle weight of 60 t, can replace a dumper in opencast mines. Its driveline is based on a Cursor 13 engine rated at 560 hp, coupled to a 16-speed automated gearbox. GIANENRICO GRIFFIN reports

 
What Africa has to offer

What Africa has to offer

Electra Mining Africa 2016 was one of the biggest and best thus far, attracting a multitude of suppliers and buyers. We went along to find out more

 
When is a van not (just) a van?

When is a van not (just) a van?

The humble van is about to become so much more. CHARLEEN CLARKE attends the Van Innovation Campus, hosted by Mercedes-Benz, and discovers that the van is destined for great things...

   
Forging a path

Forging a path

Grain Carriers, the country’s largest haulier of grain and related produce, recently celebrated 25 years on the road in grand style ... GAVIN MYERS joined the family for the festivities

 
Future-proofed fleets use Big Data

Future-proofed fleets use Big Data

In many respects, fleet managers today work at the cutting-edge of information and communication technology convergence, where myriad hardware and software elements combine to deliver real-time information on the location and status of mobile assets

 
Fleet manager or bean counter?

Fleet manager or bean counter?

While some economists feel that the South African economy has reached the lowest point of its contraction, the remaining question is: at what point will it begin to grow again? Full-maintenance leasing is an option that could make the wait a bit more bearable

   

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