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NADA awards for Hino and Toyota

Hino and Toyota score highly

Hino and Toyota have each received a National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) award for dealer satisfaction in the truck, light commercial vehicle (LCV) and passenger segments.

 
Eicher Pro Series arrives in SA!

Eicher Pro series arrives in SA!

Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles (VECV), the joint venture of Volvo Group and Eicher Motors, launched Eicher trucks in South Africa yesterday – with the first model being the Eicher Pro 3008 for the medium commercial-vehicle category.

 
Tips to make night driving easier

Tips to make night driving easier

About 56 percent of crashes occur between 18:00 and 06:00, according to the Road Transport Management Corporation (RTMC) statistics. For this reason, the Automobile Association (AA) of South Africa is emphasising the importance of understanding how to drive safely in dark conditions.

 
Exit supply chain, enter blockchain

Exit supply chain, enter blockchain

KAMOGELO MMUTLANA, CEO of Barloworld Logistics, discusses how blockchain technology can transform global supply chains and logistics.

   
Seven-million miles – and not one accident!

Seven-million miles – and not one accident!

A North American transport and logistics operator recently proved that there are professional truck drivers out there who could teach everyone else on the road a thing or two. Contract Freighters, Inc. (CFI) recently recognised five professional drivers for millions of safe miles on the road.

 
Johan Cloete passes

Johan Cloete passes

South African commercial-vehicle industry stalwart, Johan Cloete, has sadly passed away after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

 
Unitrans turning the wheels for a SA without hunger

Unitrans moves FoodForward

With Mandela Day around the corner, it is fitting to share one of his sayings: "What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived, it is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.”

   
Beware the Ts and Cs of your insurance…

Beware the Ts and Cs of your insurance…

Having the correct comprehensive insurance in place is a legal requirement for heavy hauliers. However, in the event of a claim, insurers can have legal recourse should it be found that the conditions of the contract between the insurer and the insured have not been fully met.

 
How to solve poor maintenance and bad drivers?

How to solve poor maintenance and bad drivers?

According to the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), 36 major crashes involving trucks were investigated during 2016, from which 143 fatalities and 136 injuries resulted. The accidents involved 49 trucks, 35 light motor vehicles and 11 minibuses.

 
Gavin Myers appointed as editor of FOCUS

Gavin Myers appointed as editor of FOCUS

It is with huge excitement that we can announce that Gavin Myers has been promoted to editor of FOCUS on Transport and Logistics!

   
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Iveco Afriway transports Kingsmead College

Kingsmead College, a leading girls’ school situated in Rosebank, Johannesburg, has chosen the Iveco Afriway for the transport of its learners.

 
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A Bullish expedition

How confident would you be to cover 20 000 km and two continents over three months in a 50-year-old vehicle?

 
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Discussing the future of global supply chains

Kamogelo Mmutlana, chief executive, Barloworld Logistics, discusses two trends that are forcing stakeholders within supply chain management to rethink their strategies, and to integrate digital innovation into daily operations.

   

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