Regulars

Regulars

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

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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September 4, 2019

AfCFTA: will it succeed or fail?

When it comes to implementing agreements in Africa, numerous challenges need to be overcome The recently launched Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is...

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September 4, 2019

Fourth Industrial Revolution: Legal risk management is critical

The Fourth Industrial Revolution brings with it some operational risks in the supply chain. What about the legal risks that result? We all know...

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September 4, 2019

Buying second hand

Provided the vehicle purchased is right for the job and has been well maintained, even high-mileage used trucks can prove to be exceedingly durable...

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September 4, 2019

Energy denial?

Worldwide, the net is slowly closing in on our wasteful use of energy. Three articles in the Business Day of June 18 underlined some...

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September 4, 2019

Iveco launches S-Way

The long-awaited successor to the Stralis, the S-Way, has been launched in Europe. The new S-Way features a new cab boasting a driver-centric design. It...

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September 4, 2019

Sprinter is best large van

The ever-popular Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has scooped yet another award: Large Van of the Year by Company Van Today. “The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has long been...

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September 4, 2019

Orders galore for all-electric MAN eTGE

Customers in Europe love the all-electric MAN eTGE! Austrian transportation and logistics company Quehenberger Logistics has recently started using three MAN eTGEs in its...

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September 4, 2019

Driverless parking is here

Bosch and Daimler have reached a milestone on the way to automated driving: the two companies have now obtained approval from the relevant authorities...

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