Features

Features

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

April 11, 2019

Are you failing at tyre management?

We’ve all heard about fleet management, driver management, fuel management or operations management – but nobody ever really talks about tyre management… That’s right,...

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April 11, 2019

Taking back the wheel

The person with the most impact on how a vehicle performs is, arguably, the driver. MARISKA MORRIS finds out why. On a daily basis,...

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April 11, 2019

The customer is always right…

INBAL AXELROD discusses how customer demands and the evolution of e-commerce are reshaping last-mile delivery. The digitisation of the shopping experience has led to...

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April 11, 2019

Step into the woods

Steep ascents, sharp rocks, shale, mud, dust and sand are just some of the obstacles vehicles operating in the forestry industry encounter daily. What...

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April 11, 2019

Diagnostics for a positive prognosis

On-board diagnostic (OBD) scan tools have become a staple in all modern workshops. GARETH GREATHEAD finds out what they do and how their use...

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April 11, 2019

A shift to rail

With talk of a 1 500-km Zimbabwean rail project and the Trans-Kalahari Railway Line, MARISKA MORRIS asks whether transport of bulk goods in southern Africa...

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April 11, 2019

Marcopolo looks to the future

Marcopolo South Africa recently launched its new-generation Torino, Andare and Paradiso buses and coaches – as well as a project that is a first...

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April 11, 2019

Resuscitating the South African BRT system

With billions invested and an underwhelming performance, the shiny newness of the South African bus rapid transit (BRT) systems is finally wearing off. MARISKA...

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April 2, 2019

Isuzu capitalises on its upward momentum

At a recent product-experience day at the Gerotek testing facility outside Pretoria, Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSAf) revealed that it’s on an upward trajectory...

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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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