Regulars

Regulars

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

February 9, 2018

No small job

It is important to know and understand the job functions of a commercial-vehicle transport manager. Managing and controlling a fleet of trucks and buses...

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February 9, 2018

No laughing matter

2016, 2017, 2018 – it’s all becoming a blur of similarity. I’ve just paged through the 2017 Transport Manager’s Handbook and read the editor’s...

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February 1, 2018

Rainy days and washaways

The JRA faces an uphill battle as the rainy season has again washed away the best of Joburg’s roads. Humans are strange … aren’t...

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February 1, 2018

What Chance Regional Integration?

The cross-border road-transport industry throughout the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region operates in a permanent climate of frustration at the continual obstacles to...

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February 1, 2018

When does a stagnant economy help?

When you are a bus operator… While the South African economy navigates the doldrums that have characterised 2017, the global economy continues on the...

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February 1, 2018

The elephant in the room

The importance of understanding the functions of bills of lading. Bills of lading have long been described as the cardinal documents for the carriage...

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February 1, 2018

Bracing for AARTO

The legislators gave us a break in 2017. In 2017, some important amendments were made to the South African National Road Traffic Act to...

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February 1, 2018

Coming to a pole near you?

This is the 50th Hopping Off column and I remain humbly aware that I have repeated myself several times by now. So, forgive me...

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January 31, 2018

Rewriting the trucking rulebook, Mack Trucks sings its own Anthem and E-Fuso to take MFTBC to the future

Rewriting the trucking rulebook “The Tesla Semi will deliver a far better experience for truck drivers, while increasing safety and significantly reducing the cost...

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