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OZtentatious on every level …

OZtentatious on every level …

Gone are striped prison garb and shackled chain gangs working along the roadside, and in are huge truck tractors shackled to multi-axle trailers – veritable road trains – thundering through the vast expanse of the Australian Outback. KIM KEMP braves wombats, kangaroos and flies (well, figuratively) to investigate what happens in the famous Australian road train fraternity …

 
The truck stops here

The truck stops here

In South Africa, our long-haul truckers are lucky to get the use of a shower and a breakfast at a Wimpy, or some other franchised outlet, when they pull into a truck stop. But, in the United States, a veritable industry has sprung up alongside the network of highways traversing the huge continent. KIM KEMP (metaphorically) climbs behind the wheel of a North American long-haul truck and looks at what’s on offer at the myriad facilities dotted along the major trucking routes.

 
All eyes on Africa

All eyes on Africa

The African continent holds massive potential for growth, and is slowly realising this. CLAIRE RENCKEN looks at companies and countries that are making it happen, and how they are doing it.

 
Daring to dream

Daring to dream

South America presents various logistical challenges as its geography ranges from the Amazon rainforest to megacities like São Paulo … Mere wheels won’t cut it. JACO DE KLERK discovers an innovative, possible solution to the transport challenges faced by this continent.

   
Clearing Europe’s arteries

Clearing Europe’s arteries

As Asia starts to wade ever deeper into Europe’s automotive waters, the European Commission’s Trans-European Transport network has started to gain momentum. THINUS VAN ROOYEN reports.

 

 
The transporter's guide to Africa

The transporter's guide to Africa

JACO DE KLERK brings you a slap in the European emission standards’ face and some disturbing news for South Africa and the southern African region… But don’t panic! Welcome to Africa.

 

 
Expecting the unexpected in Asia Pacific

Expecting the unexpected in Asia Pacific

The transport and logistics sector in the Asia Pacific region has been, and still is, developing at a fast rate. But with supply chain and logistics disruptors, such as the likes of natural disasters, BLAIR BURMEISTER finds out how logistics companies within the region are restructuring their services to avoid such circumstances.

   
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