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Hino is “most cost effective”

Hino is “most cost effective”

Ever wondered which truck is the most cost-effective? The answer is Hino, according to Ravi Moodley, managing director of MK Logistics, a transporter that operates within the food and packaging industries.

 
Truck market grows despite unrest

Truck market grows despite unrest

The South African truck market has showed ongoing resilience despite recent political and economic events.

 
Hino leads the way in customer satisfaction

Hino leads the way in customer satisfaction

Hino South Africa has kicked-off 2017 in fine style by topping the Comparative Truck Study, conducted by market intelligence company Scott Byers, for the ninth consecutive quarter.

 
Telematics on the rise

Telematics on the rise in South Africa

The number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets across South Africa reached an estimated 1,1 million in quarter four of 2016, according to a new research report from the analyst firm, Berg Insight.

   
New toys for South African bakkie fans

New toys for South African bakkie fans

Ford and Isuzu are offering South African bakkie lovers a new toys to play with...

 
We want your opinion!

We want your opinion!

FOCUS is a publication that strives to keep up with the times, and to bring you the type of content YOU want – on every platform.

 
A smart solution for Bakers Transport

A smart solution for Bakers Transport

Any solution that allows a transporter to minimise downtime and speed up turnaround time is a good one. Serco understands this, and has come to the aid of Bakers Transport with a smart, relatively new concept.

   
Be prepared for anti-Zuma marches

Be prepared for anti-Zuma marches

With employees requesting to be released from work for anti-Zuma march action planned for Friday, April 7, Rod Harper and Jayson Kent, of Cowan-Harper Attorneys, have issued some guidelines for companies on how best to handle the situation.

 
VW uplifts youth of Alex

VW uplifts youth of Alex

On Saturday April 1, 130 Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) employees, together with their friends and families, descended on the Ububele Early Childhood Development Centre in Alexandra township to give it a makeover.

 
Truck Test once again a great success!

Truck Test once again a great success!

Early on Wednesday morning, March 29, truck drivers and observers from various truck manufacturers gathered at the Engen Blockhouse northbound for muffins, coffee and a briefing on the rules for Truck Test 2017, before setting off on the 640-km journey. The first truck hit the road at 05:36 – kicking off the test.

   
Lots of innovation at Truck Test 2017!

Lots of innovation at Truck Test 2017!

The fifth Truck Test was filled with firsts. It was the first time Truck Test was held over one day, the first time AdBlue was made available to the truck manufacturers, and the first time that Michelin South Africa offered tyre support at the event. The company tested the participants’ tyre pressures at the pre-test on Tuesday, March 28.

 
The science behind Truck Test

The science behind Truck Test

So you think that Truck Test 2017 is done and dusted? Perhaps for the participants, but this will not be the case for the team at TruckScience, as they will now spend several days compiling the final results.

 
Behind the driver’s wheel

Behind the driver’s wheel

Although Truck Test aims to test the performance of trucks, drivers are also put to the test. Their skills were especially tested at the Van Reenen’s Pass, which is a slow, winding drive up and down the Drakensberg mountain range. Participants were limited to a maximum of 60 km/h and trucks were not allowed to overtake on this part of the route.

   

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