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An FAW that’s drilled into its owner’s heart

An FAW that’s drilled into its owner’s heart

The FAW 15.180FL is proving its worth in a water-drilling operation based in Howick, in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

 
UD Southern Africa is tops!

UD Southern Africa is tops!

Do you know which is the largest international sales market for UD Trucks? It’s right here in southern Africa!

 
CNH partners with WesBank

CNH partners with WesBank

CNH Industrial Capital and WesBank have signed a preferred-partnership agreement to further develop vehicle and machine sales in Namibia.

 
The supply chain of knowledge

The supply chain of knowledge

Supply chain and logistics practitioners interested in learning more about their profession will look forward to the second edition of the best-selling book Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Principles and Practices for Sustainable Operations and Management, which launches on April 3.

   
A view on automatic trucks

A view on automatic trucks

“It is claimed that by reducing the momentum lost when changing a large truck’s gears, anything from four to seven seconds may be gained for every 400 m travelled – a saving of time and fuel that can add up over long journeys,” says Morné Stoltz, head of Business Insurance at MiWay.

 
Recovery Assist ready for action

Recovery Assist ready for action

Combining their expertise, John Pearson and Associates, Evolutionary Tracking solutions (e-Track) and Peritus have launched a partnership under the name Recovery Assist, to become a one-stop vehicle track-and-trace company.

 
Proposed laws and Sanral increases… AA comments

Proposed laws and Sanral increases … AA comments

Despite what you might read online, speed limits haven't changed and trucks cannot be pulled off the road during certain hours – says the Automobile Association (AA), which has advised people not to repeat rumours about new traffic laws without having the facts at hand.

   
Gert Swanepoel at the helm of UD

Gert Swanepoel at the helm of UD

UD Trucks Southern Africa has announced the appointment of Gert Swanepoel as the company’s new managing director.

 
Logistics developments to serve SA

Logistics developments to serve SA

The JSE-listed Fortress Income Fund, which focuses on development of prime logistic warehousing, retail centres and strategic offshore investments, has launched the R650-million Louwlardia Logistics Park alongside the N1 in Centurion.

 
Serco displays specialised custom building skills

Serco displays specialised custom building skills

Two fully equipped trailers, for use in Mpumalanga as mobile testing centres for learner driving licence tests, have been custom built by Serco. The 12,5m-long trailers were built for PCubed, and feature a main examination section comprising an examiner’s desk and 15 workstations where applicants sit their tests. The back section houses a registration desk, the generator and a server room.

   
Johannesburg scoops award for effective traffic management

Johannesburg scoops award for effective traffic management

TomTom has released the results of the TomTom Traffic Index (TTTI) 2017 the annual report which provides details on the cities around the world with the most traffic congestion. In a study of 390 cities, Johannesburg – South Africa’s most densely populated city – stood out for its implementation of effective traffic-management systems across the city, earning special recognition from an international panel of traffic experts.

 
Transport can be a competitive advantage

Transport can be a competitive advantage

“Escalating expectations, new competition, a lack of transport infrastructure and warehousing, complex and intertwined market places, as well as a move back to regional trade are threatening the transport and logistics industry,” says Paul Stone, chief executive at DHL Supply Chain South Africa.

 
An overall positive budget review

An overall positive budget review

This morning, FOCUS attended the 2017 budget review, hosted by Econometrix and Grant Thornton, where the overall feeling was that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan seems to have done a pretty good job, despite political pressure and the continued threat of a downgrade posed by the ratings agencies. 

   
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