Regulars

Regulars

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

July 10, 2020

Testing times at South African ports thanks to Covid-19

Testing times at South African ports thanks to Covid-19 July 10, 2020 The Covid-19 lockdown regulations have found freight forwarding companies in South Africa...

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July 9, 2020

Covid-19 and the transport industry: complete chaos!

Covid-19 and the transport industry: complete chaos! July 9, 2020 Covid-19 has had a massive impact on the transport industry! It has also revealed...

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July 9, 2020

A bloodbath is looming!

A bloodbath is looming! July 9, 2020 If certain individuals have their way, lots of truck drivers will be murdered this month Recently, we...

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May 29, 2020

Jackknifes: not always the driver’s fault

While drivers of heavy articulated vehicles are often blamed when their vehicles jackknife, sometimes these incidents are beyond their control Two recent horrific road...

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May 28, 2020

COVID-19: Does your insurance cover your risk?

At the time of writing, as the national lockdown moves into Stage 4, fortunately the government has realised that without transport there is absolutely...

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May 28, 2020

Can one stop border posts work? Part two

We take a look at what needs to be done in order to fix the inefficient border posts in the southern African region. In...

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May 28, 2020

Hail our unsung heroes

The past months have been traumatic for us all. But, for some people, doing their jobs during the pandemic has meant potential infection –...

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March 30, 2020

Volvo Trucks launches four new heavy-duty trucks

Volvo Trucks has introduced four new heavy-duty trucks, which will come to South Africa in the fourth quarter of this year. The trucks have...

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March 30, 2020

Golden moment!

Recently, I travelled to the Spanish port city of Bilbao. The reason for my trip? The global debut of MAN’s new truck generation –...

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March 30, 2020

Car sales figures – who cares?

We should not allow ourselves to be distracted by irrelevant statistics when it comes to private motoring For several years we have been fed...

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March 30, 2020

Keep your truck driver healthy

Early signs of rising operating costs for heavy vehicles in 2020 are clearly evident. Truck and bus owners therefore need to take action to...

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March 30, 2020

Risk management in the era of Covid-19

The world is currently dominated by concerns around COVID-19, the effects of which will continue to be felt for some time. From a risk...

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