Features

Features

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

August 15, 2018

Construction sector looking up

The confidence level in South Africa’s construction industry plummeted to 17-year lows in 2017. In 2018, it was estimated that the industry could look...

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August 15, 2018

Can SA finally address its transport challenges?

More than 630 delegates descended on the council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) International Convention Centre during July for the 37th annual Southern...

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August 15, 2018

Adding passion to performance

“Many envious eyes were directed towards us as we motored along the challenging route,” writes JARLATH SWEENEY, editor of Ireland’s Fleet Magazine, about a...

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August 15, 2018

India paves road to a trillion-rand transport industry

The Indian transport industry is expected to increase to R2,8 trillion in value within two years – with the potential to create three-million new...

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August 15, 2018

Coaches, commerce and policy at Saboa

The annual Southern African Bus Operators Association (Saboa) Conference highlighted some key concerns for the industry in the coming years – from wage negotiations...

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August 15, 2018

Fighting for the survival of BRT

With the bus rapid transit (BRT) systems in South Africa still relying heavily on subsidies and transporting far fewer passengers than their international peers,...

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July 12, 2018

Old tyres – ticking time bomb?

Can a tyre expire and, if so, should vehicles and warehouses be checked to identify any potentially aged tyres that might constitute a problem?...

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July 12, 2018

Following up on fleet management

The South African fleet-management industry has kicked off 2018 with a bang. FOCUS finds out what the major players have to crow about It seems...

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July 12, 2018

Secret to a superb fleet

Well known for its role in transporting hazardous goods, Cargo Carriers also moves steel, sugar and mining aggregates and offers supply chain solutions. With...

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July 11, 2018

Moment of truth

The annual Road Freight Association (RFA) Conference was held in the Western Cape for the first time. It included discussions on the country’s economic...

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July 11, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: We drive the Actros in South Africa

The new Actros has arrived in South Africa – finally! FOCUS is the one and only South African magazine to have put the vehicle...

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July 11, 2018

Power statement

Amazing things can happen when such a committed relationship exists between customer and supplier – they can be created, too… GAVIN MYERS finds out...

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