Features

Features

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

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

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

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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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

Busting open budget 2019

“This was not the budget to fix South Africa. However, it was what we needed and indicates where the country may be moving,” said...

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February 19, 2019

Face to face with Scania’s Steve Wager

Steve Wager is well known in South Africa. That’s because he worked here for many years in the capacity of MD of Scania South...

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February 19, 2019

Warehousing key to battling e-commerce

As e-commerce continues to grow and reinforces consumers’ expectations of fast, convenient delivery of goods, effective warehousing could be key to keeping logistics and...

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