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 19, 2018

Lighting up Africa

Africa is facing an energy crisis, as millions of people have no access to electricity, leading to expensive losses in productivity. Energy leaders gathered...

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March 19, 2018

Powerstar Genuine Parts: wherever, whenever

With three major parts centres and a distribution network across southern Africa, Ever Star Industries ensures all its customers have original parts delivered when...

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March 19, 2018

Digitise or die

Supply chains are becoming ever more dependent on technology to manage challenges and improve productivity, but this same technology can also present its own...

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March 19, 2018

Dissecting rubber damage

Irregular tyre wear can be a tell-tale sign of underlying mechanical problems. WILLIAM GEORGE finds out about the root causes of tyre damage and...

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March 19, 2018

Passion for production and people

It’s not every day that one walks into a production facility to find a company producing world-class vehicles and employees, too. However, this is...

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March 16, 2018

With the rising sun

For 40 years, Isuzu has been producing light commercial vehicles (LCVs) in South Africa. With the announcement by General Motors (GM) that it would...

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March 16, 2018

Mobile home overload

While not strictly of interest to the readers of FOCUS, Gavin Myers was able to visit the 2018 Caravan, Motor, Touristik (CMT) show in Stuttgart,...

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March 15, 2018

The men, the motors, the legend

“I do believe in the horse. The automobile is no more than a transitory phenomenon”, is the quote (attributed to Emperor Wilhelm II of...

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March 15, 2018

Sprinter makes its debut

The long-awaited Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has made its debut! CHARLEEN CLARKE travelled to Duisburg, Germany, for the world premiere of this highly anticipated new van....

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March 15, 2018

Time to rethink your insurance plan

What are the financial risks attached to global insurance programmes for fleet owners with cross-border operations? WILLIAM GEORGE finds out. There are several financial...

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March 15, 2018

Budget 2018: definitely not business friendly

While the 2018 Budget was reasonably sound, it didn’t do nearly enough to promote economic growth in South Africa, writes CHARLEEN CLARKE. Econometrix has...

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March 14, 2018

Drivers need ongoing support and training

With more than 5 500 permanently employed drivers on its books, Innovative Staffing Solutions (iSS) has developed comprehensive training, as well as systems and...

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