Regulars

Regulars

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

August 7, 2019

Reducing cross-border transit risks

While cross-border freight-transit risks need to be effectively managed, costs associated with lengthy delays at customs points need to be reduced. Fesarta has identified...

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August 7, 2019

Potential boon for logistics companies

Cryptocurrencies and the freedom of trade embraced by the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) offer enormous potential for growth in the logistics...

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August 7, 2019

The importance of correct vehicle loading

Overloading and incorrect load placement on a truck can be extremely dangerous, and can result in expensive mechanical repairs All truck manufacturers design their...

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August 7, 2019

Let’s repeat the Mynah magic!

It seems our politicians will be using public transport in future. This is, however, not as simple as it sounds The Treasury has started...

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August 7, 2019

No ICE in this ice-cream van

Picture an ice-cream van. Its diesel engine is running, while excited kids gather around. While the van thrills those kids with delight, it has...

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August 7, 2019

Meet the mother of all slab transporters!

Kamag Transporttechnik – a German company that specialises in the production of industrial vehicles, modular transporters and vehicles for terminal logistics – was recently called...

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August 7, 2019

Ducato goes electric

Fiat has lifted the lid on its Ducato electric, which will be launched in 2020. The first full-electric Fiat Professional model, the Ducato was...

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July 4, 2019

Scania takes urban transport to the NXT level

Scania has lifted the lid on the NXT, an electric self-driving urban concept vehicle, which ferries commuters to and from work in mornings and...

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July 4, 2019

OSG launches innovative digital display

Israeli glass fabricator Oran Safety Glass (OSG) has launched ScreeneX glass-embedded digital displays, which – when fitted to buses and trains – make the...

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July 4, 2019

History is made!

The first cab-less, electric truck – Einride’s T-pod – has driven on a public road! The ground-breaking event took place at DB Schenker’s facility...

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July 2, 2019

Government fiddles while trucks burn

FESARTA endorses a suggestion by the Road Freight Association (RFA) that perhaps South Africa needs a few “NO TRUCK DAYS” to bring home to...

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July 2, 2019

Corridors of prosperity

Andrew Robinson and Malcolm Hartwell, of Norton-Rose Fulbright, discuss whether, for trans-border transport corridors to work effectively, there needs to be uninterrupted movement of...

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