Regulars

Regulars

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

November 8, 2019

Border-post procedures in need of an overhaul

Border crossings in southern Africa are fraught with disaster – and South Africa is not immune to the probability of falling victim to high-risk...

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November 8, 2019

Who is liable when cargo causes damage?

Since cargo owners can be held responsible for the potential of damage or loss that their goods could cause while in transit, they are...

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November 8, 2019

Care is the key to vehicle longevity

Maximise the life of your truck and reap the economic rewards In the tough economic environment in which today’s road transport owners operate, it...

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November 8, 2019

Greta and the professor

Over the years, through mismanagement and neglect, South Africa has allowed its public-transport services to waste away. So, what’s that got to do with...

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November 8, 2019

Traton Innovation Day: lights, camera, action!

Last month, we mentioned that we would be attending the Traton Innovation Day at Scania’s headquarters in Södertälje, Sweden. We were promised a host...

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October 8, 2019

Traton focuses on innovation

As you read this issue of FOCUS, we will be in Sweden, attending the first-ever Traton Innovation Day (we’re hoping that the company will...

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October 8, 2019

Hyundai launches electric scooter

The Hyundai Motor Group has developed a new prototype electric scooter with rear-wheel drive, a highly capable lithium battery and stylish front and rear...

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October 8, 2019

F-Max is Russia’s Truck of the Year!

Following its International Truck of the Year (ITOY) 2019 success, the has now won the Truck of the Year award in Russia. The winner...

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October 4, 2019

Lessons from the Big Apple

Columnist Vaughan Mostert has been riding around on buses in both London and New York! He has some fascinating lessons to share from his...

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October 3, 2019

Know your axles!

When it comes to buying an extra-heavy commercial vehicle, it’s wise to know the difference between models that feature single-axle reduction, and those that...

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October 3, 2019

Incoterms 2020: A mix of cosmetic and substantive changes

The main differences between the International Chambers of Commerce Incoterms published last month and those stipulated in the previous edition relate to levels of...

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October 3, 2019

Truck chaos continues

In the run up to Transport Month, attacks on truck drivers and vehicles in South Africa remained widespread, coinciding with a spate of in...

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