Steering column

Regulars

Steering Column

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

February 14, 2024

SONA 2024: even more disappointing than expected

SONA 2024: even more disappointing than expected February 14, 2024 We all knew that Cyril Ramaphosa would use his State of the Nation Address...

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February 6, 2024

Structuring sustainability in Africa’s image

Structuring sustainability in Africa’s image February 5, 2024 At times, it feels a little bit like everyone is throwing all their eggs into the...

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December 13, 2023

Bah humbug! Transnet ruins Xmas… and SA too

Bah humbug! Transnet ruins Xmas… and SA too December 13, 2023 It’s Christmas! But instead of saying “Ho, Ho, Ho,” another expression springs to...

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November 17, 2023

Private sector to the rescue!

Private sector to the rescue! November 10, 2023 The Western Cape is facing an export crisis, and it needs to bring in the cavalry....

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November 1, 2023

From hero to zero

From hero to zero November 1, 2023 I was so chuffed to take a ride in the incredible Volta Zero at the recent IAA...

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September 25, 2023

We’re backing the All Blacks!

We’re backing the All Blacks! September 25, 2023 Relax, dear readers. I’m not referring to the Rugby World Cup. Instead, I am referring to...

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August 26, 2023

SaferStops: a driver’s knight in shining armour

SaferStops: a driver’s knight in shining armour August 24, 2023 I’m a huge fan of any initiative to help truck drivers, so the launch...

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July 28, 2023

Logistics and Transnet are wrecking our country’s growth!

Logistics and Transnet are wrecking our country’s growth! July 6, 2023 A fascinating (if depressing) report has revealed that logistics and Transnet are among...

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June 28, 2023

Cry our beloved drivers

Cry our beloved drivers June 26, 2023 I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m getting so tired of reading about corruption...

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May 26, 2023

Good news at last!

Good news at last! May 26, 2023 I don’t know about the rest of you, but I am so done with bad news. I’ve...

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May 3, 2023

Take a bow, South Africa!

Take a bow, South Africa! April 28, 2023 The World Bank has released its 2023 Logistics Performance Index report… and South Africa has done...

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March 29, 2023

Please Madame Minister…

Please Madame Minister… March 29, 2023 Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula is gone. Well, gone from the Department of Transport – which can only...

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