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Perfect partnership

Perfect partnership

Cross-border transport is challenging at the best of times. Add to this the fact that the cargo being transported is copper – and it becomes downright treacherous. But, as CHARLEEN CLARKE discovers, one extremely low-key South African operator has mastered this art …

 

 
South Africa: Scania’s gateway to growth

South Africa: Scania’s gateway to growth

Scania has a stated goal: the company wants to deliver 120 000 trucks a year by 2020. CHARLEEN CLARKE chats to Henrik Fagrenius, senior vice president southern Africa, Asia and Oceania at Scania, and discovers that South Africa will play a key role in achieving this goal.

 
Parts, everywhere parts

Parts, everywhere parts

MAN Truck & Bus South Africa has opened a new Parts Distribution Centre (PDC) in Johannesburg, a move that will allow the company to meet the needs of its customers like never before.

 
Over 100 Powerstar HCVs for Aqua

Over 100 Powerstar HCVs for Aqua

Powerstar has enjoyed a growing presence in the South African market in recent years. THINUS VAN ROOYEN reports on its product handover to Aqua Transport & Plant Hire.

   
A great new gateway

A great new gateway

Time is of the essence for all logistics activities, especially when it comes to airfreight … And no one knows this better than DHL, a company that has taken speedy service to heart. But there is always room for improvement as it has demonstrated with its new gateway facility. JACO DE KLERK reports

 
Power partnership

Power partnership

Sometimes the mention of a name immediately evokes thoughts of power and heft. When you bring two such names together, you know the result will be the stuff of legends.

 
Boxe(r)s full of nuts and bolts

Boxe(r)s full of nuts and bolts

Peugeot is pushing the growth of its commercial vehicle range with all the noise and energy of a toolbox full of nuts and bolts. One of its latest expansions has been into the distribution fleet of Eureka. GAVIN MYERS nails into the deal.

   
Rise of the Trakker

Rise of the Trakker

Tough as nails and as strong as a span of oxen, the Iveco Trakker is known as one of the heavy-duty hauliers of choice in South Africa. Now the very latest Trakker – tougher and stronger than ever before – is coming to the Johannesburg International Motor Show (JIMS).

 
Construction phase of the new MTSC in Polokwane.

Michelin is set to launch its second one-stop truck service centre

Michelin Tyre Company South Africa is once again demonstrating the innovative thinking that makes Michelin a world leader in tyre technology with the launch of the second Michelin Truck Service Centre (MTSC) in November. This unique service offering will provide truck and bus operators with the first one-stop shop for tyres, maintenance and service in Limpopo.

 
Smooth going

Smooth going

The household name in truck aerodynamics has a new home, and with it some interesting innovations. FOCUS visits Aero Truck’s new premises.

   
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