Featured Issue 3 2019

Features

Featured Issue 3 2019

Our monthly features are designed to cover the core areas of interest within the commercial transport industry.

March 14, 2019

For the people

As national bus sales manager of Scania South Africa, Esaia Taunyane knows that long-term relationships and customer satisfaction are keys to success in the...

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March 14, 2019

Safety first on the long road

Bus operators and drivers are responsible for the lives of the commuters. Improving driving behaviour and undertaking regular vehicle maintenance could reduce the number...

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March 14, 2019

Electric future for South America

The profitability of commercial vehicle sales is expected to decline dramatically, while after-sales services increase over the next decade. However, electric vehicles (EVs) could...

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March 14, 2019

Bringing advanced technology to construction

The long-awaited replacement for the Mercedes-Benz Axor has arrived. GAVIN MYERS meets the impressive new Arocs. Alot has happened at Mercedes-Benz in the past...

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March 14, 2019

Kamaz hits a hattrick!

GIANENRICO GRIFFINI has an exclusive interview with Eduard Nikolaev of the Kamaz Master Team, winner of the 2019 Dakar Rally trucks category Nikolaev and...

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March 14, 2019

Conquering the pitfalls of transporting coal

Transport operators need to consider the rising black market for coal, while operators in the mine face challenging road conditions. MARISKA MORRIS investigates the...

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March 14, 2019

Going ultra in every way

Exceptional total cost of ownership gives the Tata Ultra class-leading credentials In the South African truck market, the Tata brand is perceived to punch...

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March 14, 2019

To lease or not to lease

FOCUS explores the specialised funding options available to different operations and how these can be leveraged for maximum benefit. Getting the best funding option...

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March 14, 2019

Learning yo-yo tricks…

A volatile market means used-vehicle sales in the southern African region were much more stable than on local soil during 2018. However, it wasn’t...

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March 14, 2019

Face to face with Sophie Punte

Sophie Punte, executive director of the Smart Freight Centre, has a dream. She would like to “green” the global supply chain. CHARLEEN CLARKE went...

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March 14, 2019

Eicher expands in South Africa

Having unveiled its Eicher Pro 6000 series in October last year, Eicher Trucks, the product of a Volvo Group and Eicher Motors joint venture,...

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March 14, 2019

From farm to fork

The world of supply chain management is constantly evolving as players endeavour to gain a competitive edge. FOCUS finds out how supply chains have...

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