No Sport Like Transport

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No Sport Like Transport

Our regular columns and sections are all contributions from leading industry figures.

April 25, 2024

A feather in the cap

A feather in the cap April 2, 2024 We work our equipment hard in Africa; unbelievably hard, in the opinion of some international experts,...

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March 22, 2024

Give us this day our daily bread

Give us this day our daily bread March 4, 2024 Given the many daily challenges in the logistics game, it will come as no...

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February 29, 2024

Trailer chaos at the edge of the world

Trailer chaos at the edge of the world January 22, 2024 It is often said that when youngsters are playing nicely, the noise level...

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December 14, 2023

Finding fumeiyo

Finding fumeiyo November 14, 2023 The Japanese phrase “fumeiyo yori shi” is composed of the words 不名誉 (“fumeiyo” meaning “dishonour”), より (“yori” meaning “more...

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October 10, 2023

Bidding farewell to old friends

Time to bid farewell October 9, 2023 When is it time to say goodbye to a truck? JIM WARD says that old trucks cannot...

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September 28, 2023

How to react when someone drops the ball

How to react when someone drops the ball September 12, 2023 Employees within the transport sector make mistakes, as indeed do individuals in any...

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August 26, 2023

Hell hath no fury

Hell hath no fury August 8, 2023 One of the joys of running a fleet is dealing with the drivers – and sometimes their...

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July 6, 2023

We don’t talk anymore

We don’t talk anymore July 6, 2023 Do you believe that trucks “talk” to drivers, or that roads “talk” to trucks? JIM WARD believes...

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June 5, 2023

Garlic, beetroot and breakdowns

Garlic, beetroot and breakdowns June 5, 2023 It’s easy to forget the details now, but JIM WARD reveals that managing transport during the HIV/AIDS...

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May 31, 2023

An oily layer of subterfuge

An oily layer of subterfuge May 17, 2023 Sometimes the transport industry can read like a remarkably entertaining thriller. From visits to the ‘Mashonisa’...

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March 31, 2023

Soft Rubber, Hard Roads

Soft Rubber, Hard Roads March 31, 2023 When calculating operating costs, averages are often used for budgeting, but they should always be treated with...

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February 27, 2023

Lies, damned lies and rates

Lies, damned lies and rates February 27, 2023 Don’t ever let anyone tell you that being in the transport game is easy, writes JIM...

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