Regulars

Regulars

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

March 14, 2018

Winds of Change

Transport policies tend to change in 30 to 40-year cycles, and that time is on the horizon for southern Africa. The South African Road...

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March 14, 2018

Thinking digitally about traffic management

How can technology be leveraged to ease traffic congestion? If there’s one thing I hate about commuting, it is the traffic. Commuters in any...

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February 28, 2018

One day when the Gautrain is all grown up…

While Rail transport is not a strict focus of this magazine, it doesn’t mean I can’t appreciate a decent system when I see one…...

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February 28, 2018

Tally-ho: 2018

Peter Drucker said: “The best way to predict the future is to create it…” The Federation of East and Southern African Road Transport Associations...

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February 28, 2018

As luck would have it

December certainly proved eventful across much of the economic spectrum. Sitting in Colesberg on the first leg of my holiday, I eagerly watched the...

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February 28, 2018

Container demurrage: agents beware

Shipping agents often incorrectly believe that they are protected by “being agents” acting for an undisclosed principal… Shipping agents prefer to be reflected as...

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February 27, 2018

Tis the season … to replace aging vehicles 

The beginning of each year is a good time for operators to audit their commercial-vehicle fleet and replace aging and troublesome vehicles. Sadly, many...

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February 27, 2018

Advice for Elon Musk

Transport is fast becoming more of a burden to the economy than an enabler. As we go through the annual task of counting the...

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February 26, 2018

Getting serious about the electric commitment, South Africans show their worth at Dakar 2018 and An eco-friendly fleet to envy

Getting serious about the electric commitment Following the unveiling of its Nikola One hydrogen-electric truck in December 2016 and subsequent announcement of the Nikola...

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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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