Regulars

Regulars

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

March 30, 2020

One Stop Border Posts: can they work?

Beitbridge is set to follow in Chirundu’s footsteps as a One Stop Border Post if relevant changes are not implemented In a recent media...

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March 30, 2020

If we fail, our country dies

As I write this story, there are 230 051 confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide and 9 388 deaths. South Africa’s infection rate – at 150 – still...

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March 16, 2020

Future challenges for road freight management

With so many challenges currently facing the road freight industry, control and regulation standards are paramount The road freight sector in most of eastern...

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March 16, 2020

Will the next new word be “dryfskam”?

Stranded assets. Just transition. Sunset industry. Ten years ago these terms were almost unheard of. Now they are part of everyday conversation. A more...

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March 16, 2020

E-toll dilemma!

Truck operators are asking some serious questions about the future of the e-tolls The procrastination by the ANC and the other authorities involved in...

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March 9, 2020

Cyber risk and supply chains

New threats and more sophisticated cyber attacks will leave supply chains more vulnerable than ever, unless a comprehensive cyber risk management system is place...

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March 6, 2020

The only constant in life is change

If there is one expression that applies to UD Trucks, it is this: the only constant in life is change The jury is out...

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February 20, 2020

The high cube container conundrum

Will South Africa’s Department of Transport lift its moratorium regarding the transportation of high cube containers? If so, what liability insurance implications does that...

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February 20, 2020

Key performance areas in road transport

Maintaining a competitive and profitable transport business means keeping careful watch on a host of key performance factors, says VIC OLIVER The start of...

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February 20, 2020

Prasa and the master plan

Now that the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) is under administration, will this affect the various transport “master plans” out there? I...

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February 20, 2020

Ford invades Europe!

We have been watching the progress of Ford Trucks with great interest. Back in July 2018, we met with the company, and heard all...

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February 20, 2020

Amarok wins Pick-up Truck of the Year

The Volkswagen Amarok has retained its title as Best Pick-up Truck at the What Car? Awards 2020. The winning model, the Amarok Trendline 3.0-litre...

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