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  • How to buy a car wisely – choose a car fit for your lifestyle and budget
    May 24, 2017 Press Releases

    How to buy a car wisely – choose a car fit for…

    There’s no doubt that thousands of South Africans think with their hearts instead of their heads when buying a new car. Avoiding buyer’s remorse and up to six years of wincing every time a car payment is made, just means a touch of realism and… more...
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  • Mobilitas-AGS inaugurates its biggest multimodal logistics platform in Africa
    May 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Mobilitas-AGS inaugurates its biggest multimodal…

    The Gauteng logistics hub’s goal is to improve Mobilitas-AGS’ services delivered to its clients, increase its competitiveness and support the growth of its activities across Africa JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 23, 2017 - The Mobilitas-AGS group’s… more...
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  • FAW trucks - a frontrunner at NAMPO 2017
    May 24, 2017 Events

    FAW trucks - a frontrunner at NAMPO 2017

    FAW vehicles have become evermore popular amongst the agricultural community, and the numbers of FAW in this sector are growing exponentially year on year. The FAW exhibition stand at NAMPO this year was a frontrunner in terms of best automotive… more...
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  • Alfa Romeo's 4.0 plant and Samsung technology
    May 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Alfa Romeo's 4.0 plant and Samsung technology

    FCA opens the doors of its Cassino plant - cradle of the new generation Alfa Romeo - to reveal the achievements of its partnership with Samsung, which aims to deliver greater efficiency and better quality in FCA's Italian plants. Cassino, the plant… more...
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  • Engen Driver Wellness 2017 travels to Gauteng
    May 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Engen Driver Wellness 2017 travels to Gauteng

    Engen Petroleum launched their annual Driver Wellness programme in Gauteng this week. Truck drivers were invited to receive free voluntary health screenings at the Kranskop 1 Stop North and South Bound on the N1 Highway, Bela Bela and the Vaal 1… more...
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  • MiX Telematics initiates in-house Driver Monitoring Service
    May 19, 2017 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics initiates in-house Driver…

    Supporting safer roads and responsible driver behaviour across South Africa Midrand, 19 May 2017: MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, today announced that it has launched an in-house driver… more...
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  • Audi initiative defines key terms for mobility in the city of the future
    May 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Audi initiative defines key terms for mobility in…

    Cities benefit from smart cars if they create interfaces Definitions give urban planners easier access to future technologies DIN specification 91340 defines 205 key terms in urban mobility Audi has founded a working group together with city… more...
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  • Collaboration is key to Diageo and Imperial partnership
    May 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Collaboration is key to Diageo and Imperial…

    Since appointing Imperial Logistics as its third-party logistics (3PL) service provider, leading global spirits producer Diageo has achieved a substantial reduction in out of stocks. Imperial won the national contract for Diageo South Africa’s 3PL… more...
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  • Should dash cams play a bigger role in the short-term insurance industry?
    May 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Should dash cams play a bigger role in the…

    Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi released road death statistics showing a 51% increase in fatalities during the 2017 Easter period – raising concern for safe driving on the roads. The role of dash cams (or car dashboard cameras) in helping… more...
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  • Avis Van Rental’s fleet now conveniently available on GDS
    May 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Avis Van Rental’s fleet now conveniently…

    Travel agents can look forward to being able to book Avis Van Rental on the Global Distribution System (GDS) which enables automated transactions between travel service providers and travel agencies. This system takes away the need to make bookings… more...
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  • Serco striving to heighten customer satisfaction
    May 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Serco striving to heighten customer satisfaction

    Staying in touch with global trends and innovations is an important strategy which enables Serco – one of South Africa’s leading truck and trailer body building companies - to give its customers the edge in a competitive African market. One of the… more...
    Editor 73
  • Industrie 4.0 set to improve all processes, grow economy
    May 17, 2017 Events

    Industrie 4.0 set to improve all processes, grow…

    Advanced automation can improve virtually any process, anywhere, and has the potential to grow the South African economy and create jobs. Industry leaders participating at the upcoming Africa Automation Fair and Connected Industries conference note… more...
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  • Fuel-efficient CAT® M315D2 and M317D2 wheeled excavators feature increased durability and easy maintenance
    May 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Fuel-efficient CAT® M315D2 and M317D2 wheeled…

    Johannesburg, 15 May 2017- The Cat® M315 and M317 wheeled excavators have earned a solid reputation worldwide for reliable performance, long-term durability, versatility, fuel efficiency, low operating costs, and easy maintenance. The new "D2"… more...
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  • Volvo Cars partners with Google to build Android into next generation of connected cars
    May 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Volvo Cars partners with Google to build Android…

    Volvo Cars has announced a close partnership with Google, one of the world's largest technology companies, to develop the next generation of its award-winning in-car infotainment and connectivity solution. Based on Google's Android operating system,… more...
    Editor 73
  • FAW SA recognised in the global arena for major achievements
    May 12, 2017 Press Releases

    FAW SA recognised in the global arena for major…

    The commitment by FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd to the African region and its successes this and last year, have not gone unnoticed. Recognised as the most determined and most successful Export and Import business units of the massive FAW… more...
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  • Hino now offers choice of single or double rear wheels on 500 Series 4x4 model
    May 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Hino now offers choice of single or double rear…

    Hino South Africa now offers its customers the choice of single or double rear wheels on its 1322 four-wheel drive model in the popular 500 Series. This follows requests from operators for this option to suit a variety of off-road applications… more...
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  • 2017 Volvo Trucks Safety Report Focuses on Vulnerable Road Users
    May 12, 2017 Press Releases

    2017 Volvo Trucks Safety Report Focuses on…

    The number of serious road accidents involving trucks is dropping, but the safety of vulnerable road users must be improved. And there are still far too few truck drivers who use their seat belts. These are among the findings of a new traffic safety… more...
    Editor 69
  • Introducing the Indispensable FJ 26-280C
    May 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Introducing the Indispensable FJ 26-280C

    FUSO expands the family by introducing the indispensable FJ 26-280C for the construction sector and increases Completely-Knocked-Down production at the East London plant FJ 26-280C is ideal partner for any business in the construction sector FUSO… more...
    Editor 74
  • Sava expands its Light Truck range with the brand new Trenta 2
    May 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Sava expands its Light Truck range with the brand…

    Sava is pleased to announce the Trenta 2, its latest model in the Light Truck tyre range. With the launch of this new tyre, Sava offers an efficient and reliable tyre and expands its range to provide fleets with additional size options. The Sava… more...
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  • Embracing change enables fleets to be flexible and efficient
    May 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Embracing change enables fleets to be flexible…

    Dealing with the usual business-cycle and strategy fluctuations is difficult enough for any executive, but fleet managers have to stay upright while the entire foundation of the profession is shifting underneath their feet due to rapid and… more...
    Editor 99
  • It’s time to Ride For A Reason with South Africa Bike Festival on Sunday 28 May!
    May 04, 2017 Events

    It’s time to Ride For A Reason with South Africa…

    Nothing beats saddling up for a worthy cause! The time has come again to flick into gear - to get tails wagging and fur flying - and join South Africa Bike Festival, powered by Discovery Channel, in support of Ride for a Reason & CLAW (Community… more...
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  • Rhino-Turf a winner for rugby in Namibia
    May 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Rhino-Turf a winner for rugby in Namibia

    Rugby clubs, sporting franchises and schools will score from conversion to synthetic rugby fields – a move that will not only bolster safety but also tackle the exorbitant costs of maintenance on natural fields. That’s according to William Allan,… more...
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  • Volvo Trucks South Africa introduces and fits innovative safety features at local plant
    Apr 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Volvo Trucks South Africa introduces and fits…

    Safety is in the DNA of every Volvo Truck that is produced and this is not just lip-service. “Volvo Trucks prides itself with regard to safety and this has always been one of our core values,” says Torbjörn Christensson, president of Volvo Group… more...
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  • Turn your fleet into an advertising asset
    Apr 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Turn your fleet into an advertising asset

    Branded vehicles are seen by 3 000 potential customers every hour they are on the road. Fleet vehicle advertising boosts name recognition 15 times more than any other form of advertising, and truck advertising has been rated as the second most… more...
    Editor 130
  • Better visibility, less accidents: Keep a clear view  with camera cleaning systems from Continental
    Apr 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Better visibility, less accidents: Keep a clear…

    The lens of the fish-eye camera is cleaned by an automatically triggered water jet whenever it gets dirty Camera cleaning ensures reliable camera data for Automated Driving Frankfurt/Shanghai, April 20th, 2017. Everyone wants to keep a clear view –… more...
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  • Apr 19, 2017 Press Releases

    "Growing Faster with New Mobility Services:…

    Forceful extension of mobility services initiated Continental und China Unicom Smart Connection Technology sign a strategic joint venture contract New Joint Venture will establish and operate a world class Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)… more...
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  • Heating up the ice: MAN supports the 2017 Ice Hockey World Championships
    Apr 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Heating up the ice: MAN supports the 2017 Ice…

    During the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships in France and Germany this year, the teams will travel to their games in the comfort and safety afforded by MAN coaches. MAN is supporting the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships by providing a… more...
    Editor 141
  • Glencore Awards 36 Months Contract Extension for Ctrack’s Mining Solution
    Apr 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Glencore Awards 36 Months Contract Extension for…

    Fleet of 600 vehicles to be upgraded with innovative fleet management solution Glencore, one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 90 commodities, located in over 50… more...
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  • Transformation and empowerment is key to SMME success
    Apr 12, 2017 Events

    Transformation and empowerment is key to SMME…

    The SMME Opportunity Roadshow is set to take place on 20 April 2017 at Emperor’s Palace in Johannesburg. The aim is to showcase opportunities for developing businesses, while also providing focused guidance and tools for SMMEs to mainstream their… more...
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  • Michele McCann, business development manager, Teraco
    Apr 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Africa is playing infrastructure catch up

    Why the cloud is not the only answer The amount of businesses embracing an online strategy is driving an urgent review of legacy infrastructure according to Michele McCann, business development manager, Teraco. Following her panel discussion at this… more...
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  • Enthusiastic response to the HINO learnership programme
    Apr 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Enthusiastic response to the HINO learnership…

    There is an enthusiastic response from the delegates attending the first Hino Learnership programme organised by Hino South Africa. The year-long programme has been compiled to provide comprehensive training for sales staff at the dealerships and… more...
    Editor 136
  • Help create South Africa’s ultimate road trip
    Apr 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Help create South Africa’s ultimate road trip

    Have you ever wanted to pack your bags and go on an epic road trip? Well, gather your friends and family because MotorHappy, a subsidiary of Imperial, is calling on all South Africans to help map out the country’s most incredible road trips on their… more...
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  • Dachser is growing and investing in the future
    Apr 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Dachser is growing and investing in the future

    Kempten, Munich. April 2017. Dachser continued to grow in fiscal year 2016, generating consolidated gross revenue of around 5.71 billion euros—representing a consolidated revenue increase of 1.7 percent on the previous year. The number of shipments… more...
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  • First quarter growth for truck industry despite economic turbulence
    Apr 10, 2017 Press Releases

    First quarter growth for truck industry despite…

    The South African truck market showed ongoing resilience despite recent political and economic events. However, the effect of the rating agency, Standard and Poor, and possible other’s downgrade of South Africa to sub-investment grade, will… more...
    Editor 111
  • Shell Awards 5 BMWs to 5 Lucky South African Customers
    Apr 10, 2017 Events

    Shell Awards 5 BMWs to 5 Lucky South African…

    Customers across the country were delighted to drive home in their new BWMs On Friday 5 April 2017, Shell South Africa handed over the keys to 5 BMWs to lucky winners, following its 5 BMWs in 5 Weeks campaign. At Zwartkops Raceway, the home of the… more...
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  • Imperial Road Safety, Hyundai Automotive South Africa and the Bakwena N1N4
    Apr 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Road Safety, Hyundai Automotive South…

    Uniting for road safety this Easter In light of increased calls to escalate road safety and in a bid to curb fatalities on South Africa’s roads, IMPERIAL, leaders in mobility, today announced that they will be partnering with the Bakwena N1N4 toll… more...
    Editor 135
  • Business failures set to blow as economy tanks
    Apr 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Business failures set to blow as economy tanks

    Commentary by Frank Knight, chief executive of Debtsource Few people realise that the largest source of business funding in South Africa is provided by private companies themselves. Businesses extend credit to their customers and obtain credit from… more...
    Editor 132
  • Junk status puts increased pressure on fleet operators
    Apr 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Junk status puts increased pressure on fleet…

    The recent announcement by S&P that it has lowered the long-term foreign currency credit rating from BBB- to BB+ and is cutting the local currency rating from BBB to BBB-, together with Moody’s statement that its sovereign credit rating of Baa2 is… more...
    Editor 126
  • Emission-free delivery vehicles for the courier service
    Apr 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Emission-free delivery vehicles for the courier…

    Strategic partnership: Hermes to deploy 1500 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Vito with electric drive Strategic partnership to electrify the Hermes vehicle fleet 1500 electric vans for urban deliveries from Mercedes-Benz Vans Pilot project to start in… more...
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  • Launch of SupplyChainForesight 2017 Changes Format and Embraces Technology.
    Apr 05, 2017 Events

    Launch of SupplyChainForesight 2017 Changes…

    Launch of SupplyChainForesight 2017 Changes Format and Embraces Technology. Barloworld Logistics launched its benchmark supplychainforesight 2017 with a positive message that conveyed both optimism and excitement in the face of a rapidly changing… more...
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  • All new Navara joins the sales roster
    Apr 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Nissan ends successful sales-quarter as fourth…

    All new Navara joins the sales roster Nissan South Africa is celebrating the end of a very successful quarter, which saw it entrench its position as South Africa’s fourth largest vehicle manufacturer and which welcomed back the Navara-nameplate to… more...
    Editor 201
  • Volvo Trucks names top dealers
    Apr 04, 2017 Events

    Volvo Trucks names top dealers

    Volvo Trucks Southern Africa awarded its best dealers in recognition of the high-quality performances achieved by its network during 2016. The top awards went to: Dealer of the Year – South Africa: Truck Centre Jet Park (see head image) Small Dealer… more...
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  • Toyota and BirdLife Partner Up for Conservation of Red List Species
    Apr 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Toyota and BirdLife Partner Up for Conservation…

    Representatives of Toyota South Africa and BirdLife South Africa solidified their partnership at a vehicle handover ceremony held at the BirdLife headquarters in Johannesburg last week. Two vehicles, a Hilux Double Cab and a Prius Hybrid, were… more...
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  • Government pledges support to expand demand for SA foundries as sector continues to decline
    Apr 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Government pledges support to expand demand for…

    The dti is actively expanding supply-side support for local metals and components manufacturing as the manufacturing industry moves into the fourth industrial revolution, according to the dti Director General Lionel October. In addition, South… more...
    Editor 139
  • CeMAT showcase at HANNOVER MESSE 2017
    Apr 03, 2017 Events

    CeMAT showcase at HANNOVER MESSE 2017

    Speakers forums highlight logistics solutions for production Supporting exhibition features latest intralogistics products Hannover, Germany. “Logistics 4.0 Meets Industry 4.0” – that is the slogan under which specialists will be appearing from 24… more...
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  • Imperial and Audi partner in Eastern Europe
    Apr 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial and Audi partner in Eastern Europe

    A new contract with Audi in Hungary, and the renewal of contracts with Volkswagen in Poland, reflect Imperial Logistics' growing success as the logistics and transport partner of choice in the automobile industry in Eastern Europe. At the Audi AG… more...
    Editor 138
  • Top honours in the Dealer of Year category went to CMH Commercial Pinetown. During his acceptance speech, Dealer Principal, Ron Byng, commended his entire team for “their hard work and commitment to delivering the best support and service at every opportunity”.
    Apr 03, 2017 Events

    Accolades for UD Trucks’ best dealers

    UD Trucks Southern Africa recognised the achievements of its regional independent network at its annual dealer awards ceremony. Awards were presented to winners in 24 categories, ranging from the technicians, driver trainers, parts, service and… more...
    Editor 354
  • Imperial Hino moves to state-of-art facility in pursuit of best-in-town dealer status
    Mar 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Hino moves to state-of-art facility in…

    The original Hino truck dealership in the Imperial Group was located at a BP filling station site in Elandsfontein, an industrial area on the East Rand. This site later became the early headquarters for the Imperial Group, while the truck dealership… more...
    Editor 136
  • Need help improving your bottom line?
    Mar 28, 2017 Events

    Need help improving your bottom line?

    Manage your materials handling costs to improve your bottom line! Professional Development Breakfast The costs of keeping and maintaining materials handling equipment such as forklifts are often expensive if not closely managed. By attending this… more...
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  • Bad weather should never be an excuse for a truck accident
    Mar 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Bad weather should never be an excuse for a truck…

    Recent bad weather in the Highveld has been as much of a curse to truck drivers as a blessing to farmers. Every truck driver who has a commercial driver’s licence should know the dangers of driving in bad weather. Responsible driving means reducing… more...
    Editor 165
  • Providing the right battery to meet industry’s solar needs
    Mar 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Providing the right battery to meet industry’s…

    Effectively harnessing South Africa’s abundant solar energy in a business environment offers both environmental and cost-saving benefits. However, when introducing a solar solution, many companies find themselves facing unexpected challenges due to… more...
    Editor 126
  • Saudi Arabia takes steps to boost trade with TIR – the global customs transit system
    Mar 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Saudi Arabia takes steps to boost trade with TIR…

    The country’s accession to TIR will open new road corridors along the spine of the Arabian Gulf – transforming the trade potential of the region RIYADH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, March 26, 2017/ -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced today its… more...
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  • Ford Commences Roll-Out of SYNC®3 with Navigation Across Seven Models in 14 Months
    Mar 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Commences Roll-Out of SYNC®3 with Navigation…

    Ford's SYNC®3 with navigation infotainment system provides full feature embedded navigation Seven models to receive SYNC®3 with navigation in next 14 months Available in Ford Ranger and Everest in April, followed by Ford Focus PRETORIA, South… more...
    Editor 146
  • Wheeling in entrepreneurial success – The role tyres play in entrepreneurship
    Mar 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Wheeling in entrepreneurial success – The role…

    There isn’t a part in South Africa where you won’t find old and used-out tyres littering our various communities. Whether you are driving by or just walking, the site of discarded tyres remains a prominent feature particularly in our disadvantaged… more...
    Editor 177
  • A step forward in improving a world class end-to-end aftermarket supply chain
    Mar 23, 2017 Press Releases

    A step forward in improving a world class…

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 23 March 2017 – Barloworld Equipment today announced an agreement with Caterpillar to establish a Barloworld Equipment Cat retail parts operation in the recently announced Caterpillar Parts Distribution center in Kempton… more...
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  • Enjoying the official opening of the upgraded Hino Kuilsrivier dealership in the Western Cape were (from left): Dr Casper Kruger, Vice President - Sales and Dealer Network, Toyota SA; Ya Otani, Deputy General Manager - Africa Division, HML; Marius Burger, CEO Toyota Financial Services; Alex Frielingsdorf ,  Franchise Executive - Toyota, Barloworld Motor Retail; Ernie Trautmann, Vice-President, Hino SA; Roland Egger, Chief Executive, Barloworld Motor Retail; Shigehiro Matsuoka, Managing Officer, HML; Keith Rankin, CEO Barloworld Automotive; Andre Schoeman, Dealer Principal - Hino Kuilsrivier; Marius de Bruin, Executive, Motor Franchises, Barloworld Motor Retail; Yasushi Muroya, Divisional Senior Executive Co-ordinator - Hino.
    Mar 22, 2017 Press Releases

    World class premises for Kuilsrivier dealer as…

    Hino Kuilsrivier, part of the Barloworld Group, has enlarged and upgraded its premises in the Western Cape at a cost of more than R23-million in line with Hino South Africa's Total Support strategy to provide even better customer satisfaction in a… more...
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  • CLARK Europe - 100 years of CLARK Forklifts
    Mar 17, 2017 Press Releases

    CLARK Europe - 100 years of CLARK Forklifts

    “The Forklift” from 1917 to 2017 – CLARK Material Handling Company celebrates 100 years in the forklift industry A century of history Duisburg, März 2017. CLARK will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the forklift in 2017. With its range of… more...
    Editor 164
  • SAPICS 2017 is heading your way!
    Mar 17, 2017 Events

    SAPICS 2017 is heading your way!

    SAPICS 2017 is coming... With breath-taking Cape Town as the destination, why not schedule a few meetings prior to or post conference to save time and money Click through to view all the latest and greatest information of the conference: Phenomenal… more...
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  • Hino Midrand wins dealer of the year award for second year in a row
    Mar 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Hino Midrand wins dealer of the year award for…

    Hino Midrand, one of six Hino dealerships in the Bidvest McCarthy Group, has won the Hino Dealer of the Year (DOTY) award for the second successive year. It was one of only three Hino dealerships in South Africa to sell more than 200 trucks in 2016,… more...
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  • Kamogelo Mmutlana Takes the Helm at Barloworld Logistics
    Mar 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Kamogelo Mmutlana Takes the Helm at Barloworld…

    Former Industrial Engineer Appointed as Chief Executive Officer DATELINE – Barloworld Logistics, a leading supply chain solutions and logistics company, recently appointed Kamogelo Mmutlana as Chief Executive Officer. Mmutlana is a qualified… more...
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  • Using FAW for drought-driven water source drilling
    Mar 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Using FAW for drought-driven water source drilling

    Richard Duckworth, owner of Duckworth Drilling, acquired his FAW 15.180FL by default, but hasn’t regretted a day of running the FAW vehicle/drilling rig combination. “When my partner, who had originally bought the flatbed FAW15.180FL, left the… more...
    Editor 181
  • Boytjie, Boertjie and Die Lady help Boere In Nood
    Mar 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Boytjie, Boertjie and Die Lady help Boere In Nood

    One lady and two gentleman bravely travelled a distance of 443 557 km and delivered over 12,000 bales of hay weighing a total of 3456 tonnes! This was the journey of Boytjie, Boertjie and Die Lady – three trucks donated by Volvo Trucks with the… more...
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  • Renault opens an Innovation Lab in Paris devoted to the future of mobility
    Mar 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Renault opens an Innovation Lab in Paris devoted…

    After Silicon Valley and Tel Aviv, Renault has opened a third Renault Open Innovation Lab called "Le Square" in Paris. By organising Renault internal teams to cooperate with startups and external partners, it aims to define new ways of working and… more...
    Editor 143
  • Designed in Sweden and built in Italy - the Volvo 262C turns 40
    Mar 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Designed in Sweden and built in Italy - the Volvo…

    Forty years ago, Volvo turned perceptions of what its brand stood for, upside down. The Volvo 262 Coupé (262C) left no-one unmoved and sold significantly better than expected, despite costing more than twice as much as the basic model in the 200… more...
    Editor 171
  • Gert Swanepoel, managing director of UD Trucks Southern Africa, recently celebrated the company’s International Sales Award with Peter English, chairperson of the UD Trucks Dealer Council.
    Mar 10, 2017 Press Releases

    UD Trucks Southern Africa wins international award

    UD Trucks Southern Africa was recently awarded the International Sales Award as the brand’s largest overseas market in 2016. “This award is a true testament to the calibre of staff and dealers we have in the region, and it will certainly drive us to… more...
    Editor 173
  • Nissan NP200 fleet circumvent the globe. Every day.
    Mar 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Nissan NP200 fleet circumvent the globe. Every…

    “I hope they have water on Mars,” jokes Sarel Jacobs, the national fleet manager of the pathology specialists Ampath. Jacobs just completed a report for the busy holiday season in which Ampath’s fleet of more than 200 Nissan NP200s travelled over 2… more...
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  • Make your voice heard in SA’s largest entrepreneurial survey
    Mar 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Make your voice heard in SA’s largest…

    South African entrepreneurs across all sectors have the opportunity to share their views and make their voices heard in the country’s largest entrepreneurial survey, The State of Entrepreneurship in South Africa 2017 - The Entrepreneur's View. The… more...
    Editor 152
  • Etihad Airways continues sustainability drive across its global airline fleet
    Mar 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Etihad Airways continues sustainability drive…

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has continued to make improvements in the fuel efficiency of its fleet, resulting in substantial reductions in carbon dioxide emissions and reinforcing the sustainability credentials… more...
    Editor 193
  • TomTom Celebrates Millionth Mercedes-Benz Car Hitting the Road with TomTom Traffic
    Mar 08, 2017 Press Releases

    TomTom Celebrates Millionth Mercedes-Benz Car…

    Mercedes Drivers Benefit from world-class TomTom Traffic Service Geneva Motor Show, 7 March 2017 TomTom (TOM2) today announced that its real-time TomTom Traffic information is now available in more than one million Mercedes-Benz passenger vehicles.… more...
    Editor 164
  • Renault, UTC and the CNRS join forces to create SIVALab, a shared research facility dedicated to perception and localization systems for autonomous vehicles
    Mar 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Renault, UTC and the CNRS join forces to create…

    Renault and Heudiasyc, a joint research unit formed by UTC (Université de Technologie de Campiègne) and the CNRS, have created SIVALab, a laboratory specialising in localization and perception systems for autonomous vehicles. This scientific and… more...
    Editor 204
  • BMW Group Harnesses Potential of Innovative Automation and Flexible Assistance Systems in Production
    Mar 03, 2017 Press Releases

    BMW Group Harnesses Potential of Innovative…

    Modernization of work environment increases efficiency of workforce People to remain irreplaceable due to cognitive abilities 60 lightweight robots in series operations by mid-year Munich. The BMW Group continues the persistent modernization of the… more...
    Editor 179
  • Africa Automation Fair 2017 unveils Connected Industries conference
    Mar 03, 2017 Events

    Africa Automation Fair 2017 unveils Connected…

    South Africa’s key automation and industrial control event, Africa Automation Fair, will this year host a high-level conference on Connected Industries in line with growing international focus on the ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the… more...
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  • On Track for Technological and Financial Success: Continental Is Shaping the Digital Future of Mobility
    Mar 03, 2017 Press Releases

    On Track for Technological and Financial Success:…

    CEO Degenhart: "In the future, we will increasingly earn money with mobility services" Sales up 3.4 percent to 40.5 billion Euro in 2016 Net income improved to 2.8 billion Euro/ 14.01 Euro per share Executive Board proposal: Dividend to rise by 50… more...
    Editor 152
  • FIRE IT UP new Uber service and the team L/R James Ridley, Berto Santos and Craig Langton.
    Mar 03, 2017 Press Releases

    UBER collection comes standard at FIRE IT UP!

    Just when you think there is not much more FIRE IT UP can offer their customers Craig Langton comes back with yet another added value service, his new service is a free UBER Collection Experience which is available to all customers purchasing a… more...
    Editor 169
  • All-new Jaguar Land Rover Constantiaberg dealership for Cape Town’s southern suburbs
    Mar 03, 2017 Press Releases

    All-new Jaguar Land Rover Constantiaberg…

    Jaguar Land Rover expands presence in South Africa with all-new retailer Convenient location for customers in Cape Town’s southern suburbs State-of-the-art facility offers world-class premium retail experience Customers in Cape Town’s southern… more...
    Editor 229
  • Gert Swanepoel named new MD of UD Trucks
    Mar 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Gert Swanepoel named new MD of UD Trucks

    March 2017, Pretoria. UD Trucks Southern Africa announced the appointment of Gert Swanepoel as the company’s new managing director. ​Swanepoel has been with UD Trucks (previously known as Nissan Diesel) for 27 years and started his career in the… more...
    Editor 193
  • Fortress Income Fund launches R650 million Louwlardia development
    Mar 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Fortress Income Fund launches R650 million…

    The JSE listed Fortress Income Fund has officially launched the Louwlardia Logistics Park, a R650 million A Grade logistics facility that is under development alongside the N1 in Centurion. Speaking at the launch, executive director Andrew Teixeira… more...
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  • Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev to jointly develop driverless vehicle fleet system for future public and on-demand transportation
    Mar 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev to jointly…

    Companies sign research contract to develop mobility services system for self-driving vehicles PARIS (Feb. 28, 2017) - The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev have agreed to jointly explore development of mobility services with fleets of electric… more...
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  • Mathys Enslin Barloworld Logistics executive
    Feb 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Collaboration is the key to a Landmark Road to…

    Barloworld Logistics, ArcelorMittal South Africa, Transnet Freight Rail, Newlyn Properties and Grindrod Terminals collaborate to launch a ground-breaking initiative to convert road traffic to rail. Dateline – On Friday the 24thof February,… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz at the Mobile World Congress 2017: Hack-on-Bus Tour: ten coders, 1300 km, three countries, one bus
    Feb 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz at the Mobile World Congress 2017:…

    Main challenge on the DigitalLife bus: programming a driverless RoboCab made from Lego components CASE: Connectivity, Autonomous, Shared & Service and Electric Drive STUTTGART - The involvement of Mercedes-Benz in to this year's Mobile World… more...
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  • “Push to Pass” first year: record profitability and success of commercial launches
    Feb 24, 2017 Press Releases

    “Push to Pass” first year: record profitability…

    For the third year in a row, the Group achieved growth on three fronts: Growth of the Automotive division operating margin to 6% (1) versus 5% in 2015 Growth of sales : 3.15 million vehicles sold (2), up 5.8% Growth of the net financial position… more...
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  • New horizons explored with FAW
    Feb 24, 2017 Press Releases

    New horizons explored with FAW

    New Horizons Metal CC, is a tight-knit operation focussed on cost-efficiency and on-time delivery of its products to the medical community. The medium-sized enterprise based in Briardene, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) specialises in manufacturing hospital… more...
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  • Air Cargo Africa 2017: Companies honoured for excellence in air cargo
    Feb 24, 2017 Events

    Air Cargo Africa 2017: Companies honoured for…

    JOHANNESBURG – February 23, 2017 –AIR CARGO AFRICA 2017 event organiser, STAT Times, has paid tribute to industry players who have achieved excellence in various sectors of the Air Cargo industry. The STAT Times International Awards for Excellence… more...
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  • •	Glyn Hughes, global head of cargo, International Air Transport Association’s (IATA)  •	Graham Perkins, vice president, sales and marketing, (EMEIA), Atlas Air, Inc.  •	Barry D Nassberg, group chief operating officer at Worldwide Flight Services  •	Rudolf Steiner, senior vice president cargo, global accounts and commercial at Swissport International  •	Rainer Mueller, vice president, commercial at Saudia Cargo  •	Jan de Vegt, chief operating officer at Kenya Airways
    Feb 23, 2017 Events

    AIR CARGO AFRICA 2017: E-commerce in Africa, huge…

    JOHANNESBURG – February 2017 – AIR CARGO AFRICA (ACA) 2017 kicked off its discussions with an interactive dialogue on the subject of “Unlocking Africa’s civil aviation potential: the time is now to set the rules for tomorrow”. The session, held on… more...
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  • Continental signs collaborative agreement with Caterpillar
    Feb 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental signs collaborative agreement with…

    Hanover, Germany (February 2017) - Continental and Caterpillar Inc. have signed an agreement to equip Cat Off-Highway-Trucks (model series 770 to 775) with Continental RDT-Master tires in sizes 18.00R33, 21.00R33 and 24.00R35. The agreement also… more...
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  • AIR CARGO AFRICA 2017 kicks off in Johannesburg
    Feb 22, 2017 Events

    AIR CARGO AFRICA 2017 kicks off in Johannesburg

    JOHANNESBURG – February 22, 2017 – Throngs of visitors braved the wet weather today in Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg for the opening day of AIR CARGO AFRICA 2017, the fourth edition of the biennial air cargo industry conference and exhibition organised… more...
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  • Tips on purchasing a motoring fleet
    Feb 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Tips on purchasing a motoring fleet

    After a difficult year, car companies are cautiously optimistic on reports that new vehicle sales were up year on year for the month of January. The growth was largely attributed to higher fleet sales in the rental and government channels. Jim… more...
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  • Congested cities lead the re-invention of the delivery vehicle
    Feb 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Congested cities lead the re-invention of the…

    Hard-pressed small business owners are constantly performing balancing acts. On the one hand, highly competitive environments mean that they are forced to increase service levels and cope with pressure on margins. On the other hand, they are being… more...
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  • DHL Express makes global online shopping easier with On Demand Delivery in Sub Saharan Africa
    Feb 22, 2017 Press Releases

    DHL Express makes global online shopping easier…

    On Demand Delivery is currently deployed in 6 markets across SSA – South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Mauritius &Tanzania, with plans to roll out to further countries in SSA throughout 2017. On Demand Delivery developed in response to… more...
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  • AIR CARGO AFRICA 2017: OR Tambo International Airport set to drive economic growth in SA
    Feb 21, 2017 Events

    AIR CARGO AFRICA 2017: OR Tambo International…

    JOHANNESBURG – February 2017 – Industry estimates suggest that in 2016 airlines transported 52 million metric tonnes of goods, representing more than 35 percent of global trade by value but less than 1 percent of world trade by volume. That is… more...
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  • Serco displays specialised custom building skills
    Feb 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Serco displays specialised custom building skills

    Serco has once again proven its high quality custom building capability by producing two fully-equipped trailers for use as mobile learner driver license test centres. The 12,5m-long trailers were built for PCubed (Pty) Ltd and are currently being… more...
    Editor 209
  • Customer trial for heavy-duty electric truck in short-radius distribution
    Feb 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Customer trial for heavy-duty electric truck in…

    Small series Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck with electric drive starts in 2017 Electric trucks for customers from different sectors in Germany and throughout Europe Excellent customer reaction to Urban eTruck with 25 t permissible GVW and range of up to… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz Vans: In-house accident research makes vans even safer
    Feb 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Vans: In-house accident research…

    Team of specialists analyses accident data, results used in vehicle development New input provides further improvements for active and passive safety systems Outstanding safety and assistance systems can prevent accidents or at least mitigate their… more...
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  • Discover Botswana with Avis
    Feb 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Discover Botswana with Avis

    The distinctive appeal that comes with travelling to Botswana by road is that it is an exciting adventure. To ensure you are prepared for the cross-country trip that is a travellers dream for many, Avis has developed helpful tips for all who are… more...
    Editor 178
  • Imperial acquires Surgipharm, a leading pharmaceutical distributor in Kenya
    Feb 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial acquires Surgipharm, a leading…

    Imperial Logistics, a wholly owned division of Imperial Holdings, has entered into an agreement to acquire a 70% interest in Surgipharm, a leading pharmaceutical distributor in Kenya, for a cash consideration of US$35 million. Surgipharm, which is… more...
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  • Bridgestone grows truck, bus footprint
    Feb 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Bridgestone grows truck, bus footprint

    Bridgestone South Africa has announced a new addition to its Firestone FS404 range of heavy duty vehicle tyres. Initially available only in 315/80 R22.5 sizing, the FS404 is now also available in a 12 R22.5 option. The FS404 is optimised for duty on… more...
    Editor 191
  • learners from Nokuphila Pre-Primary School in Thembisa.
    Feb 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Barloworld Logistics Partners with Local…

    Supporting expansion of the Love Trust’s Teacher Training Academy in Alexandra Last week, Barloworld Logistics commenced its partnership with the Love Trust, a local non-profit organisation established in 2009. The Love Trust seeks to bring hope to… more...
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  • Modern customer support drives Volvo in Africa
    Feb 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Modern customer support drives Volvo in Africa

    Volvo Group Southern Africa is expecting to grow its market share in Africa during 2017 and beyond, through an enhanced footprint that will bring world-class quality products and support right to customers’ doorsteps. The company already 30 dealer… more...
    Editor 191
  • Hitachi Automotive Systems and Honda Sign MoU Aiming to Establish Joint Venture Company for Electric Vehicle Motors
    Feb 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Hitachi Automotive Systems and Honda Sign MoU…

    Tokyo, February 2017 - Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., and Honda Motor Co., Ltd., announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding ("MoU") on Feb. 3, aiming to establish a joint venture company for the development, manufacture and sales of… more...
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  • Marcel Kohn is the Route Development Manager at DACHSER South Africa
    Feb 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Moving (almost) mountains: what it takes to be a…

    Logistics and freight company DACHSER South Africa may not quite be moving mountains, but they are transporting items that are just as challenging, in the form of mega-machinery and highly specialised equipment. Moving these items across vast… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles - Outstanding Reputation
    Feb 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles - Outstanding…

    Five first place awards for Daimler commercial vehicle brands at the Image Awards 2017 of the 'VerkehrsRundschau' ('Transport Review') Mercedes-Benz is the most successful brand when it comes to trucks and vans FleetBoard, CharterWay and… more...
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  • Dzita Village – Volta region, Ghana: Pregnant mums and children are the most vulnerable when it comes to malaria. These three tiny tots are taking their responsibility seriously – holding their long-lasting malaria nets for their mums during the event.
    Feb 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Kingsley Holgate’s living traditions visits West…

    Living Traditions expeditions continue documenting Africa’s people and Alliance Motors Ghana supports Kingsley Holgate with Land Rover Discovery Living Traditions book set to be published in 2018 Pretoria, February 2017 – The Kingsley Holgate… more...
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  • Toyota Dyna moves into light commercial vehicle category
    Feb 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Toyota Dyna moves into light commercial vehicle…

    The Toyota Dyna has been reclassified as a light commercial vehicle instead of being in the medium commercial category as has been the case since its introduction to the South African market in 1965. The chassis has been redesigned and is 50kg… more...
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  • AIR CARGO AFRICA brings key air shippers to the heart of Africa’s air freight industry
    Feb 10, 2017 Events

    AIR CARGO AFRICA brings key air shippers to the…

    JOHANNESBURG – February 2017 – AIR CARGO AFRICA, the most popular and the best networked global biennial trade exhibition cum conference of the air freight industry in Africa, in its fourth edition, scheduled for 21 to 23 February 2017 at Emperors… more...
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  • Itec SA launches new Carbon Neutral programme
    Feb 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Itec SA launches new Carbon Neutral programme

    Today, Itec SA, a leading digital and communications solutions provider in South Africa, announced the expansion of their Carbon Neutral programme, an initiative that will now reduce their customers’ printing related carbon footprint by offsetting… more...
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  • BEUMER Group's Supply Chain Management optimises the supply chain from the raw material supplier to the end customer:
    Feb 07, 2017 Press Releases

    BEUMER Group's Supply Chain Management optimises…

    The simplicity in complexity In order to remain competitive, plant manufacturers need to develop more complex solutions that are often tailor-made for the customer. This can lead to a lack of transparency in the production and logistics processes… more...
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  • “How to avoid the silent killers on South African roads”
    Feb 06, 2017 Press Releases

    “How to avoid the silent killers on South African…

    Thanks to technology, modern vehicles are significantly safer than they were in the past. These days, trucks are loaded with features such as telematics data, collision mitigation systems, active brake assist, electronic stability control, and so on… more...
    Editor 251
  • New smart phone app and tracking system aids insurance
    Feb 06, 2017 Press Releases

    New smart phone app and tracking system aids…

    To assist insurance companies in minimizing their risk ratio, GPS Tracking Solutions, a division of Eqstra Fleet Management & Logistics, has launched GPS Lite, a tracking system and smartphone app which allows both drivers and their insurance… more...
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  • MAN took its new TG model ranges on the road to meet its European customers in a roadshow that covered 9800 km
    Feb 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Roadshow shows the strength of the lion marque:…

    In October, MAN Truck & Bus started its roadshow across Europe with its new TG model ranges fresh from their recent launch at the IAA in Hanover. Over the 9800 km journey, MAN TGX, TGS, TGM and TGL impressed with their new distinctive design and… more...
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  • MiX Telematics passes 600,000 subscribers milestone
    Feb 03, 2017 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics passes 600,000 subscribers…

    Midrand, South Africa, (February 2017) – MiX Telematics (JSE: MIX, NYSE: MIXT) a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as Software-as-a-Service (Saas), announced that as at December 2016 they had… more...
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  • What’s bothering SA’s youth?
    Feb 02, 2017 Press Releases

    What’s bothering SA’s youth?

    With unemployment sitting at an eight-year high of 26.6%, few could argue that something is going drastically wrong – particularly with regards to the youth. Among young South Africans aged between 15 and 24, a total of 37,5% or 3,2 million are… more...
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  • Managing Director Nico van Jaarsveld, Financial Manager Wayne van Jaarsveld, Operations Manager Colin Coetzee and Logistics Manager Stephen Coetzee
    Feb 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Complex nature of SA Transport industry provides…

    The transport market in South Africa nowadays requires several specialist, niche operators ranging from those able to move abnormal loads to those able to handle certain fragile or sensitive cargoes. One of the companies that has found a niche in… more...
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  • Serco meets demanding delivery deadline
    Feb 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Serco meets demanding delivery deadline The Fruit…

    A South African fruit and vegetable company, ‘The Fruit Spot’ faced a distribution challenge when new business opportunities opened for them in Cape Town. The Fruit Spot is the fresh produce division of Massmart and has a huge perishable goods… more...
    Editor 222
  • GM and Honda to Establish Industry-First Joint Fuel Cell System Manufacturing Operation in Michigan
    Feb 01, 2017 Press Releases

    GM and Honda to Establish Industry-First Joint…

    DETROIT, January 2017 - General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) and Honda (NYSE: HMC) today announced establishment of the auto industry's first manufacturing joint venture to mass produce an advanced hydrogen fuel cell system that will be used in future… more...
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  • Planting of seedlings in progress at Ingqayizivele High School in Gauteng
    Feb 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Cummins and FOOD & TREES FOR AFRICA partner in…

    Food & Trees for Africa is assisting Cummins with its successful food-garden initiative at four Gauteng schools, namely Ivory Park Secondary School, Ingqayizivele High School, Minerva Secondary School, and Manzini Primary School. The initiative has… more...
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  • Mountain bikers saddle up for Bridgestone ROUTE 66 MTB Experience
    Feb 01, 2017 Events

    Mountain bikers saddle up for Bridgestone ROUTE…

    Bridgestone's challenging Route 66 Mountain Bike Experience is back for its seventh annual running. The event, which has constantly gained popularity since it first took place in 2011, will be run over three days from February 17 to 19. "We're… more...
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  • Mr. Jianyu Hao (FAW CEO), Jean Wiggill (FAW Harrismith), Andrew McNaughton (FAW Eastern Cape), Mr. Richard H. Leiter (FAW Executive Director)
    Feb 01, 2017 Press Releases

    FAW market partners perform well and please…

    FAW recently held its annual conference for dealer sales and service representatives in Johannesburg. “This was a great platform to share information on all aspects related to our FAW truck business in this Sub-Saharan Africa region, while giving… more...
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  • Tank Girls - Newsletter - January 2017
  • Hino continues to lead the way in customer satisfaction survey
    Jan 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Hino continues to lead the way in customer…

    Hino South Africa, driven by the very successful, global Hino Total Support programme, has retained top place in the combined Scott Byers Competitive Customer Satisfaction Monitor for the eighth successive quarter in the period October - December… more...
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  • SAPICS Demand Driven Planner (DDP) Workshop
    Jan 25, 2017 Events

    #SAPICS Demand Driven Planner (#DDP) #Workshop.…

    22-23 February 2017 - Gauteng How to become truly Demand Driven based on accurate Customer Orders rather than inaccurate Forecasts DDMRP- Demand Driven Materials Requirement Planning is a way to reduce lead time, absorb incredible amounts of supply… more...
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  • Avis Explains Car Rental Charges
    Jan 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Avis Explains Car Rental Charges

    4 reasons why your rental quote may differ from your final invoice Customers are often surprised when they receive their final invoice and is slightly different to the quoted fee. Avis provides some insights into why customers may find that they are… more...
    Editor 218
  • Does the quintessential African exist?
    Jan 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Does the quintessential African exist?

    If not, who will build it first? Africa (and particularly South Africa) is at the forefront of the automotive manufacturing and export industry, contributing significantly to our GDP and employing scores of workers in plants for the likes of BMW,… more...
    Editor 237
  • TomTom acquires Autonomos, a Berlin-based autonomous driving start-up
    Jan 24, 2017 Press Releases

    TomTom acquires Autonomos, a Berlin-based…

    TomTom announced that it has acquired Autonomos, a Berlin-based autonomous driving start-up. The acquisition strengthens TomTom’s position in autonomous driving. Autonomos has provided Research & Development consultancy services for automated… more...
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  • SAPICS 2017 brings you the Fresh Connection
    Jan 24, 2017 Events

    SAPICS 2017 brings you the Fresh Connection

    The Fresh Connection Supply Chain Simulation Learning Tool Starting March 2017 We’re bringing Fresh Back to South Africa in 2017! The Fresh Connection is an advanced online business simulation that challenges participants to work together as a team… more...
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  • MK Logistics enhances its reputation with Hino Trucks
    Jan 24, 2017 Press Releases

    MK Logistics enhances its reputation with Hino…

    So much is written about the transport and logistics industry, especially where the growth of some of the larger groups have had their roots from small beginnings, mainly through the dedication and passion of a single individual with one vehicle who… more...
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  • Team buses from MAN at the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon
    Jan 23, 2017 Events

    Team buses from MAN at the Africa Cup of Nations…

    Sixteen MAN Lion's Coaches are being used as team buses at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon Comprehensive range of safety systems installed - EBS, ABS, ASR, ESP as well as fire and smoke detection systems Driver training using MAN ProfiDrive… more...
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  • Avis Van Rental announces winner in the “Ride Like a Pro” at Joberg2c Competition
    Jan 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Avis Van Rental announces winner in the “Ride…

    Avis Van Rental recently invited mountain bike enthusiasts to stand a chance of winning a team entry for the highly anticipated 2017 Old Mutual Joberg2c. Entries were received from across South Africa and as far afield as the UK; Mauritius;… more...
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  • Eqstra introduces new training course on REFRIGERATION units.
    Jan 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Eqstra introduces new training course on…

    Eqstra Flexi Fleet, a division of Eqstra Fleet Management and Logistics, has introduced a new training course at its Training Academy, specifically designed to equip qualified auto-electricians and diesel mechanics to work on refrigeration units… more...
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  • Reignition of economy needed to lift truck sales
    Jan 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Reignition of economy needed to lift truck sales

    The South African commercial vehicle market is expected to grow marginally by an estimated 3% during 2017 to around 28 998 units. This is according to a market analysis presented by Rory Schulz, marketing director of UD Trucks Southern Africa. “When… more...
    Editor 254
  • Elquip Solutions and CE Mobility: ‘welding’ a sound relationship to assist in providing ease of mobility to the physically challenged
    Jan 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Elquip Solutions and CE Mobility: ‘welding’ a…

    While November 2016 saw the commemoration of national disability rights awareness month in South Africa, many are still unaware that approximately 10% of the country’s entire population is actually in some way disabled. This translates into some… more...
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  • Imperial Logistics forms partnership with LMI Holdings to offer world class logistics and supply chain solutions in Ghana
    Jan 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics forms partnership with LMI…

    Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has partnered with Ghanaian conglomerate LMI Holdings to form a new business, Imperial LMI Logistics that will deliver world class logistics services in Ghana and West Africa. “The vision of… more...
    Editor 265
  • No false moves - Encoders and inclination sensors from SICK
    Jan 20, 2017 Press Releases

    No false moves - Encoders and inclination sensors…

    Waldkirch, January 2017 – Encoders from SICK monitor and secure motion sequences and ensure precise and efficient processes. They will detect the exact speed, revolution, path, or angle of a movement and deliver the result to the process control or… more...
    Editor 224
  • JEC Group celebrates Composite Innovation at JEC WORLD 2017
    Jan 19, 2017 Events

    JEC Group celebrates Composite Innovation at JEC…

    ...AND HANDS OUT JEC INNOVATION AWARDS TO 13 “COMPOSITE CHAMPIONS” While this year’s show will take place from Tuesday March 14 to Thursday March 16, 2016 at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, France, JEC Group is proud to unveil the names… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz Vans invests in Starship Technologies, the world's leading manufacturer of delivery robots
    Jan 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Vans invests in Starship…

    With its involvement as lead investor, Mercedes-Benz Vans underpins its strategic, long-term collaboration with Starship Technologies A first prototype emerging from the cooperation was introduced back in September 2016: a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter… more...
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  • Isuzu Truck South Africa trumps again as top Japanese OEM
    Jan 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Isuzu Truck South Africa trumps again as top…

    Since inception of Isuzu Truck South Africa in 2006, the Company steered towards a clear objective – to be the Number 1 Japanese OEM in South Africa and it first became a reality in 2013. 2013 was also the first year in the Company’s history that… more...
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  • Hino notches up 26th consecutive finish in Dakar rally
    Jan 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Hino notches up 26th consecutive finish in Dakar…

    Hino built further on its phenomenal reliability record in the Dakar Rally, the world's toughest motor race, with both of its trucks completing the route of almost 9 000km in the hectic 2017 edition of this famous event. This was the 26th… more...
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  • Avis chauffeurs empowered to ensure safety of customers
    Jan 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Avis chauffeurs empowered to ensure safety of…

    As a brand that puts customer safety first, Avis, South Africa’s leading car rental company, offers chauffeur services that go beyond the industry norm. Avis Point 2 Point and Avis Chauffeur Drive are people-centred services designed to give the… more...
    Editor 229
  • Premiere of CeMAT CANADA
    Jan 16, 2017 Events

    Premiere of CeMAT CANADA

    Deutsche Messe’s first industrial shows in Canada Hannover/Toronto. CeMAT CANADA will celebrate its premiere from 25 to 28 September 2017 in Toronto. Together with four additional industry topics from the HANNOVER MESSE portfolio, CeMAT CANADA will… more...
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  • FAW records a satisfying 2016
    Jan 16, 2017 Press Releases

    FAW records a satisfying 2016

    FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd. has enjoyed a particularly memorable 2016, racking up unmatched milestones amongst FAW manufacturing plants outside of the headquartered plants in China. Besides the fact that FAW SA started modestly over 20… more...
    Editor 246
  • Lexus reveals its first sport yacht concept
    Jan 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Lexus reveals its first sport yacht concept

    Lexus has revealed a new sport yacht concept that demonstrates how the luxury automotive brand could expand into new areas of lifestyle and recreation. The Lexus Sport Yacht concept was revealed by Lexus chief officer Akio Toyoda at Di Lido Island… more...
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  • Mission America’s Cup defence: BMW Motorsport designed steering wheel for ORACLE TEAM USA racing yacht presented at Detroit Auto Show.
    Jan 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Mission America’s Cup defence: BMW Motorsport…

    BMW presents America's Cup commitment at Auto Show in Detroit. BMW Motorsport technology used to optimise ORACLE TEAM USA (OTUSA)'s America’s Cup Class (AC50) racing yacht. BMW board member Dr Robertson presents innovative steering wheel to OTUSA… more...
    Editor 284
  • Konecranes launches a new low cost overhead crane for lifting needs in emerging markets
    Jan 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Konecranes launches a new low cost overhead crane…

    Konecranes recently launched a new economically priced overhead crane, the CXT UNO. It has been developed to give small and medium-sized SME’s in southern Africa access to Konecranes’ proven technology. The CXT UNO is based on Konecranes’ existing… more...
    Editor 288
  • Imperial Logistics enters commuter bus business
    Jan 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics enters commuter bus business

    Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has acquired a majority stake in Interstate Bus Lines, the largest commuter bus operation in the Free State. This acquisition is in line with Imperial Logistics’ strategy to diversify into other,… more...
    Editor 296
  • Use waste, to stimulate SA economic growth
    Jan 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Use waste, to stimulate SA economic growth

    With the ever present threat of a downgrade to junk status, high unemployment figures and a shrinking GDP, the SA economy is facing a tough time. The depreciating rand and natural resources mean we can no longer rely on legacy industries such as… more...
    Editor 244
  • CeMAT 2018: Strong partnership with HANNOVER MESSE
    Jan 12, 2017 Events

    CeMAT 2018: Strong partnership with HANNOVER MESSE

    World’s leading trade fair for intralogistics and supply chain management to benefit from partnership with the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology Hannover, Germany. Next year’s CeMAT will take place at the Hannover Exhibition… more...
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  • MEYLE-HD stabiliser links for commercial vehicles to make market debut
    Jan 11, 2017 Press Releases

    MEYLE-HD stabiliser links for commercial vehicles…

    Longer life-cycle of MEYLE-HD parts minimises vehicle downtime Catering for almost the entire Volvo FH and Volvo FM model series MEYLE workshop advice: Always replace stabiliser links in pairs Hamburg, January 2017. MEYLE presents its brand new… more...
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  • Keep your heavy-duty truck on the road - A firmer grip on fleet management
    Jan 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Keep your heavy-duty truck on the road - A firmer…

    Maintenance is easy to overlook in the day-to-day operation of a company fleet. It's common to neglect oil and battery changes, brake system maintenance and a whole host of other checks. To ensure maximum vehicle reliability, longevity, and… more...
    Editor 275
  • Avis announces new branch in Empangeni Kwa-Zulu Natal
    Jan 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Avis announces new branch in Empangeni Kwa-Zulu…

    Avis Rent a Car and Avis Van Rental is excited to announce the opening of a new branch in Empangeni, Kwa-Zulu Natal, spreading its reach to its consumers in the area. Empangeni is only 15 kilometres away from major harbour town of Richards Bay and… more...
    Editor 332
  • Everything at a Glance – Anytime, Anywhere: Continental Develops Next-Generation Environment Model
    Jan 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Everything at a Glance – Anytime, Anywhere:…

    The environment model is a core component of automated driving. The High Resolution 3D Flash LIDAR surrounding sensor enables real-time 3D machine vision without mechanically moving components. Central control unit: Assisted & Automated Driving… more...
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  • Barloworld Equipment unveils robot that gives bulldozers new lease on life
    Jan 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Barloworld Equipment unveils robot that gives…

    Johannesburg, January 2017 - Barloworld Equipment Southern Africa has unveiled a state-of-the-art robotic system that has modernised the way the refurbishment of track shoes for Caterpillar bulldozers is done. The robot has effectively replaced the… more...
    Editor 570
  • Fire It Up’s peace of mind real value #INTEGRITYPACK offer to motorcyclists
    Jan 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Fire It Up’s peace of mind real value…

    FIRE IT UP have extended their offer in their new #INTEGRITYPACK by offering buyers the first and most unique ‘Confidence Inspiring Proposal’ in the industry. “To add to our #INTEGRITYPACK and to show our true integrity and to offer customers… more...
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  • Updates from Space: Continental and Inmarsat Cooperate for Holistic Vehicle Connectivity
    Jan 04, 2017 Events

    Updates from Space: Continental and Inmarsat…

    Consumer Electronics Show 2017 Continental expands product and service portfolio to offer over-the-air updates for multiple electronic control units in the vehicle Inmarsat’s global communication network connects vehicles everywhere combining highly… more...
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  • CILTSA to Host Africa Forum 2017
    Dec 22, 2016 Events

    CILTSA to Host Africa Forum 2017

    The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport: South Africa (CILTSA) is proud to announce it has won the bid to host the CILT Africa Forum 2017, which takes place at Montecasino, Fourways, Johannesburg from 28 to 31 March 2017. 250 high-level… more...
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  • ASPA & MFI Announce 1st International Authentication Conference in India
    Dec 22, 2016 Events

    ASPA & MFI Announce 1st International…

    Conference to focus on Authentication solutions and case studies with special focus on Auto and Pharma industries Discussion on how existing regulations need to be more stringent to eliminate spurious products/documents etc. Authentication Solution… more...
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  • TRANSPORT INDUSTRY UPDATE - 100km/h max speed limit for medium trucks
    Dec 22, 2016 Press Releases

    TRANSPORT INDUSTRY UPDATE - 100km/h max speed…

    The Department of Transport published the 24th amendment to the National Road Traffic Regulations in Gazette No. 40420 of 11 November 2016, which limits trucks with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) of more than 3 500kg and up to 9 000kg GVM to a maximum… more...
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  • BYD wins first Italian public tender for pure electric buses
    Dec 22, 2016 Press Releases

    BYD wins first Italian public tender for pure…

    TURIN – In Italy there will soon be 19 BYD ebuses delivering zero emission transport on city streets. BYD has won the country’s first big tender for 12 metre pure electric buses which was awarded on 23 September. The contract won by BYD has a total… more...
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  • Continental Introduces Biometrics to Vehicles
    Dec 22, 2016 Events

    Continental Introduces Biometrics to Vehicles

    Consumer Electronics Show 2017 Innovative access system with biometric elements Fingerprint authentication increases level of security Face recognition provides authentic personalization options Las Vegas, Nevada / Regensburg, Germany, December… more...
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  • EMO Hannover 2017 heading for a record
    Dec 22, 2016 Events

    EMO Hannover 2017 heading for a record

    World’s premier trade fair reports substantial increases as registration deadline approaches Frankfurt am Main, December 2016. – Just under a year before the fair begins, the figures for official registration at the EMO Hannover 2017 are looking… more...
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  • CAPAS continues its journey in the automotive market of Southwest China
    Dec 22, 2016 Events

    CAPAS continues its journey in the automotive…

    The fourth edition introduces six brand new specialised zones The fourth edition of the Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS) is scheduled to take place from 25 – 27 May 2017 at the Chengdu Century… more...
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  • CES 2017: Continental Showcases the Building Blocks for Future Digital Mobility
    Dec 22, 2016 Events

    CES 2017: Continental Showcases the Building…

    Consumer Electronics Show 2017 In-vehicle biometrics enhances security and offers real personalization Flexible entertainment: cloud solution for the head unit Dynamic eHorizon for riders: making motorcycling safer Even smarter: new “Intelligent… more...
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  • Tech Trends – what to expect in 2017
    Dec 22, 2016 Press Releases

    Tech Trends – what to expect in 2017

    Focus turns to digital transformation This has been a year where companies have started repositioning themselves to take advantage of the evolution towards digital. With the likes of Big Data, cloud computing, and virtualisation becoming familiar… more...
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  • Leading South African brands take to the roads against distracted driving
    Dec 22, 2016 Press Releases

    Leading South African brands take to the roads…

    Road users encouraged to take a pledge to road safety In a move to boost road safety awareness ahead of the festive season, industry partners - Unitrans, MiX Telematics, Scania, GRW, Van Wettens and DriveRisk - today announced the Road Safety Angel… more...
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  • SAPICS 2017 - A look ahead
    Dec 22, 2016 Events

    SAPICS 2017 - A look ahead

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  • from left to right - Shaun Barker – Operations Director, Alvin Pillay – National SHERQ Manager
    Dec 13, 2016 Press Releases

    Freightmax is honoured with prestigious chemical…

    Imperial Logistics group company Freightmax has been awarded the Responsible Care® Haulier Award by the Chemical and Allied Industries Association (CAIA). This prestigious annual award recognises companies in the South African chemical industry for… more...
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  • FAW marks a memorable 2016
    Dec 09, 2016 Press Releases

    FAW marks a memorable 2016

    FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd. has enjoyed a particularly memorable year, racking up unmatched milestones amongst FAW manufacturing plants outside of the headquartered plants in China. Besides the fact that FAW SA started modestly over 20… more...
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  • Hino aims to continue reliability record in its 26th Dakar rally
    Dec 09, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino aims to continue reliability record in its…

    Hino Motors Limited, Japan’s leading truck manufacturer, will enter its customary two trucks in the 2017 Dakar Rally in South America as it aims to extend its record to 26 consecutive finishes in this gruelling two-week event. Hino will also be out… more...
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  • Local UD Fleet Driver Named Most Skillful AT FINALS in Japan
    Dec 09, 2016 Press Releases

    Local UD Fleet Driver Named Most Skillful AT…

    UD fleet driver, Alfred Ngilo from Clover in KwaZulu-Natal, was named the Best Skilled Driver at the UD Extra Mile Challenge driver competition, which was held at the UD Experience Centre in Ageo, Japan. Although Ngilo didn’t win the overall title,… more...
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  • D-Day for governers
    Dec 05, 2016 Press Releases

    D-Day for governers

    Wide-ranging amendments to the road traffic legislation mean that numerous public transport and goods vehicles, first registered after today (1 December 2016), will require speed governers. The Automobile Association (AA) said that today (1 December… more...
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  • NACV - North American Commercial Vehicle Show, September 25 - 28, 2017
    Dec 05, 2016 Events

    NACV - North American Commercial Vehicle Show,…

    North American Commercial Vehicle Show 2017 Confirms Schedule; Enjoys Strong Commitment From The Industry’s Top Manufacturers and Suppliers: Trade Show Dates Adjusted: Monday, September 25th By Invitation Only Show Floor Open To All Attendees… more...
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  • Imperial’s innovative pharmaceutical warehouse cooling solution to benefit patients in Malawi and around Africa
    Dec 05, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial’s innovative pharmaceutical warehouse…

    When Imperial Health Sciences was tasked with the establishment of a pharmaceutical compliant warehouse in Malawi, it faced the challenge of delivering a pharmaceutical regulatory compliant, temperature controlled storage facility that would not… more...
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  • Hino consolidates its position with entrepreneurs
    Dec 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino consolidates its position with entrepreneurs

    Entrepreneurs are regarded as important cogs in the business chain, particularly in emerging economies. These entrepreneurs emerge sometimes during difficult economic times, come up with good ideas and make them happen. Ideas are generally a small… more...
    Editor 312
  • Gamkaskloof secrets expolred with an Avis vehicle
    Nov 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Gamkaskloof secrets explored with an Avis vehicle

    The exploration of the World Heritage site, commonly known as “Die Hel”, Gamkaskloof reveals a hidden valley, tucked away deep in the Swartberg Nature reserve. A secluded paradise that requires investigation by all as part of South Africa’s Best… more...
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  • Eqstra offers safety tips for drivers throughout the festive season
    Nov 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Eqstra offers safety tips for drivers throughout…

    With more than 10 000 deaths annually on our roads, and with the festive season rush and wet weather now upon us, it is time to be extra vigilant on the roads. Eqstra Fleet Management and Logistics, one of the largest fleet management companies in… more...
    Editor 283
  • Tata’s workhorse bakkie gets more refined
    Nov 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Tata’s workhorse bakkie gets more refined

    Tata’s 207DI EX2, single cab workhorse one-ton bakkie has been refined with several visual and practical improvements. Good news is that it still retains its renounced load-capable dropside loadbox which has a flat floor. The exterior has been… more...
    Editor 305
  • Volvo Trucks spectacular upcoming Live Test
    Nov 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Trucks spectacular upcoming Live Test

    ‘The Flying Passenger’ is the world’s first stunt featuring a truck and a paraglider In Volvo Trucks’ new Live Test, a paraglider and a Volvo FH are about to go on a breath taking journey. The truck needs to keep the paraglider in the air whilst… more...
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  • Volvo Trucks opens new dealership in Alrode
    Nov 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Trucks opens new dealership in Alrode

    Volvo Trucks South Africa opened a new dedicated service and parts dealership in Alrode, Gauteng. This now brings the company’s number of dealers to twenty in South Africa, strengthening Volvo Trucks’ footprint in the country and bringing support… more...
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  • Serco Powers into the New Year with New Technology
    Nov 24, 2016 Press Releases

    Serco Powers into the New Year with New Technology

    Aided by innovations and a proven track record of reliable service, leading South African truck and trailer building company, Serco, has achieved year-on-year growth in tough trading conditions. This is according to Serco’s Managing Director, Mr… more...
    Editor 366
  • Alain Worp appointed as new MD of Hyundai Heavy Industries Europe
    Nov 24, 2016 Press Releases

    Alain Worp appointed as new MD of Hyundai Heavy…

    Hyundai Heavy Industries Europe announce the appointment of Alain Worp as Managing Director. Mr Worp has been working for Hyundai for 13-years and has held a number of positions within the sales department, which include, Director of Construction… more...
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  • Charleen Clarke wins Hino commercial vehicle journalist of the year award
    Nov 24, 2016 Press Releases

    Charleen Clarke wins Hino commercial vehicle…

    Charleen Clarke has been recognised as South Africa’s top commercial vehicle journalist in the recent SA Guild of Motoring Journalists’ Motoring Journalist of the Year awards. The award was made possible by Hino South Africa, which sponsors the… more...
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  • Marcotran Tests Prove Goodyear Best Tyre Choice
    Nov 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Marcotran Tests Prove Goodyear Best Tyre Choice

    Tests show FUELMAX and KMAX reduce Total Cost of Ownership November, 2016 - Spanish haulier Marcotran has proved the savings that Goodyear FUELMAX and KMAX truck tyres offer. Comparative tests run by the company show that on certain routes it can… more...
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  • Best local UD driver off to Japan to compete in global competition
    Nov 22, 2016 Events

    Best local UD driver off to Japan to compete in…

    After proving the most effective user of both time and diesel against 20 UD Quester drivers in South Africa, Alfred Ngilo, a driver for Clover in KwaZulu-Natal, will next represent his country in the second annual UD Extra Mile Challenge in Japan.… more...
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  • MAN Lion's Intercity is Russia's Intercity Bus of the Year
    Nov 22, 2016 Press Releases

    MAN Lion's Intercity is Russia's Intercity Bus of…

    MAN Truck & Bus wins in the 'Coach/Intercity Bus' category of the prestigious competition 'Best Commercial Vehicles of the Year in Russia'. The jury of the 'Best Commercial Vehicles of the Year in Russia' competition was full of praise for the… more...
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  • The hidden advantages of fleet outsourcing
    Nov 22, 2016 Press Releases

    The hidden advantages of fleet outsourcing

    Imagine a service or a solution that would assist any company with a fleet of vehicles to lower fleet costs, ensure predictable expenses and overall better fleet management. You would expect business owners who may not possess fleet management… more...
    Editor 314
  • An idea that saves lives
    Nov 22, 2016 Press Releases

    An idea that saves lives

    flexHVC - Flexible Humanitarian Vehicle Concept - is the brainchild of student Johannes Schmutzler, who came up with the idea as the subject of his graduation thesis. flexHVC is an all-terrain coach that can be used to transport sick or injured… more...
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  • MAN Truck & Bus supports IMAGinE research project on cooperative driving
    Nov 22, 2016 Press Releases

    MAN Truck & Bus supports IMAGinE research project…

    Intelligent integrated networking: the focus of the joint IMAGinE project (intelligent automation of manoeuvres- cooperative risk prevention in real-time) lies on increasing the safety of all road users. In future, vehicles communicating with each… more...
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  • British team Land Rover BAR victorious in the America’s Cup world series
    Nov 22, 2016 Events

    British team Land Rover BAR victorious in the…

    Land Rover BAR take double victory in Fukuoka and the overall Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series The British team have 2-point advantage over rivals going into America’s Cup Qualifiers in Bermuda 2017 Land Rover BAR team aims to bring home the… more...
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  • New Rigid Dump Truck Tyres from Goodyear
    Nov 21, 2016 Press Releases

    New Rigid Dump Truck Tyres from Goodyear

    Goodyear RM-4B+ range introduced for severe operating conditions November, 2016 - Goodyear is introducing the RM-4B+ Off The Road (OTR) tyre range for rigid dump trucks in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. After successful… more...
    Editor 299
  • Peak Instore Brand Ambassador engages with Imperial Logistics employee
    Nov 17, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial engages 1 million shoppers on Rhodes…

    An exceptional 5.3% return on investment and the conversion of some 350 000 shoppers to its brands are some of the benefits that leading South African food producer Rhodes Food Group (RFG) has reaped since partnering with Peak Instore. The brand… more...
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  • Transnet and GE Transportation working together to digitize Africa’s supply chain
    Nov 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Transnet and GE Transportation working together…

    CHICAGO – (NYSE:GE) – South Africa’s state-owned freight and logistics giant Transnet has partnered with global digital industrial leader, GE Transportation to create a digital solution that will seamlessly connect shippers and transport operators,… more...
    Editor 380
  • Loubser Bulk Services saves significantly on fuel in first month of using Ctrack Fleet Monitoring Services
    Nov 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Loubser Bulk Services saves significantly on fuel…

    Savings of 4% over fleet of 108 vehicles solely through monitoring vehicle speed Loubser Bulk Services, a leading bulk freight transporter in the SADC area, today announced they have experienced a 4% saving on fuel costs within the first month of… more...
    Editor 374
  • Waste tyres a source of income for this Polokwane man
    Nov 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Waste tyres a source of income for this Polokwane…

    Oscar Phasha is currently a REDISA waste tyre depot manager in Polokwane who is ensuring that waste tyres in Limpopo are diverted from landfills and turned into new commodities. Entrepreneurship is a possible solution to rectifying the unemployment… more...
    Editor 301
  • UD trucks looking to grow market share in Southern and Eastern Africa
    Nov 15, 2016 Press Releases

    UD trucks looking to grow market share in…

    UD Trucks has announced that it is focussed on expanding and growing its business within Southern and Eastern Africa. “We have great expectations for the future of the brand within the region and are confident that we will continue to be successful… more...
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  • left to right: Grant Fraser, Product and Marking Director of Matrix - a brand of MiX Telematics; Ben Botha, Matrix Golden Ticket winner; Monique Very, finalist; Moaaz Areff, finalist; Greg Fredericks, CEO of the Gauteng Cricket Board.
    Nov 11, 2016 Events

    Matrix hands over their Golden Ticket cricket…

    Matrix, a brand of MiX Telematics, hands over the Matrix Golden Ticket to the lucky winner, Ben Botha of Pretoria East, and his 5 friends for the upcoming double-header provincial cricket matches, set to take place at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium… more...
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  • Club 100 receives safety vehicle from manufacturer who’s in it for the long run
    Nov 11, 2016 Press Releases

    Club 100 receives safety vehicle from…

    Isuzu Trucks has embarked on yet another exciting sport partnership in South Africa’s endurance arena. Sporting society Club 100, which has branches in Johannesburg, Plettenburg Bay, Cape Town and Witbank, have received an Isuzu vehicle for safety,… more...
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  • Big recognition for small business at the 2016 South African Small Business Awards
    Nov 11, 2016 Press Releases

    Big recognition for small business at the 2016…

    The accomplishments of the small business community in South Africa was in the spotlight as winners of the 2016 South African Small Business Awards were announced on 10 November at Montecasino in Fourways, Johannesburg. In its eighth year, the South… more...
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  • Mike prepares for the longest leg of his Pole2Pole expedition: The crossing of Antarctica
    Nov 08, 2016 Press Releases

    Mike prepares for the longest leg of his…

    November 7th, Cape Town, South Africa - In a week's time, Mike Horn will be setting sail to start the longest leg of his Pole2Pole expedition yet, the crossing of the Antarctica continent. By ski and with the help of a kite weather permitting, Mike… more...
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  • Waste tyres: from landfills to a commodity
    Nov 08, 2016 Press Releases

    Waste tyres: from landfills to a commodity

    Mbheki Mjikayo is a REDISA Depot Manager in Ferrobank, ensuring that waste tyres in Mpumalanga are diverted from landfills and turned into new commodities. As depot manager, Mbheki is responsible for the safety of everyone on the premises by making… more...
    Editor 285
  • State and local government officials join Continental leaders in Clinton, Mississippi for a groundbreaking ceremony for the company’s new truck tire plant. Pictured from left to right: Representative Deborah Dixon, Speaker Philip Gunn, Lt. Governor Tate Reeves, Continental Executive Board Member Nikolai Setzer, Governor Phil Bryant, Congressman Bennie Thompson, President Hinds County Board Darrel McQuirter, Executive Director, MDA Glenn McCullough, Jr. and Continental Executive Vice President Paul Williams.
    Nov 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Continental Celebrates Groundbreaking for…

    Start of production of truck and bus tires for North America by the end of 2019 Commitment for long term investment totaling approximately $1.4 billion and providing 2,500 jobs Project is part of the growth strategy of leading technology company… more...
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  • Adventurer and his wife Vasti take on the race they have grown to love
    Nov 04, 2016 Events

    Riaan Manser back on the Absa Cape Epic starting…

    Riaan Manser is about as adventurous as you get: his bearded features first became familiar to South Africans as they watched from afar while he rode a bicycle around Africa and then circumnavigated Madagascar by kayak. Then it was off to Iceland… more...
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  • Land Rover driving Ben Ainslie’s race to win America’s Cup
    Nov 04, 2016 Events

    Land Rover driving Ben Ainslie’s race to win…

    Land Rover engineers find new aerodynamics solutions as they work with the team to make Sir Ben Ainslie’s catamaran the fastest boat in the America’s Cup Engineers’ pioneering work creates software that has the potential to unlock crucial extra… more...
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  • South Africa leads in keeping its annual change in carbon intensity in line with Paris targets, but lags in terms of carbon intensity per GDP
    Nov 01, 2016 Press Releases

    South Africa leads in keeping its annual change…

    South Africa’s national change in carbon intensity for 2014-2015 was -4.5%, which met the Paris target for annual change in carbon intensity 2015-2030. However, carbon intensity per GDP (tCO2 / $m) 2015 was the worst performance of those countries… more...
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  • Opinion Piece: Help curb goods-in-transit heists through live proactive mobile monitoring
    Nov 01, 2016 Press Releases

    Opinion Piece: Help curb goods-in-transit heists…

    Logistics companies, with their bulk access to high value consumer goods, are very profitable targets for crime syndicates. They have a massive responsibility to secure their customers cargo both in transit and within storage facilities. Due to… more...
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  • UD Trucks Marks Importance of Transport in Africa’s Developing Economy
    Nov 01, 2016 Press Releases

    UD Trucks Marks Importance of Transport in…

    In recognition of national Transport Month in South Africa this past October, UD Trucks remains committed to providing the best possible transport solutions for local businesses. “Trucking forms an integral part of the African economy and the… more...
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  • One of the RIV firefighting units delivered to Sekhukhune Municipality by Amasondo Fleet Services
    Oct 31, 2016 Press Releases

    Amasondo delivers 12 fire fighting units to…

    Amasondo Fleet Services, a division of Eqstra Fleet Management and Logistics, has delivered four (4) rapid intervention vehicles (RIV’s) and eight (8) Skid vehicles to the Sekhukhune District Municipality to enhance the Municipality’s fire-fighting… more...
    Editor 329
  • The future of integrated and connected road-based transport beyond 2030
    Oct 31, 2016 Press Releases

    The future of integrated and connected road-based…

    Transportation remains one of the most important sectors for its potential influence on most other industries and growth in the economy. As much of South Africa’s transportation is still road-based, the country needs to ready itself to take… more...
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  • FIRST CUT: Adding value, cutting costs: Qinisa Steel Solutions makes a quantum leap with the latest in fibre tube laser cutting technology.
    Oct 31, 2016 Press Releases

    FIRST CUT: Adding value, cutting costs: Qinisa…

    In 2013, it became apparent that there was a need for a steel company which would be able to add value to project steel, in the interval between sourcing raw steel from the mills, and delivery of the ready-to-assemble product to the customer. This… more...
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  • Barloworld Equipment to the rescue in challenging airport operation
    Oct 31, 2016 Press Releases

    Barloworld Equipment to the rescue in challenging…

    It was a day of high challenge for Barloworld Equipment’s technical team on Thursday October 21, 2016, when Barloworld Equipment was tasked with moving two disused 150-ton Boeing 747-300 aircraft from open veld to the tar apron at OR Tambo… more...
    Editor 461
  • Constructive dialogue is crucial to ensure efficiency within SA transport sector
    Oct 31, 2016 Press Releases

    Constructive dialogue is crucial to ensure…

    South Africa needs a ‘Transport Codesa’ to open up constructive dialogue and thereby enable the most efficient operational combination of the country’s road and rail systems. Current investments in both road and rail will strongly influence the… more...
    Editor 373
  • Cameroon Taxi Industry Selects Ctrack Fleet Management Solutions to Improve Driver and Passenger Safety
    Oct 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Cameroon Taxi Industry Selects Ctrack Fleet…

    National Taxi Union to install over 100,000 taxis with Ctrack SaaS Solutions Vehicle tracking and fleet management company Ctrack, a subsidiary of Novatel Wireless (Nasdaq:MIFI) today announced it has signed a partnership with the Cameroon National… more...
    Editor 329
  • Elquip Solutions' long-term relationship with IMET brings the very latest cutting-edge sawing solutions to South African industry
    Oct 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Elquip Solutions' long-term relationship with…

    In the world of fabrication or manufacturing, one of the first steps invariably involves cutting components from raw material. The faster, more efficiently and cost-effectively this can be done, the greater return-on-investment the product… more...
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  • Celebrating SA ‘s top truck drivers
    Oct 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Celebrating SA ‘s top truck drivers

    On 17 November this year, the winner of Regent’s Highway Heroes Award will take home R75 000 in cash and prizes, while second and third placed drivers will receive prizes worth R40 000 and R20 000 respectively. Carte Blanche’s Derek Watts; DJ and… more...
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  • Service excellence realises steady growth in an up-and-down industry
    Oct 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Service excellence realises steady growth in an…

    Surviving for three decades in the boom-and-bust construction haulage industry is a proud achievement. Knowing that you've managed to do so by starting from scratch and steadily growing your fleet by one truck a year is especially satisfying. Kobus… more...
    Editor 341
  • Companies shifting more R&D spending away from physical products to software and services: 2016 Global Innovation 1000 Study
    Oct 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Companies shifting more R&D spending away from…

    Companies who allocated more of their R&D budgets to software offerings reported significantly faster revenue growth than others according to PwC’s Strategy& By 2020, companies will have shifted the majority of their R&D spending away from… more...
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  • Making waste management possible through transport and logistics networks
    Oct 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Making waste management possible through…

    Mementoes Trading from Witbank is one of REDISA’s 91 active transporters that are part of an established, and growing network currently servicing 1829 collection points nationally. With the collection and delivery made possible by transporters,… more...
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  • DHL Regional Conference highlights sector growth opportunities in Africa’s Life Sciences & Healthcare sector
    Oct 25, 2016 Press Releases

    DHL Regional Conference highlights sector growth…

    Over 125 healthcare professionals and logistics experts came together last week to discuss ‘Delivering Healthcare to Africa’ at DHL’s 6th annual Regional Life Sciences & Healthcare conference in Pretoria, South Africa ‘Delivering Healthcare to… more...
    Editor 319
  • IMPERIAL Road Safety and the Department of Basic Education Celebrate Key Educational Milestone
    Oct 24, 2016 Press Releases

    IMPERIAL Road Safety and the Department of Basic…

    1000 Schools & over 1 Million Learners Celebrated in Transport Month October 2016 - Imperial Road Safety, in partnership with the Department of Basic Education, today announced that its Safe Scholars Programme has reached its 1000th school and has… more...
    Editor 301
  • Driving safely with cyclists
    Oct 20, 2016 Press Releases

    Driving safely with cyclists

    As one of South Africa’s biggest cycle races draws near, many drivers may have noticed an increase in the number of cyclists on the roads. In South Africa, crashes involving cyclists is higher for various reasons. Irrespective of what these reasons… more...
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  • Proudly 100% South African owned manufacturer - World Power Products
    Oct 20, 2016 Press Releases

    Proudly 100% South African owned manufacturer -…

    World Power Products continues its proud 53 year heritage as a 100% South African owned manufacturer of industry leading high-precision, custom-designed sheet metal products as well as a wide range of in-house designed, standard off-the-shelf… more...
    Editor 341
  • Brake & Tyre Watch opens eyes about unroadworthy trucks
    Oct 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Brake & Tyre Watch opens eyes about unroadworthy…

    Hino South Africa, one of the country's leading truck manufacturers, recently sponsored the first joint Brake & Tyre Watch event to be attended by truck operators, Hino dealers and a large number of Hino SA staff. It certainly proved an eye-opener… more...
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  • FAW expands in the Western Cape, building on a strategy of getting closer to customers
    Oct 19, 2016 Press Releases

    FAW expands in the Western Cape, building on a…

    FAW Vehicle Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd South Africa have concluded a singularly interesting agreement with a reputable, customer-focused family business group, JEC Marketing cc, by establishing a sales point for their FAW range of trucks in Worcester… more...
    Editor 310
  • Two Bridgestone teams take solar challenge podium
    Oct 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Two Bridgestone teams take solar challenge podium

    Bridgestone's Ecopia with ologic tyres proved their worth in the Sasol Solar Challenge, with two of the Bridgestone-shod cars taking a podium place. The race, which ended in Cape Town on October 1, saw numerous teams take to the roads in various… more...
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  • Central Audio Management by Continental Gives Drivers an Audible Driving Experience
    Oct 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Central Audio Management by Continental Gives…

    Another step towards the holistic human-machine interface: software integrates and prioritizes all sound sources inside the vehicle Spatial audio output supports drivers and guides their attention to the right place in complex situations… more...
    Editor 282
  • DHL Express recognized as Top Employer in Africa for the third consecutive year
    Oct 17, 2016 Press Releases

    DHL Express recognized as Top Employer in Africa…

    The company was certified as a Top Employer in twelve markets, including Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda DHL Express (www.DPDHL.com), the world’s leading… more...
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  • Avis official vehicle sponsor for 2016 Tsogo Sun Amashova Race
    Oct 14, 2016 Press Releases

    Avis official vehicle sponsor for 2016 Tsogo Sun…

    Avis Rent a Car and Avis Van Rental is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 2016 Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic for the second consecutive year. “At Avis people are more important than cars; we would like to see our customers fulfill their… more...
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  • Hino partners with Agribonus reward programme
    Oct 14, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino partners with Agribonus reward programme

    Hino South Africa has become the first truck brand to become a partner in the AgriBonus Rewards Programme, which is designed to benefit local customers. Members of AgriBonus earn points through purchases from a variety of service providers, who are… more...
    Editor 328
  • Promising Chinese market attracted Japanese companies to expand their manufacturing capacity
    Oct 14, 2016 Events

    Promising Chinese market attracted Japanese…

    Prestigious Japanese companies have confirmed their attendance at Automechanika Shanghai 2016 Automechanika Shanghai 2016 is expected to continue its success and hit another milestone due to the Chinese market’s continued growth. Many overseas… more...
    Editor 1913
  • Lubrication solution for China Star bullet-train project
    Oct 14, 2016 Press Releases

    Lubrication solution for China Star bullet-train…

    A lubrication solution from Royal Purple, distributed exclusively in South Africa by wear-control specialist Filter Focus, has been specified for the flagship China Star bullet train project. The China Star project, which aims to develop China’s own… more...
    Editor 317
  • City of Joburg’s VayaMoja app ready to roll out second phase to enhance reliability and usability of public bus services
    Oct 14, 2016 Press Releases

    City of Joburg’s VayaMoja app ready to roll out…

    Developed as part of the City of Johannesburg’s move toward a public transport system that is seamless and integrated, the first phase of the VayaMoja mobile app was released in July 2016 and the launch of its second phase is imminent. This is the… more...
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  • Your Invitation to The Best of Beer Site Visit
    Oct 12, 2016 Events

    Your Invitation to The Best of Beer Site Visit

    The Best of Beer with SA Breweries Site Visit Professional Development Event The SAB Rosslyn Brewery is amongst the biggest in Africa capable of producing more than 7500000hl of beer per year. The plant has 2 Brewhouse’s, cellars containing… more...
    Editor 1889
  • Are economic hard times driving fleets towards leasing?
    Oct 12, 2016 Press Releases

    Are economic hard times driving fleets towards…

    Amid consistently gloomy new-vehicle sales figures for 2016, a small yet startling statistic seems to be bucking the trend. Over the first six months of the year, Standard Bank Fleet Management has recorded a 5% increase in new customers who prefer… more...
    Editor 334
  • One of FAW’s heavies bucks the trend
    Oct 11, 2016 Press Releases

    One of FAW’s heavies bucks the trend

    NAAMSA’s corresponding month comparisons (September 2015 / September 2016) figures reinforced the vehicle industry’s continued contraction over the last months, including a slight drop in export sales. Despite the tough sales environment NAAMSA… more...
    Editor 284
  • The Unimog is turning 70: first test drive with the Unimog prototype on 9 October 1946
    Oct 07, 2016 Press Releases

    The Unimog is turning 70: first test drive with…

    Daimler engineer Albert Friedrich had been working since October 1944 to develop an agricultural motor vehicle which was to open up entirely new perspectives Friedrich's ideas were used 70 years ago by head designer Heinrich Rößler to create a… more...
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  • Customer Service Week highlights the Importance of Customer Service for African businesses
    Oct 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Customer Service Week highlights the Importance…

    Forrester has found that 39% of customers tell their friends and families about bad customer experience CAPE TOWN, South Africa, October, 2016. A recent survey by research and analysis information technology company, Forrester has found that 39% of… more...
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  • CeMAT strengthens position as Asia’s leading intralogistics show
    Oct 07, 2016 Events

    CeMAT strengthens position as Asia’s leading…

    China’s intralogistics exports on the rise Shanghai/Hannover. CeMAT ASIA gets underway on 1 November at Shanghai’s SNIEC exhibition center. With 480 confirmed exhibitors and a total display area of around 50,000 square meters (over 538,000 sq.ft.),… more...
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  • AIR CARGO AFRICA 2017 aims at ‘building tomorrow’s market today’
    Oct 07, 2016 Events

    AIR CARGO AFRICA 2017 aims at ‘building…

    JOHANNESBURG – October 06, 2016 – AIR CARGO AFRICA 2017, the fourth edition of the biennial air cargo industry conference and exhibition, themed around ‘Airfreight in Africa - Building tomorrow’s market today’ is set to focus strongly on shippers… more...
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  • Jody Naidoo, Car Rental Fleet Executive from Tempest Car Hire (left) and Kyri Michael, CEO of Accordian Investments (right).
    Oct 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Tempest orders a number of Tata Bolts for…

    Tempest Car Hire, a company in the Imperial Group, has ordered a number of Tata Bolt 1.2 Turbo hatchbacks as the Category A car in its national rental fleet. The Bolt will be offered at a competitive rate of as little as R157 per day* which includes… more...
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  • Nicolette Lambrechts
    Oct 05, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Canada appoints Nicolette…

    Exciting career opportunity for Lambrechts who has led Mercedes-Benz Vans South Africa to new heights in the past two years Business as usual with dedicated Vans team in place until successor is announced PRETORIA - Mercedes-Benz South Africa… more...
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  • Drones in the Warehouse: Breakfast presentation by DroneScan
    Oct 05, 2016 Events

    Drones in the Warehouse: Breakfast presentation…

    How can drones help you in the warehouse? SAPICS would like to invite you to breakfast presentation by DroneScan to understand how drones can assist in the warehouse saving you time and money. The DroneScan system uses drones to perform barcode and… more...
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  • FAW plant produces 2 000th local truck in just two years
    Oct 05, 2016 Press Releases

    FAW plant produces 2 000th local truck in just…

    It was a proud day last month when FAW Vehicle Manufacturers South Africa (Pty) Ltd produced their 2 000th locally built truck at the Coega plant. Employees and plant management gathered to celebrate the occasion, with high praise and gratitude… more...
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  • Pay attention to your tyres this Transport Month
    Oct 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Pay attention to your tyres this Transport Month

    As we celebrate Transport Month in October 2016, it’s a good reminder to keep safety as a top priority while on the roads. Around the globe governments are enforcing stricter regulations on safe driving and vehicle protection. To meet these… more...
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  • Dutch team Nuon won the Challenger class
    Oct 03, 2016 Events

    Solar cars cross the finish line as records…

    The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town was the scene of celebration today as 11 teams from all over the world crossed the finish line after successfully driving just over 27,000 kilometres collectively on public roads on solar power alone. Dutch team Nuon… more...
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  • Four teams close to breaking 4,630 km record as solar-powered cars enter Western Cape
    Sep 30, 2016 Events

    Four teams close to breaking 4,630 km record as…

    Teams from South Africa, The Netherlands, Japan and Hungary are within 800 kilometres of breaking the record for the longest distance covered in a solar car. Top teams are averaging around 550 kilometres per day, putting the record well within their… more...
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  • Bonavetura Hinda, Commercial Counsellor and Head of Commercial Office at the High Commission for the Republic of Namibia in South Africa.
    Sep 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Strong trade relations with Namibia present…

    Namibian President Dr. Hage G Geingob, accompanied by Ministers and senior government officials, will travel to South Africa next month for bi-lateral talks. The dignitaries will attend the Bi-National Commission Meeting (BNC) between Namibia and… more...
    Editor 459
  • Complex Marketplace Demanding ‘Smart Strategy’
    Sep 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Complex Marketplace Demanding ‘Smart Strategy’

    Barloworld Logistics unveils supplychainforesight 2016; highlights the shift towards a solutions-based approach. In today’s business environment, one of the major obstacles to long-term success is the belief that a business can generalise – and be all… more...
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  • Women in Logistics: Harnessing the Opportunity to Drive Sustainable Growth
    Sep 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Women in Logistics: Harnessing the Opportunity to…

    by Shirley Duma, Director: Human Resources, Barloworld Logistics In recent years, several major studies have demonstrated that having more female leaders, board members, managers and supervisors leads to better business outcomes including higher… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz Vito receives German Commercial Vehicle Prize 2016 at the IAA
    Sep 29, 2016 Events

    Mercedes-Benz Vito receives German Commercial…

    Award presented by the publishing house Holzmann Medien at the IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hanover The Mercedes-Benz Vito impressed the judges especially with its driving dynamics and economy HANOVER - The Mercedes-Benz Vito received the German… more...
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  •  Solar car competition still too close to call at Port Elizabeth halfway mark
    Sep 29, 2016 Events

    Solar car competition still too close to call at…

    All eleven of the remaining Sasol Solar Challenge teams made it safely to Port Elizabeth Kings Beach yesterday despite strong winds that peaked at 50 kilometres per hour, measured by Dutch team Nuon’s mobile weather station. Despite the Challenge… more...
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  • Diesel genset technology supports clean-power development in Africa
    Sep 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Diesel genset technology supports clean-power…

    Research studies have shown that industrial activity is directly related to the demand for electric motors and back-up power through diesel generators for operational support. The most prevalent end-use applications for generators include:… more...
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  • South African team misses out on third place due to penalty on day four of Sasol Solar Challenge
    Sep 28, 2016 Events

    South African team misses out on third place due…

    The fourth day of the Sasol Solar Challenge saw the eleven teams competing in this gruelling endurance event cross the border from the Free State into the Eastern Cape. Strong winds throughout the day and a particularly challenging hill meant teams… more...
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  • Digital transformation: threat or opportunity?
    Sep 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Digital transformation: threat or opportunity?

    By Mpumi Nhlapo, Head of Solutions and Demand Delivery at T-Systems South Africa The accelerating pace of digital transformation is forcing us to question who we are and what we do – as individuals, as companies, and as a country. This revolutionary… more...
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  • Local SA team makes a comeback on day three of Sasol Solar Challenge
    Sep 27, 2016 Events

    Local SA team makes a comeback on day three of…

    As the 2016 Sasol Solar Challenge teams headed through the Free State on the third day of the eight-day event, the weather became a serious obstacle for the first time yesterday. Strong cross-winds and a burst of rain near Gariep Dam forced teams to… more...
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  • Best-selling Mercedes-Benz Sprinter now offers even more payload
    Sep 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Best-selling Mercedes-Benz Sprinter now offers…

    Mercedes-Benz responding to increasing requirements in various sectors Payload for Sprinter rises to record level in its class Integrated Service Plan (ISP) sets the standard for hassle-free operation PRETORIA - Mercedes-Benz Vans is expanding the… more...
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  • Daimler Trucks at the IAA 2016: networked, efficient and safe
    Sep 26, 2016 Events

    Daimler Trucks at the IAA 2016: networked,…

    World premiere: the all-electric and networked Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck World premiere: the new all-electric Fuso eCanter HANNOVER - At this year's IAA International Commercial Vehicle Show, (22 to 29 September 2016) the focus is on the megatrends… more...
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  • Daimler Buses at the IAA 2016
    Sep 26, 2016 Events

    Daimler Buses at the IAA 2016

    The future of mobility, new drive systems, equipment and services Mercedes-Benz Future Bus: spectacular technology platform 20 km journey without steering, accelerating and without brake pedal HANNOVER - Even safer, more efficient and more… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz Vans at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016
    Sep 26, 2016 Events

    Mercedes-Benz Vans at the IAA Commercial Vehicles…

    One vision and three successful models with product and service innovations Van as an integrated concept in a completely digitally connected supply chain on the last mile of the delivery process Cloud-based control software meets optimum cargo… more...
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  •  Top teams neck and neck in Bloemfontein on second day of Sasol Solar Challenge
    Sep 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Top teams neck and neck in Bloemfontein on…

    In near-perfect weather, competitors in the 2016 Sasol Solar Challenge covered more than 680 kilometres today on roads between Kroonstad and Bloemfontein. “Today we saw for the first time how intensely competitive these teams really are. The top… more...
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  • South African and Dutch teams break records on first day of Sasol Solar Challenge
    Sep 26, 2016 Press Releases

    South African and Dutch teams break records on…

    The Sasol Solar Challenge held biennially in South Africa attracts some of the best solar teams in the world, including professional solar competitors. Today both local and international teams competing in the 2,000 kilometre challenge across the… more...
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  • Solar cars ready to hit the tar after gruelling scrutineering at Zwartkops
    Sep 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Solar cars ready to hit the tar after gruelling…

    After three gruelling days of scrutineering, the Sasol Solar Challenge teams are ready to cross the starting line tomorrow, (Saturday, 24 September 2016) ,in Pretoria. Over the last three days, 14 teams from all over the world have been undergoing… more...
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  • 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover – the world’s largest mobility trade show opens its doors
    Sep 23, 2016 Events

    66th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover – the…

    Wissmann: "New ideas are driving this industry." “We are living in times of huge change – and it is the companies that are shaping it – with more than 330 world premieres and over 100 European premieres at the IAA Commercial Vehicles. New ideas are… more...
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  • Drivers’ Fuel Challenge puts the world’s most efficient truck drivers to the test
    Sep 22, 2016 Events

    Drivers’ Fuel Challenge puts the world’s most…

    28 finalists from around the world recently competed for the title “World’s most fuel efficient driver” in Volvo Trucks Drivers’ Fuel Challenge 2016. This year saw South Africa’s very own Dharmendra Arejune participate against some of the best truck… more...
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  • Jasper Hafkamp
    Sep 22, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) welcomes new…

    Jasper Hafkamp, Managing Director: Trucks Netherlands, will take up the position from 1 December 2016 Kobus van Zyl joins the Juffali Group as General Manager for the commercial vehicle division Handover period to ensure smooth transition On 1… more...
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  • Continental Announces Commercial Tire Information and Management System “ContiConnect”
    Sep 22, 2016 Press Releases

    Continental Announces Commercial Tire Information…

    ContiConnect provides fleet managers with transparency on the tire performance in their entire fleet and helps initiate corrective actions if needed Overall driving costs are reduced by increasing the fleet’s mobility and efficiency through… more...
    Editor 359
  • The MAN CLA series currently covers tonnages from 15 to 37 tonnes gross vehicle weight
    Sep 21, 2016 Press Releases

    Ten years of MAN Truck & Bus in India

    Greater unit sales and increased market shares Contemporary MAN CLA in continuous further development Ten years ago, MAN Truck & Bus laid the foundations for modern, sustainable freight and passenger transport in India with the MAN CLA. The… more...
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  • What’s your car trying to tell you?
    Sep 21, 2016 Press Releases

    What’s your car trying to tell you?

    The advent of technology and smart cars has brought with it life changing innovation, and sometimes more questions than answers, as the world has stood by to witness first-hand the evolution of the humble motorcar. In London alone, there are… more...
    Editor 368
  • Waste is not a liability, but a future resource
    Sep 20, 2016 Press Releases

    Waste is not a liability, but a future resource

    Stacey Davidson, Director at REDISA (Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa) This week I will be part of a panel at the 2016 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York, debating the topic of ‘Turning Landfills into… more...
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  • MAN Awards Top Performers
    Sep 19, 2016 Press Releases

    MAN Awards Top Performers

    MAN Truck & Bus South Africa recently celebrated its 2016 Dealer of the Year (DOTY) Awards at a luncheon held at its new corporate headquarters in Modderfontein, Johannesburg. Despite tough trading conditions within the extra-heavy truck market last… more...
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  • First Cut – celebrating 60 years at the ‘cutting-edge’ of South African industry
    Sep 19, 2016 Press Releases

    First Cut – celebrating 60 years at the…

    From a cool-drink can to an oil tanker, before something is manufactured or fabricated, each component needs to be cut from raw material. However, the speed, accuracy, precision and reliability with which that cutting is done all has a profound… more...
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  • TrenStar was on hand to support the Gauteng BMW Car Club’s Centenary Celebrations and Bridgestone Track Day on August 20 held at the Red Star Raceway. A parade around the circuit saw 147 cars and 256 motorcycles taking part in the iconic event.
    Sep 19, 2016 Press Releases

    TrenStar congratulates the BMW Group on its…

    “Not only is BMW 100 years old, but it continues to set trends in production, technology and sustainability,” says TAP du Plessis, CEO of TrenStar South Africa. Since its humble beginnings in the middle of the First World War, the Bayerische Motoren… more...
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  • Matrix ‘joins the charge’ with sponsorship of the bizhub Highveld Lions for another season
    Sep 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Matrix ‘joins the charge’ with sponsorship of the…

    Today, Matrix, a brand of MiX Telematics - a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions – announced its sponsorship of the bizhub Highveld Lions. This marks the second consecutive year that Matrix is the associate… more...
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  • Farmers need to be strategic ahead of the new planting season
    Sep 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Farmers need to be strategic ahead of the new…

    Many farmers can ill afford to waste this year Economists and farmers alike are still waiting for the final crop delivery numbers which will show just how badly the worst drought in decades has affected the production of especially maize, during… more...
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  • Engen Refinery to undergo planned routine maintenance
    Sep 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Engen Refinery to undergo planned routine…

    Engen Refinery, South Africa’s second largest oil refinery, is set to undergo planned maintenance. Starting on 19 September 2016, this scheduled activity forms part of the refinery’s ongoing maintenance programme and will run for 21 days. Jehan… more...
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  • Rough and tough operation, FAW tippers are up to the task
    Sep 13, 2016 Press Releases

    Rough and tough operation, FAW tippers are up to…

    Dust, dirt, loose sand and corrugated roads are ‘all in a day’s work’ for the fleet of FAW 28.280FD 6X4 tippers operating on the andalusite operation of Imerys Refractories (Pty) Ltd at the Rhino Mine site near Thabazimbi in Limpopo Province. Fleet… more...
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  • Renault hands over the key to its 100 000th electric vehicle
    Sep 12, 2016 Press Releases

    Renault hands over the key to its 100 000th…

    Renault handed over the keys to its 100,000th electric car, a ZOE, in the Norwegian capital of Oslo on 9 September. The pioneer of the fully electric car, Renault is the European leader with 27% market share for electric private and utility… more...
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  •  BMW Group IT grows to 600 jobs for talented South Africans by 2017.
    Sep 12, 2016 Press Releases

    BMW Group IT grows to 600 jobs for talented…

    Information Technology unlocks the mobility of the future for BMW Group. More than 130 global projects by South African IT team adds to digitalisation goals. International project experience puts South African IT specialists at the top of their… more...
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  • Have a heart for South African truck drivers
    Sep 12, 2016 Press Releases

    Have a heart for South African truck drivers

    How many heavy-duty truck and bus drivers – Code C1 to Code EC – are there in South Africa? The latest stats, according to eNaTIS, indicate there are 4,9 million licensed heavy-duty drivers. The heavy-duty vehicle population is only 418 000 and… more...
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  • Motodrive range from BI offers competitive alternatives
    Sep 12, 2016 Press Releases

    Motodrive range from BI offers competitive…

    SMSR shaft-mount speed reducers, NMR worm gear units and TR in-line gear units are available from leading supplier Bearings International (BI) as part of its Motodrive brand. The Motodrive brand comprises economically-priced alternatives to… more...
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  • Shirley Duma
    Sep 07, 2016 Press Releases

    New Appointment - Shirley Duma appointed to…

    Shirley Duma joined Barloworld Logistics as Human Resources Executive in 2014. In July 2016 she was appointed to the Barloworld Logistics Africa Board. Shirley has 20 years of experience in the public, private and philanthropic sectors across… more...
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  • Industry snaps up unemployed engineers
    Sep 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Industry snaps up unemployed engineers

    Industry in the Eastern Cape is tapping in to a unique Jobs Fund programme that seeks to groom and then place onto the shopfloor 135 unemployed engineers over three years. At the launch of the programmes' 3rd phase, last week Friday (Sep 2) in Port… more...
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  • Avis has a classy new addition to its fleet!
    Sep 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Avis has a classy new addition to its fleet!

    Now Avis customers can rent the sleek and sporty, all new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupé and experience the best or nothing. Explore some of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe innovative features in virtual reality: https://goo.gl/RHq21m. The all new… more...
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  • Truck sales track lower sales predictions
    Sep 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Truck sales track lower sales predictions

    The South African commercial vehicle market is continuing to track various industry predictions with the forecasted decline in new truck sales continuing during August. This is according to the latest results released by the National Association of… more...
    Editor 393
  • Van rental made easy to suite your Budget
    Sep 05, 2016 Press Releases

    Van rental made easy to suit your Budget

    Van rental can be daunting taking into consideration the logistics behind the process, and this is not even touching the dent it may cause on the budget. But now with the launch of Budget Van Rental which is operated by Avis, renting a van is as… more...
    Editor 413
  • A new era in energy for Resolve
    Sep 02, 2016 Press Releases

    A new era in energy for Resolve

    In an effort to capitalise on the significant opportunities that exist in the fuel industry, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, Resolve (an Imperial Logistics Africa company) has partnered with SJS Energy to form a new business unit called Resolve… more...
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  • Untapped Intra-Regional Trade Opportunities Key to boosting African Economies
    Sep 01, 2016 Press Releases

    Untapped Intra-Regional Trade Opportunities Key…

    Despite an average annual growth in exports of 8.5% since 2010, trade between African regions remains low when compared to other parts of the world, according to The Africa Economic Outlook Report 2016 (1). Intra-regional trade accounted for 16% of… more...
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  • EnTF bringing high quality renewable training to a wider audience
    Sep 01, 2016 Press Releases

    EnTF bringing high quality renewable training to…

    The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and IT and the Energy Training Foundation (EnTF) have been in partnership just over 2 years now, bringing the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)… more...
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  • FAW Harrismith dealer ‘bats a century’
    Aug 31, 2016 Press Releases

    FAW Harrismith dealer ‘bats a century’

    Literally ‘hitting it out of the park’, one of FAW’s acclaimed dealers scored a century when he delivered his team’s 100th FAW truck sold - a first among FAW’s Southern African representatives to sell this many units through a single FAW franchised… more...
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  • Alfred Ngilo, a driver from Clover in KwaZulu-Natal, walked away with top honours
    Aug 30, 2016 Press Releases

    Top UD fleet driver off to Japan

    UD Trucks Southern Africa announced the brand’s top fleet driver at its annual Extra Mile Challenge driver competition. Alfred Ngilo, a driver from Clover in KwaZulu-Natal, walked away with top honours, outperforming 20 other participants to be… more...
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  • 3M and SANTACO join forces to curb road accidents and ensure safety
    Aug 29, 2016 Press Releases

    3M and SANTACO join forces to curb road accidents…

    The culmination of the 3M Taxi Safety Campaign in partnership with government and the South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO), couldn’t have been better one of the few female Taxi drivers in Johannesburg got hands on education as we close of… more...
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  • Marsh Africa celebrates the 60th anniversary of Women’s Month with a call to action to empower future leaders of industry
    Aug 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Marsh Africa celebrates the 60th anniversary of…

    Marsh Africa, the global leader in insurance broking and risk management, recently celebrated Women’s Month by hosting a luncheon for its female clients who serve in leadership positions. The luncheon was in recognition of the successes, struggles… more...
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  • Hino SA having a good year despite economic climate
    Aug 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino SA having a good year despite economic…

    “Hino South Africa is having a good year in terms of sales when one considers the tough the economic climate and highly competitive market,” said Vice President Ernie Trautmann, addressing the media recently. “Hino’s overall market share is… more...
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  • Saving money to grow your fleet
    Aug 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Saving money to grow your fleet

    Fleet managers are constantly under pressure to bring down costs, even as operations grow, so they don't need to be reminded of the importance of increasing efficiency in fleet operations. But because fleet efficiency is the product of countless… more...
    Editor 350
  • The Iron Knight and I-Shift Dual Clutch beat two world speed records
    Aug 26, 2016 Press Releases

    The Iron Knight and I-Shift Dual Clutch beat two…

    Volvo Trucks’ The Iron Knight is the world’s fastest truck – twice over. It has beaten the speed record in the standing-start 500- and 1000-metre categories. The record-breaker is custom-built in every respect apart from the engine and the… more...
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  •  Revisions being made to Hino 500-series truck range
    Aug 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Revisions being made to Hino 500-series truck…

    A number of running changes are taking place in the Hino 500-Series range between August and the end of the year. Two of the changes are regulatory and involve the fitment of a speed limiter and anti-skid brakes (ABS) while there are related product… more...
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  • BEUMER Group:
    Aug 25, 2016 Press Releases

    BEUMER Group: "We have to listen closely"

    By Dr. Andreas Echelmeyer, Director Conveying & Loading Systems, BEUMER Group Dr. Echelmeyer, you have been Director of Conveying & Loading Systems at BEUMER Group in Beckum for a few months now. What are your responsibilities and what would you… more...
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  • Goodyear Truck Tyres - The Fastest in the World
    Aug 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Goodyear Truck Tyres - The Fastest in the World

    Volvo Trucks' The Iron Knight breaks two world speed records on special Goodyear truck tyres Port Elizabeth, August 24th, 2016 - Volvo Trucks' 'The Iron Knight' has broken two world speed records for trucks on Goodyear tyres - making them the… more...
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  • Winning recipe: Hino fuel economy and top-class dealer service
    Aug 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Winning recipe: Hino fuel economy and top-class…

    The proven fuel economy of Hino trucks linked to top class after sales service is proving a winning recipe for Hino Midrand. "This combination enables us to not only retain existing customers, but also to gain new business," says Hennie de Villiers,… more...
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  • Avis scoops Sunday Times Top Brands Award
    Aug 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Avis scoops Sunday Times Top Brands Award

    Avis has for the 13th consecutive year been recognised for, winning the Business to Business award in the Car Hire Category at the 18th Sunday Times Top Brand Awards ceremony hosted on 23 August in Sandton. The Sunday Times annual Top Brand Awards… more...
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  • aBrMove, incorporated in our September 2016 magazine.
    Aug 25, 2016 Press Releases

    aBrMove, incorporated in our September 2016…

    American trucks have a long history in South Africa. In the post-World War II era, pickups, light, medium and heavy trucks from brands such as Chevrolet, GMC, Dodge, Ford, Studebaker and International abounded on our roads, while less familiar names… more...
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  • Chief business development and strategy officer Cobus Rossouw
    Aug 24, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial reports flat revenue, reaffirms…

    Imperial Logistics’ annual financial results reflect the mounting pressure on the industry and volatility in the African region, the supply chain and logistics leader has announced. Chief business development and strategy officer Cobus Rossouw… more...
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  • FUSO FJ 16-230 the truck of choice for medium to heavy applications in southern Africa
    Aug 24, 2016 Press Releases

    FUSO FJ 16-230 the truck of choice for medium to…

    Custom-made solutions for varying customers' requirements Testament of FUSO Trucks' continuous growth offensive in southern Africa FUSO Trucks, a division of Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa today launched its latest medium to heavy-duty… more...
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  • MANUFACTURING INDABA KZN highlights the province’s achievements and common goals between government and industry
    Aug 24, 2016 Events

    MANUFACTURING INDABA KZN highlights the…

    DURBAN – The Manufacturing Indaba Kwazulu- Natal was buzzing with delegates and manufacturers who came to the Durban ICC to attend the second annual manufacturing symposium and business showcase last week. The theme for the 2016 conference,… more...
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  • The
    Aug 24, 2016 Press Releases

    The "MEYLE Mechanics" on a road trip to the…

    Video on "MEYLE TV" allows a glimpse behind the scenes of the Truck-Grand-Prix staged at the legendary Nürburgring race track Interviews with the MEYLE-sponsored "tankpool24" team and its drivers André Kursim and Norbert Kiss Hamburg, 23 August… more...
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  • Engen rolls out affordable purified water on tap
    Aug 24, 2016 Press Releases

    Engen rolls out affordable purified water on tap

    After a successful pilot at four forecourts, Engen plans to rollout Pure Water On Tap nationally. Answering a call from customers for quality and affordable water, the Pure Water On Tap water bars, which are exclusive to Engen, enable customers to… more...
    Editor 343
  • The new generation Mahindra Scorpio S10 SUV
    Aug 22, 2016 Press Releases

    The new generation Mahindra Scorpio S10 SUV

    All-new look. All-new technology. Even better value. Brand new Scorpio S10 SUV features latest-generation technology Contemporary, aggressive styling ensures head-turning presence Muscular mHawk 2,2-litre turbodiesel engine, new five-speed gearbox… more...
    Editor 445
  • CILT Members: The Pathway to Your International Logistics and Transport Qualifications
    Aug 22, 2016 Events

    CILT Members: The Pathway to Your International…

    'We help you and your organisation gain the knowledge and insights you need in the modern world where logistics and transport skills matter' Why YOU should enrol: The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) offers internationally… more...
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  • 3M and SANTACO join forces to curb road accidents and ensure safety
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    3M and SANTACO join forces to curb road accidents…

    The Science company, 3M has partnered with government and the South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) have launched a Gauteng wide 3M Taxi Safety Campaign, which commenced at the Wanderers Taxi rank in Johannesburg Central on 17 August 2016.… more...
    Editor 439
  • Isuzu Truck South Africa empowers and opens doors for women in trucking industry
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Isuzu Truck South Africa empowers and opens doors…

    Removing the stereotypes of a male-dominated industry Johannesburg, August 2016 – The South African trucking industry has for some time been male-dominated, with little encouragement or opportunities given to women to infiltrate the tight… more...
    Editor 477
  • Kate Stubbs who has recently been promoted to Managing Executive Business Development & Marketing, Barloworld Logistics
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Senior Executive Committee appointment at…

    Kate Stubbs Current title: Managing Executive Business Development & Marketing, Barloworld Logistics With a degree in Business Management, Ms Stubbs joined Barloworld Logistics in 2002, prior to which she worked both locally and internationally. She… more...
    Editor 538
  • Jochen Müller to Head up Dachser Air & Sea Logistics
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Jochen Müller to Head up Dachser Air & Sea…

    Thomas Krüger appointed managing director of the EMEA business unit in Dachser Air & Sea Logistics Kempten, August 17, 2016. Experienced logistics manager Jochen Müller (52) will soon be joining the Dachser team. On January 1, 2018, he will take… more...
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  • Investments integral to effective safety custodianship
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Investments integral to effective safety…

    South Africa’s tyre manufacturing industry, which is spearheaded by local players; Bridgestone, Continental, Goodyear and Sumitomo continues to benefit from ample investment geared towards production processes, however, deeper conversations… more...
    Editor 537
  • The Financial Advantages of Fitting Your Fleet with Telematics
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    The Financial Advantages of Fitting Your Fleet…

    The world of trucking fleets is changing as transport owners turn to telematics to reduce costs in an industry where overheads are rising and profit margins are being squeezed. Telematics is the technology of sending, receiving and storing… more...
    Editor 407
  • Volvo Trucks’ custom-built The Iron Knight – sets out to break world speed records
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Trucks’ custom-built The Iron Knight – sets…

    The Iron Knight is the result of unique cooperation between technicians, engineers and designers at Volvo Trucks. With the exception of the engine and its series-built I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission, the truck is entirely custom-built. With 2400… more...
    Editor 459
  • Atlas Copco Compressor Technique’s GAR oil-injected air-cooled screw compressors specially designed and custom-built to meet dedicated railway applications
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    On track with a dependable air partner - Atlas…

    Atlas Copco Compressor Technique’s GAR 5-37 oil-injected, air-cooled, screw compressors are specially designed and custom-built to meet dedicated railway applications. With built-in features including proven reliability, compact dimensions as well… more...
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  • Many paths, one goal: The smart factory
    Aug 19, 2016 Events

    Many paths, one goal: The smart factory

    SICK at SPS IPC Drives 2016 Waldkirch, August 2016 – At SPS IPC Drives 2016, SICK will show customers and visitors alike the various options and paths they can take to achieve their goal – the smart factory. The sensor manufacturer’s wide range of… more...
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  • AECOM offers total lifecycle solutions for oil, gas and chemical sectors
    Aug 19, 2016 Press Releases

    AECOM offers total lifecycle solutions for oil,…

    Clients in the oil, gas and chemicals sectors are on the lookout for smarter, more efficient ways to produce, process and deliver products to market, as well as assistance with environmental and sustainability considerations. AECOM is able to offer… more...
    Editor 402
  • Global Regulatory Developments for Border Security under the Spotlight at SAAFF Congress
    Aug 16, 2016 Events

    Global Regulatory Developments for Border…

    Risk management has become an unfortunate necessity in global trade, with extraordinary measures required to address both rising crime and the threat of terrorism. Today, nations must embrace new technologies and regulations to secure their… more...
    Editor 658
  •  Incorrect calculations behind latest shuffle in Africa’s GDP ranking
    Aug 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Incorrect calculations behind latest shuffle in…

    The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) World Economic Outlook (WEO) released in April 2016 updated gross domestic product (GDP) estimates for more than 200 of the world’s economies. For Africa, the update reflected another shift in the leader board… more...
    Christie Viljoen, Senior economist at KPMG 349
  • Krister Sandvoss named new project director for CeMAT
    Aug 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Krister Sandvoss named new project director for…

    Hannover, Germany. On September 1st Krister Sandvoss (36) will take over management of the “CeMAT Worldwide” department. Along with the CeMAT exhibition in Hannover, his responsibilities include the foreign exhibitions of Deutsche Messe in the field… more...
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  • Auto gearbox further extends Mahindra XUV500 SUV's appeal
    Aug 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Auto gearbox further extends Mahindra XUV500…

    Advanced, efficient six-speed automatic now an option on XUV500 Combines convenient urban commuting with agile responses Optimised gear ratios focus on economy Johannesburg, South Africa. - The popular Mahindra XUV500 sports utility vehicle has been… more...
    Editor 655
  • Miracle  Man'  Grant  Lottering
    Aug 11, 2016 Press Releases

    962km of cycling, 19 410m of climbing and over…

    'Miracle Man' Grant Lottering does the impossible in the French Alps, completing the grueling solo, non-stop ride of 962km, including 19 410m of climbing, in 46 hours and 17 minutes! On 4 August 2016, Grant Lottering, South African survivor, speaker… more...
    Editor 419
  • Still so much more to do...
    Aug 10, 2016 Events

    Still so much more to do...

    Network, connect, learn and share with fellow supply chain professionals at our many events that we still have planned for the second half of 2016, including Conferences, Workshops, Professional Development Events, Site Visits and Partner Events. So… more...
    Editor 662
  • Battle on for new truck sales
    Aug 08, 2016 Press Releases

    Battle on for new truck sales

    The South African commercial vehicle market has recorded a 6.7% month-on-month decrease in sales in July. This brings the year’s new truck sales total to 15 327 units, which is 9.3% down when compared to the same period in 2015. This is according to… more...
    Editor 377
  • Nelson Mandela University presenting AEE REP qualification programme
    Aug 05, 2016 Press Releases

    Nelson Mandela University presenting AEE REP…

    The Nelson Mandela University will be hosting the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) qualification programme the Certified Renewable Energy Professional (REP) from 20-23 September 2016. In partnership with the Energy Training Foundation (EnTF),… more...
    Editor 457
  • Dr. Ralf Patzelt, Head of Animal Health, South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa and Lara Haigh, Managing Director, Imperial Health Sciences
    Aug 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial hones animal healthcare expertise in…

    Through its successful partnership with client Boehringer Ingelheim, Imperial Health Sciences has added a new dimension to its well established reputation as Africa’s leading partner in the healthcare supply chain. The company has added the… more...
    Editor 513
  • Aftermarket 4.0 – Upgrade now!
    Aug 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Aftermarket 4.0 – Upgrade now!

    Diesel Technic presents Highlights at the Automechanika Frankfurt 2016 From 13 to 17 September 2016, visitors to the Automechanika in Frankfurt/Germany will experience the numerous innovations in the range of brand products and services offered by… more...
    Editor 510
  • Serco has delivered eight new truck bodies to Compass Medical Waste.  Five vehicles are pictured at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.  From left to right Vania Monti and Steve Davenport
    Aug 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Serco delivers new bodies to leading Medical…

    SERCO has delivered eight new truck bodies to Compass Medical Waste Services to add to the sixbuilt for them last year. Compass Medical Waste Services, a leader in the waste services industry, is a company which sets high standards in connection… more...
    Editor 514
  • Too many transport operators still wary of Internet of Things
    Aug 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Too many transport operators still wary of…

    Over the past two decades, the world has witnessed a new stage of technological revolution. Globally, around 5,5 million new devices connect to the Internet every day, with more than 205 000 new gigabytes of data created every second. Termed the… more...
    Editor 562
  • Heavy duty operators continuing to seek innovative insurance solutions to reduce costs, says Standard Bank
    Aug 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Heavy duty operators continuing to seek…

    Insurance for the trucking industry is becoming increasingly sophisticated with models being written to meet specific needs of fleet owners across the spectrum of the sector-an essential requirement in times when owners are seeking innovative… more...
    Editor 511
  • Why is Outsourcing Still a Dirty Word?
    Aug 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Why is Outsourcing Still a Dirty Word?

    Amongst South African business leaders, outsourcing is still something of a dirty word. For many, it denotes weakness and an inability to properly grow and manage all the traditional aspects of a successful company. Yet this is an outdated view –… more...
    Kate Stubbs, Head of Marketing at Barloworld Logistics 473
  • Rotary’s SafeWater Project supplies life-saving water filters to the people of southern Africa
    Aug 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Rotary’s SafeWater Project supplies life-saving…

    For a mere R40 you could help provide a household with 1600 litres of clean drinking water that lasts 100 days. The lack of clean and safe drinkable water negatively impacts hundreds of communities and thousands of people across Sub-Saharan Africa… more...
    Editor 610
  • Daimler commercial vehicles take home gold, for the fifth year in a row
    Jul 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Daimler commercial vehicles take home gold, for…

    Daimler commercial vehicles headquarters provides unmatched support to its dealers Numbers never lie and the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Dealer Satisfaction Index Awards have proven this, as Daimler commercial vehicles took home… more...
    Editor 545
  • Tailored polyamide portfolio for the charge-air duct in modern combustion engines
    Jul 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Tailored polyamide portfolio for the charge-air…

    Ultramid® grades for various demands on pressure and resistance up to 220°C Selected polyamides available with globally consistent specifications, locally manufactured The reductions in fuel consumption and emissions which are prescribed by law in… more...
    Editor 536
  • 7 reasons to visit Interbuild Africa 2016
    Jul 29, 2016 Events

    7 reasons to visit Interbuild Africa 2016

    Time is running out to pre-register for Largest Building and Construction trade show of its Kind in Africa! 7 Reasons you NEED to be at Interbuild Africa 2016: Live demonstrations of the latest products in building and construction Exposure to seven… more...
    Editor 715
  • Bio2Watt appoints Anaergia to manage Bronkhorstspruit commercial biogas plant
    Jul 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Bio2Watt appoints Anaergia to manage…

    Thursday, 28 July 2016: The day-to-day operations of South Africa’s first commercial biogas plant are being managed by biogas expert Anaergia Africa Proprietary Limited, part of the Anaergia international group of companies, effective 18 July 2016.… more...
    Editor 599
  • Upcoming Manufacturing Indaba events with dti Minister & VIPs
    Jul 28, 2016 Events

    Upcoming Manufacturing Indaba events with dti…

    The date for the Kwazulu-Natal Manufacturing Indaba is 16 August 2016 and the event will be hosted at the ICC in Durban KwaZulu-Natal is South Africa’s second largest economy, contributing on average, 16.0% (2013) to the country’s GDP. The province… more...
    Editor 680
  • Mercedes-Benz is presenting the first fully electric truck for heavy distribution operations
    Jul 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz is presenting the first fully…

    Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck enables fully electric transport for the first time ever with an admissible total weight of 26 tonnes Ranges of up to 200 kilometres, load capacity comparable with diesel drive Series production for urban short-radius… more...
    Editor 496
  • This is one of the first Hino-based trucks to be put into operation by Nomad Tours
    Jul 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Adventure tours company switches to Hino trucks

    Nomad Africa Adventure Tours, one of the leading operators providing this service in sub-Saharan Africa, has bought 25 Hino 500-Series 1626 trucks as replacements for 20 trucks in its fleet of 47 vehicles. These are the first Hino trucks bought by… more...
    Editor 648
  • Intelligent and efficient feeding
    Jul 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Intelligent and efficient feeding

    DEPRAG presents eacy feed, the new generation vibratory bowl feeder, at the MOTEK 2016 Reliable feeders are a vital requirement in attaining the best possible system reliability. But DEPRAG has proven that their feeders can deliver on a lot more… more...
    Editor 501
  • 10 000 heavy vehicle milestone achieved by RTMS
    Jul 26, 2016 Press Releases

    10 000 heavy vehicle milestone achieved by RTMS

    Significant move forward for safer roads in South Africa The Road Transport Management System (RTMS) confirmed that the number of heavy vehicles that are RTMS certified has surpassed the 10 000 mark. This increase demonstrates the commitment road… more...
    Editor 570
  • SOLAS amendment to increase safety and cost of transporting goods by sea
    Jul 26, 2016 Press Releases

    SOLAS amendment to increase safety and cost of…

    The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has amended the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS). The convention seeks to promote safety when transporting goods at sea. The amendments which came into effect on 1 July 2016 apply globally. The… more...
    Editor 485
  • Cities Without Cars, Pollution, and Accidents? They May Not Be Far Away
    Jul 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Cities Without Cars, Pollution, and Accidents?…

    Widespread Urban Adoption of Self-Driving Vehicles and Robo-Taxis Could Lead to a Revolutionary Transformation of Cities, According to a New BCG Report Johannesburg, July 25, 2016—Widespread urban adoption of self-driving vehicles (SDVs) and… more...
    Editor 474
  • Shell Commercial Lubricants to be featured at the Shell V-Power Nitro+ SEFAC Experience Day
    Jul 25, 2016 Events

    Shell Commercial Lubricants to be featured at the…

    21 July 2016, Johannesburg - On exhibit at this year’s event, Shell Commercial Lubricants has its latest range of commercial fuels, includingShell Rimula Ultra 5W-30 with Dynamic Protection Plus Technology is proven to provide up to 56% better… more...
    Editor 800
  • Trends in truck industry
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Trends in truck industry

    Reduced fuel consumption, lower emissions, fewer accidents The vision of autonomous trucks is within reach. This year, however, the latest trends in the truck industry are more pragmatic than ever before and driven not only by economic pressures but… more...
    Editor 531
  • Making Extended Producer Responsibility Sustainable
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Making Extended Producer Responsibility…

    Manufacturers are becoming increasingly concerned about the rising costs of product manufacturing –particularly the costs associated with the end-of-life disposal of these products. Growing pressure on the environment and on natural resources can no… more...
    Editor 582
  • Dr. Sean Phillips,  Managing Director of the JRA, takes delivery of the first of 39 pothole units from Eqstra Fleet Management.
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Eqstra delivers 39 new pothole repair trucks to…

    Eqstra Fleet Management has delivered 39 new pothole repair trucks to the Johannesburg Road Agency. The units were designed and developed by the JRA in conjunction with Kanu Commercial Body Construction (Pty) Ltd. Eqstra, as the contract manager for… more...
    Editor 529
  • Continental Delivers Tires for Volvo Concept Truck
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Continental Delivers Tires for Volvo Concept Truck

    Project goal is to improve efficiency of future trucks and to reduce emissions Continental delivers prototype tires for both truck and trailer Improved fuel efficiency and rolling resistance performance for all prototype tires Hanover, July 2016.… more...
    Editor 547
  • Hino SA shines in two competitive surveys
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino SA shines in two competitive surveys

    Hino South Africa, driven by its very successful global Total Support programme, has recently achieved excellent results in two, recent competitive surveys. Importantly Hino has retained its No. 1 position in the combined Scott Byers Competitive… more...
    Editor 489
  • DHL Enters Strategic Partnership with Ambatovyin Madagascar
    Jul 25, 2016 Press Releases

    DHL Enters Strategic Partnership with Ambatovyin…

    This agreement encompasses two contracts where DHL will provide onshore and off-shore services CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 21, 2016/ -- DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group (www.DHL.com) , has… more...
    Editor 556
  • Imperial’s health initiatives working for good in Africa
    Jul 20, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial’s health initiatives working for good in…

    As a major sponsor of AIDS 2016, the international AIDS conference being held in Durban from the 18th to 22nd of July, Imperial believes in improving and facilitating healthcare across Africa. Says Dr Iain Barton, Imperial’s Group Business… more...
    Editor 462
  • Frost & Sullivan lauds MiX Telematics’ rise as the leading provider of information and related services for mobile assets
    Jul 20, 2016 Press Releases

    Frost & Sullivan lauds MiX Telematics’ rise as…

    MiX Telematics has built a strong global brand by ensuring it is always ahead of the technology curve Johannesburg, South Africa — Based on recent analysis of the telematics market, Frost & Sullivan recognises MiX Telematics as the recipient of the… more...
    Editor 625
  • CASE STUDY: MAN Truck & Bus SA partners with T-Systems to accelerate digital transformation
    Jul 19, 2016 Press Releases

    CASE STUDY: MAN Truck & Bus SA partners with…

    The challenge MAN Truck & Bus has a growing user base of over 600 employees and independent dealers that rely on the company’s central IT function to provide every kind of operational IT support requirement. With the rapid pace of new technologies,… more...
    Editor 951
  • FLTR Igmar van Rie_Factory Manager, Samuel Maluleke, Jan Gortzen_MD and Elias Mtshali_WPP
    Jul 19, 2016 Press Releases

    World Power Products reinvents to set the…

    World Power Products, South Africa’s leading sheet metal fabricator, is a smart and dynamic company that adapts with the times to ensure the sustainable and on-time delivery of world-class products and service solutions. Since its founding in 1963… more...
    Editor 470
  • World premiere: Daimler Buses presents autonomously driving city bus of the future
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    World premiere: Daimler Buses presents…

    Mercedes-Benz Future Bus with CityPilot: premiere journey on Europe's longest bus rapid transit line in the Netherlands CityPilot impressively demonstrates Daimler Buses' technological leadership: Fascinating technology enhances safety, efficiency… more...
    Editor 498
  • SAAFF Congress Tackles Freight Industry Challenges
    Jul 18, 2016 Events

    SAAFF Congress Tackles Freight Industry…

    International trade is becoming more complex for South African freight forwarders as new legislation and other transport regulation updates are enacted. For these reasons, the South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) is pushing… more...
    Editor 715
  • MiX Telematics Enterprise BEE Trust and Clover Mama Afrika support the Mbekweni Community
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics Enterprise BEE Trust and Clover…

    Mama Mirriam Toni receives much needed haven renovation MiX Telematics & Clover Mama Afrika take to the Ncedisizwe Centre in Mbekweni, Western Cape, next week to provide Mama Mirriam Toni with the much needed support in caring for vulnerable… more...
    Editor 676
  • Volvo Trucks Southern Africa expands network in South Africa
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Trucks Southern Africa expands network in…

    Volvo Trucks Southern Africa is expanding its footprint in Gauteng and opening a new workshop facility in Alrode, South of Gauteng. The workshop will open its doors in October 2016. The reason for the new site is to improve breakdown response time… more...
    Editor 560
  • Public transport passenger needs highlighted
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Public transport passenger needs highlighted

    In improving its Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system for the future, the City of Johannesburg (COJ) conducted a study among residents to gauge a better understanding of what they want. At the same time, the study tracked how results differ between… more...
    Editor 515
  • AECOM drives expansion at Toyota press shop in Durban
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    AECOM drives expansion at Toyota press shop in…

    July 2016: AECOM was responsible for the engineering services for a recent expansion project undertaken by Toyota South Africa Motors at its manufacturing facility near Durban. This included a new press line with the largest press in the Southern… more...
    Editor 589
  • Communication lead for Uber Africa advocates street smarts alongside book smarts
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Communication lead for Uber Africa advocates…

    Samantha Allenberg, (30), who currently leads communications at Uber in Africa, is an Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) Vega graduate who believes that studying is the key to success but also that it is important to put the books aside,… more...
    Editor 567
  • Daimler Trucks & Buses and Mercedes-Benz Vans extend their reign in Rustenburg
    Jul 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Daimler Trucks & Buses and Mercedes-Benz Vans…

    Strategically situated within the North-West province State-of-the-art dedicated commercial vehicles dealership Specially built to have a focus on Daimler buses RUSTENBURG - Less than six months after inaugurating the Regional Centre Southern… more...
    Editor 566
  • FactoryTalk AssetCentre Software Simplifies Life-Cycle Management, Automates Asset Discovery
    Jul 13, 2016 Press Releases

    FactoryTalk AssetCentre Software Simplifies…

    Manufacturers and industrial producers are gaining insight into their operations through connected technology. Now, they have a single tool for managing automation assets. FactoryTalk AssetCentre v7.0 software from #RockwellAutomation automates… more...
    Editor 496
  • Imperial and Sasfin partner in new freight, logistics and finance powerhouse
    Jul 13, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial and Sasfin partner in new freight,…

    Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has announced the acquisition of a controlling share of Sasfin Premier Logistics - thereby creating a “formidable” new player in the freight and logistics market. The Imperial Logistics and Sasfin… more...
    Editor 526
  • The new VDMA guideline informs users about safer hydraulic connections of attachments to industrial trucks. (Photo source: KAUP GmbH & Co. KG)
    Jul 13, 2016 Press Releases

    VDMA: Easily connected attachments

    Guideline for the interface between industrial trucks and attachments Frankfurt, July 2016 – More than 80% of counterbalanced lift trucks and a great many other industrial trucks are used today with attachments. Although the mechanical connection of… more...
    Editor 567
  • Volvo Penta woos new customer Doppstadt with a ‘bunch of flowers’
    Jul 13, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Penta woos new customer Doppstadt with a…

    A blossoming relationship sees Volvo Penta exceed expectations by German company, Doppstadt. When Volvo Penta began working with environmental technology company, Doppstadt, they won them over by giving them a floral arrangement. Not literally, of… more...
    Editor 535
  • Serco builds show trailer for Joburg Theatre
    Jul 11, 2016 Press Releases

    Serco builds show trailer for Joburg Theatre

    Joburg Theatre wanted to get more exposure for their shows by taking them to the people - especially those folk from disadvantaged backgrounds - thus allowing them easier access to theatre productions. The aim was for audiences in remote areas and… more...
    Editor 524
  • Stephan Rebhan & Rudolf Stark
    Jul 11, 2016 Press Releases

    Continental Hybrid Electric Vehicle and…

    Rudolf Stark, former Head of the Transmission Business Unit taking over the Hybrid Electric Vehicle Business Unit Former Head of Development Stephan Rebhan moves to the top of the Transmission Business Unit Nuremberg, Regensburg, July 2016. At the… more...
    Editor 487
  • ZF Innovation Tractor Presents Electrification and Driver Assist Technology
    Jul 07, 2016 Press Releases

    ZF Innovation Tractor Presents Electrification…

    Leading the Way toward Future Off-Highway Applications Automated maneuvering and hitching makes tractor operations faster and safer Electric single-wheel drive provides maximum efficiency and perfect traction management ZF integrates intelligent… more...
    Editor 661
  • Improving freight movement through Gauteng
    Jul 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Improving freight movement through Gauteng

    Movement of freight via South Africa to the African continent is part of the South African government’s Strategic Infrastructure Projects (SIP) of the Presidential Infrastructure Co-ordinating Commission. Key to this strategy is the Tambo Springs… more...
    Editor 629
  • Improving the safety and productivity of trucks
    Jul 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Improving the safety and productivity of trucks

    The future of the truck industry as we know it is changing. Improvements in safety, fuel efficiency and extra payloads are now possible for freight owners operating within the realms of the law. The Performance Based Standards (PBS) scheme is paving… more...
    Editor 550
  • Local truck sales remain constrained while exports into africa increase
    Jul 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Local truck sales remain constrained while…

    South Africa’s commercial vehicle industry is still facing some tough challenges at the halfway mark of 2016. With the industry’s growth closely linked to the country’s macroeconomic trends, it is following a similarly uphill road to recovery.… more...
    Editor 583
  •  MiX Telematics receives distribution rights for TankSafe™ devices in Africa
    Jul 07, 2016 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics receives distribution rights for…

    Johannesburg, 6 July 2016 – TISS Ltd, the world’s leading truck security and safety specialists, today announced that MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has been appointed as a distributor of… more...
    Editor 690
  • Distracted driving in SA
    Jul 06, 2016 Events

    Distracted driving in SA

    There are many vices, other than talking on a cell phone while driving, likely to distract the driver and cause an accident. At the 35th Southern African Transport Conference taking place in Pretoria, Karien Venter discussed a pilot project which… more...
    Editor 774
  • Dachser South Africa named Freight and Logistics Company of the Year
    Jul 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Dachser South Africa named Freight and Logistics…

    On 28 June, Dachser South Africa was named the ‘Freight and Logistics Company of the Year’ at the 9th Transport Africa Awards 2016. The Transport Africa Awards are designed to recognise companies who have demonstrated an unparalleled ability to… more...
    Editor 589
  • Expansion will boost Imperial’s efficiency and deliver capacity for growth
    Jul 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Expansion will boost Imperial’s efficiency and…

    In order to optimise its logistics services to the healthcare sector, Imperial Health Sciences is expanding. The Imperial Logistics group company has announced an investment a new, multimillion, state-of-the art warehousing and additional office… more...
    Editor 552
  • Banking on innovation
    Jul 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Banking on innovation

    No other industry has faced greater disruption across Africa than banking and finance. With the help of network partners such as Liquid Telecom, however, banks and financial service providers are exploring new business models that will help shape… more...
    Editor 610
  • Ingersoll Rand launches Compressed Air Rental Services
    Jul 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Ingersoll Rand launches Compressed Air Rental…

    helping customers achieve maximum production and minimum downtime Compressed air is critical for most industrial processes. In a manufacturing environment, temporary needs for compressed air can arise at any time requiring quick action and the… more...
    Editor 533
  • Kenny Kistan, Malijeng Ngqaleni and James Maina at SATC2106
    Jul 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Public transport improves quality of life

    Government subsidies are the lifeblood of the bus and rail services in the country, but the taxi industry, which transports the majority of South Africans, is currently not subsidised as the country aims to create an efficient intermodal public… more...
    Editor 555
  • SAAFF Congress 2016 Exciting Conference Line-Up Announced
    Jul 06, 2016 Events

    SAAFF Congress 2016 Exciting Conference Line-Up…

    Freight Forwarding plays an essential role in international trade and our members are dedicated to facilitating this activity through their involvement in the management of transportation, customs clearing, documentation, third party payments and… more...
    Editor 754
  • KPMG: Companies Failing to Leverage Technology to Combat Fraud, despite it being a Significant Enabler for Fraudulent Activity
    Jul 06, 2016 Press Releases

    KPMG: Companies Failing to Leverage Technology to…

    ...despite it being a Significant Enabler for Fraudulent Activity. Global Profiles of the Fraudster also reveals majority of fraud continues to be due to weak internal controls Monday, 04th July 2016; According to a new report by KPMG, technology was… more...
    Editor 540
  • Manufacturing Indaba 2016 emphasises unity & common goals between government & private sector to weather tough times
    Jul 04, 2016 Events

    Manufacturing Indaba 2016 emphasises unity &…

    EKURHULENI - Day 2 of the Manufacturing Indaba in Ekurhuleni culminated in delegates sitting on the edge of their seats to hear the banter and camaraderie that flowed between various CEOs and governmental representatives at the final afternoon of… more...
    Editor 702
  • Volvo Trucks reveal South Africa’s most fuel efficient driver
    Jul 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Trucks reveal South Africa’s most fuel…

    Volvo Trucks South Africa revealed South Africa’s most fuel efficient driver on Friday 24 June 2016 at an event at Maropeng. The event was the culmination of regional rounds of the competition that saw 10 drivers go head-to-head for the title. This… more...
    Editor 600
  • Trend study “Material Selection 16/17” by BASF presents innovative materials for products of the future
    Jul 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Trend study “Material Selection 16/17” by BASF…

    Joint project by the designfabrik® and the Performance Materials scouting team of BASF in Europe New materials and combinations pave the way for improved products in almost all industries Exclusively available for customers and partners How are a… more...
    Editor 574
  • Continental Invests close to €50 million in Radial Agricultural Tire Production
    Jul 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Continental Invests close to €50 million in…

    Continental boosts production of agricultural tires in Lousado, Portugal 125 new jobs in the coming years Agricultural tires with Continental brand in the market from 2017 Hanover, June 2016. Continental is investing €49.9 million in its… more...
    Editor 575
  • The fiscal system within the public transport integration challenge
    Jun 30, 2016 Events

    The fiscal system within the public transport…

    South Africa’s Deputy Director-General in Intergovernmental Relations, Malijeng Ngqaleni will present a talk titled, ‘The public transport integration challenge: what role for the fiscal system?’ on Monday, 4 July 2016 at the 35th annual Southern… more...
    Editor 728
  • Anthony Healey (MD), Angela Julies (Fleet Controller), James Campbell-Miller (Sales Director)
    Jun 30, 2016 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics’ solution helps H&M Removals…

    H&M Removals takes the safety of its customers’ belongings to a new level Cape Town, June 2016 - MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, in cooperation with its Cape Town based channel partner,… more...
    Editor 749
  • DHL Supply Chain awarded 3 year contract for Pick n Pay GMD Business
    Jun 30, 2016 Press Releases

    DHL Supply Chain awarded 3 year contract for Pick…

    ŸDHL Supply Chain and Pick n Pay continue their partnership doing business in the General Merchandise Division Johannesburg, June 2016 – DHL Supply Chain South Africa recently secured a major retail contract after Pick n Pay awarded their General… more...
    Editor 721
  • Technology adding new dimension to transportation and rail
    Jun 27, 2016 Events

    Technology adding new dimension to transportation…

    Smart stations to improve operations and experience JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – June 27, 2016 - As emerging markets continue to look to transportation and rail infrastructure improvements to further their own growth, access to improved technology… more...
    Editor 814
  • Unique solution by Postbox Courier that helps you save on import costs by providing SA shoppers a personal address overseas.
    Jun 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Save big with Postbox Courier

    Unique solution by Postbox Courier that helps you save on import costs by providing SA shoppers a personal address overseas. South African owned Postbox Courier has been operation in South Africa for over a year and is dedicated to online shoppers… more...
    Editor 670
  • Cost per kilometre to New York dirt cheap compared to Botswana or Durban
    Jun 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Cost per kilometre to New York dirt cheap…

    It is 10 times more expensive to fly to Gaborone than to New York when calculated as cost per kilometre. And even local flights can cost up to four times more per kilometre than flying to the Big Apple, a Corporate Traveller survey reveals. A return… more...
    Editor 555
  • Heavy-Duty Week: Asia Diesel Engine Special & China Off-highway Vehicle Special
    Jun 27, 2016 Events

    Heavy-Duty Week: Asia Diesel Engine Special &…

    Although the diesel engine market has gone through a challenging year in 2015, the global diesel engine sales are forecast to rise 7.7 percent per year through 2017 to $248.5 billion. The Asia- Pacific region will remain the dominant and… more...
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  • Imperial’s five-pillar approach reduces transport risk
    Jun 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial’s five-pillar approach reduces transport…

    Imperial Logistics’ proactive, multi-pronged approach to managing transport risk is yielding big benefits for the supply chain and logistics leader and its clients, including fewer hijackings, more successful convictions and the collapse of… more...
    Editor 475
  • Energy awareness made child’s play for most ages
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Energy awareness made child’s play for most ages

    The Energy Awareness Game© is a fun, entertaining and educational board game. The game uses home ownership as a basis for learning the fundamentals of energy saving and teaches anyone, above the age of 6, energy awareness. Concepts such as… more...
    Editor 550
  • CeMAT RUSSIA: E-commerce strengthens intralogistics
    Jun 23, 2016 Events

    CeMAT RUSSIA: E-commerce strengthens…

    Hannover/Moscow. From 20 to 22 September at CeMAT RUSSIA in Moscow, approximately 150 exhibitors present their products and solutions for integrated and efficient control of the logistics process. “The past year saw Russia’s GDP bottom out, but now… more...
    Editor 699
  • Beating Fuel Increases with Globaltrack Fuel Management Solution
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Beating Fuel Increases with Globaltrack Fuel…

    South Africa has seen increased and frequent fuel increases in 2016 and this has affected consumers and transporters alike. With transporters experiencing fuel increases, the consumers are hit even harder when these costs are transferred to the… more...
    Editor 564
  • Konecranes introduces the BOXPORTER RMG
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Konecranes introduces the BOXPORTER RMG

    On the 14th of June at the TOC Europe exhibition in Hamburg, Germany, Konecranes introduced a new Rail Mounted Gantry crane (RMG) to the world: the BOXPORTER. This new crane offers the clearest view in intermodal container handling with its “smarter… more...
    Editor 600
  • Bidvest McCarthy invests in Isuzu Trucks
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Bidvest McCarthy invests in Isuzu Trucks

    Two companies with a 100-year history meet on the stage of a brand-new, Pretoria-based Isuzu Trucks franchise. Bidvest McCarthy has now invested in an Isuzu Trucks dealership strategically sited just off the N4 at Gateway Industrial Park in Pretoria… more...
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  • Omron launches new integrated solutions of industrial robots in SA
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Omron launches new integrated solutions of…

    South Africa is one of 39 countries globally to benefit from Omron’s worldwide launch of 49 new best-in-class robots in April 2016. The robots are integrated with Omron’s family of sensors, safety components and award-winning NX/NJ series machine… more...
    Editor 610
  • Klaus Kreipe, new head of Truck Tires Original Equipment worldwide at Continental Commercial Vehicle Tires.
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    New Head of Business Field Original Equipment…

    Klaus Kreipe has been in charge of the global original equipment business for truck tires since the start of May Hanover, June 2016. Since the start of May, the leading technology company Continental has a new head of the business field Original… more...
    Editor 551
  • StratoPOD – a new mobile business application debuted at SAPICS 2016
    Jun 21, 2016 Press Releases

    StratoPOD – a new mobile business application…

    Attendees of the annual SAPICS conference, which took place at Sun City from 12 – 14 June 2016, benefitted from the debut launch of Strato IT Group’s innovative digital proof of delivery business application, StratoPOD. This cost effective mobile… more...
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  • New production manager at Serco in Cape Town
    Jun 21, 2016 Press Releases

    New production manager at Serco in Cape Town

    Arnold Loois (45) has joined Serco in the position of production manager at the truck and trailer body building company’s Cape Town branch. Arnold, who grew up in Kroonstad in the Free State, attended the Marais Viljoen Technical High School in… more...
    Editor 612
  • ‘Great start’ for Africa's biggest shows
    Jun 21, 2016 Events

    ‘Great start’ for Africa's biggest shows

    “We’ve seen a high level of senior international buyers visiting and reports are already coming from exhibitors who have secured orders and contracts” Business leaders from across Southern Africa converged on Johannesburg yesterday as two of… more...
    Editor 668
  • Poland boosts links with South Africa ‘one of our most important trade partners’
    Jun 21, 2016 Events

    Poland boosts links with South Africa ‘one of our…

    Deputy Minister of Agriculture leads delegation to food and drink expo in Johannesburg at start week of negotiations with South Africa’s agriculture leaders South Africa is one of Poland’s key trade partners with the agricultural sector alone worth… more...
    Editor 670
  • Zimbabwe participating at Africa’s Big Seven
    Jun 21, 2016 Events

    Zimbabwe participating at Africa’s Big Seven

    Zimbabwe’s national development and promotion organisation, ZimTrade, has facilitated the participation of Zimbabwean companies in this year’s Africa’s Big Seven (AB7), an annual specialised food value chain exhibition that will be held from 19-21… more...
    Editor 675
  • SAITEX and City of Joburg Business Breakfast 2016
    Jun 21, 2016 Events

    SAITEX and City of Joburg Business Breakfast 2016

    Business owners, ambassadors and top government officials convene in Midrand for breakfast SAITEX 2016 welcomed more than 300 visitors for the Progressive Business Forum breakfast, which marked the start of this year’s trade show and conference in… more...
    Editor 627
  • Daimler Trucks North America To Exhibit at North American Commercial Vehicle Show 2017
    Jun 20, 2016 Events

    Daimler Trucks North America To Exhibit at North…

    Daimler Trucks North America To Exhibit at North American Commercial Vehicle Show 2017 in Atlanta; Joins Exhibitor Advisory Committee CHICAGO — The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) today announced that Daimler Trucks North America… more...
    Editor 646
  • Next week’s Manufacturing Indaba to host minister, vips and international manufacturing experts
    Jun 20, 2016 Events

    Next week’s Manufacturing Indaba to host…

    Manufacturing stakeholders are keen to keep the momentum going in their manufacturing operations, which make up South Africa’s fourth-biggest economic sector. Manufacturing saw a recent recovery despite weak demand. Manufacturing business confidence… more...
    Editor 682
  • Africa’s biggest food & beverage expo opens its doors to the world
    Jun 20, 2016 Events

    Africa’s biggest food & beverage expo opens its…

    Africa’s Big 7 2016 and the three-day Food Forum conference at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand runs from Sunday June 19 until Tuesday June 21 More than 300 exhibitors will be joined (June 19) at South Africa’s Gallagher Convention Centre… more...
    Editor 663
  • Hydraulic cylinders for trucks
    Jun 17, 2016 Press Releases

    Hydraulic cylinders for trucks

    The brand DT Spare Parts offers a complete range with more than 30 000 different spare parts for trucks, trailers and buses, including all standard hydraulic cylinders. DT brand hydraulic cylinders consist of a tube with precisely toleranced… more...
    Editor 593
  • Wolfgang Pech, senior vice president at Deutsche Messe AG, and Cavas Dumasia, joint secretary of the Society of Indian Materials Handling Equipment Manufacturers, arrange a close cooperation for CeMAT INDIA
    Jun 17, 2016 Events

    CeMAT INDIA and SIMHEM partner to promote India’s…

    Hannover/New Delhi. Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd announced that the Society of Indian Materials Handling Equipment Manufacturers (SIMHEM) will co-organize CeMAT INDIA 2016, India’s leading trade fair for intralogistics and supply chain… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa and Transnet partnership achieves record exports at East London port
    Jun 17, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa and Transnet…

    East London - Recent reports have confirmed that in April 2016 Transnet and Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) recorded the highest units being handled in East London with over 10 000 new vehicles exported. This remarkable milestone not only bodes… more...
    Editor 624
  • Zero Waste to Landfill for GMSA's Parts Distribution Centre
    Jun 17, 2016 Press Releases

    Zero Waste to Landfill for GMSA's Parts…

    PORT ELIZABETH - General Motors South Africa's (GMSA) Parts Distribution Centre (PDC), situated in the Coega Industrial Development Zone near Port Elizabeth, has recently been declared landfill free. The 37 000 square metre world class warehouse is… more...
    Editor 561
  • Continental Presents its Product Portfolio For The Mining Industry at Electra Mining Africa 2016
    Jun 17, 2016 Events

    Continental Presents its Product Portfolio For…

    ContiTech will exhibit at stand F26 in hall 6 Mining industry expert will showcase a range of traditional and specialty conveyor belts, fluid hose and power transmission products Continental's specialty tires for the mining industry will be… more...
    Editor 677
  • Serco supplies 22 lightweight bodies for e-commerce retailer
    Jun 17, 2016 Press Releases

    Serco supplies 22 lightweight bodies for…

    Serco worked closely with Takealot.com - one of South Africa’s largest e-commerce retailers - in that company’s move to own and operate its own fleet of dry body vehicles. Takealot.com has large warehouses in Johannesburg and Cape Town from where… more...
    Editor 574
  • KPMG: Sugar tax: effective nudge or blunt tool?
    Jun 15, 2016 Press Releases

    KPMG: Sugar tax: effective nudge or blunt tool?

    The detrimental effects of high sugar consumption are being examined worldwide and policy makers are left wondering how to ease the resulting burden on public health systems. South Africa is no exception to this. Between 2003 and 2012, obesity rates… more...
    Editor 556
  • The future of recycling isn’t what you think
    Jun 15, 2016 Press Releases

    The future of recycling isn’t what you think

    The difference between a circular economy and a recycling economy, and why we should care Our dominant linear ‘take-make-consume-dispose’ economy is unsustainable. Dwindling natural resources and growing demand are inescapable: it is only a matter… more...
    Editor 571
  • Manufacturing Indaba two weeks away
    Jun 15, 2016 Events

    Manufacturing Indaba two weeks away

    “Can we stop Africa de-industrialising?” This is the big question on the minds of African governments and macro-economists seeking to stimulate growth and hoping for a new wave of industrialisation through regional integration, roll out of… more...
    Editor 635
  • Going to the heart of the heavy duty vehicle
    Jun 13, 2016 Press Releases

    Going to the heart of the heavy duty vehicle

    One of the biggest challenges for any truck or fleet owner is limiting the downtime of their vehicles. A common reason for trucks to spend time on the shop floor is due to electrical failure, which often includes dead batteries. While downtime is an… more...
    Editor 540
  • Bulk fuel filtration improves engine performace
    Jun 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Bulk fuel filtration improves engine performace

    The quality and cleanliness of fuel is a major factor that contributes to the performance of diesel engines and components. Contaminated fuel leads to higher maintenance costs and engine downtime, therefore good fuel filtration is vital for the… more...
    Editor 550
  • Goodyear Develops OTR Tyres for Volvo´s Biggest ADT
    Jun 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Goodyear Develops OTR Tyres for Volvo´s Biggest…

    Goodyear introduces new OTR tyres to maximize load capacity Port Elizabeth, June 2016 - Goodyear has developed the new Off-The-Road (OTR) tyre TL-4A in size 33.25R29 specifically for the new Volvo A60H articulated dump truck - the largest Volvo… more...
    Editor 683
  • Imperial takes Comrades Marathon's agony and ecstasy around the world
    Jun 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial takes Comrades Marathon's agony and…

    This year’s Comrades Marathon was one for the history books, with first time competitor David Gatebe shattering the race record in a time of five hours, 18 minutes and 19 seconds. Imperial Truck Rental once again ensured that the media could tell… more...
    Editor 610
  • Leadership focus and a unified vision - under one roof
    Jun 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Leadership focus and a unified vision - under one…

    MAN Truck & Bus South Africa and MAN Sub-Equatorial Africa have relocated their head-offices to new premises in Modderfontein, Johannesburg; a move that is representative of the organisation's new strategy to satisfy markets across South Africa and… more...
    Editor 612
  • Altech Netstar’s JAMMING-RESIST™ technology stops criminals in their tracks
    Jun 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Altech Netstar’s JAMMING-RESIST™ technology stops…

    Criminals, beware! We’re ahead of you! That was the blunt warning issued this week by Altech Netstar to vehicle thieves and theft syndicates as a result of the success of the company’s Jamming Resist™ technology. In several instances of attempted… more...
    Editor 532
  • CeMAT 2016: Continental is an experienced partner in material handling
    Jun 08, 2016 Events

    CeMAT 2016: Continental is an experienced partner…

    Presentation of sustainable and smart solutions for intralogistics applications New tire size of the TractorMaster New primary instrumentation solution MultiViu Compact 4 ensures convenient and efficient work Innovative lift drive for stacker cranes… more...
    Editor 672
  • “Intralogistics is a cornerstone of the global economy”
    Jun 07, 2016 Press Releases

    “Intralogistics is a cornerstone of the global…

    Interview with Dr. Christoph Beumer, Chairman and CEO of the BEUMER Group: Dr. Beumer, what can you tell us about trends that are currently important in intralogistics? Dr. Beumer: Intralogistics is a cornerstone of the global economy. For companies… more...
    Editor 667
  • Apollo Vredestein: Recognition for consistent competitiveness
    Jun 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Apollo Vredestein: Recognition for consistent…

    Apollo Vredestein, the tyre designer and manufacturer with over 100 years of history, proves its position as a market leader developing high-end products for a global market, by boasting a consistent trend of achievements. Apollo Vredestein’s high… more...
    Editor 573
  •  Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo and The Battery Show set to make European debuts in Stuttgart, April 2017
    Jun 07, 2016 Events

    Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo and…

    Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo will have its first European showcase in Stuttgart, Germany Expo will be co-located with The Battery Show, as two perfectly complementary exhibitions Expos will be a chance for major manufacturers to meet… more...
    Editor 831
  • Sizwe Nxedlana – Chief Economist: First National Bank
    Jun 07, 2016 Events

    2016 SAAFF Congress to Host International Speakers

    Political, economic, financial and regulatory factors are playing an ever-increasing role in today’s international trade. The South African Association of Freight Forwarders will be highlighting these aspects with a high-powered line-up of local and… more...
    Editor 699
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa supports fleet owners in educating truck drivers about wellness and a healthy lifestyle
    Jun 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa supports fleet owners…

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa expands its successful employee wellness programme to Kelrn Vervoer Fleet owners and truck drivers at the forefront of the innovative MBSA Trucking Wellness Fleet Owner Workplace Programme Number of Fleet Owner Workplace… more...
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  • Imperial aims for greener supply chains
    Jun 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial aims for greener supply chains

    Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has added impetus to its drive for greener supply chains with a two-pronged energy saving initiative that encompasses its transport fleet and warehouses, as well as innovative water saving, waste… more...
    Editor 587
  • Daimler Trucks & Buses offers a helping hand to the farming community
    Jun 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Daimler Trucks & Buses offers a helping hand to…

    More than 100 bales of hay delivered to animals in need due to the drought FleetBoard Driver Training truck and trailer used to transport emergency animal feed Delivery made in time for the winter season BRONKHORTSPRUIT/WINBURG - In association with… more...
    Editor 596
  • Foton previews the Sauvana suv at NAMPO 2016
    Jun 02, 2016 Events

    Foton previews the Sauvana SUV at NAMPO 2016

    Foton, which has already established itself as a supplier of a top quality one-ton bakkie, the Tunland, in South Africa, gave visitors to the annual Nampo agricultural show a preview of the spacious Sauvana SUV which is based on the Tunland. The… more...
    Editor 734
  • Hatteland unveils largest ever AutoStore® demo at CeMAT 2016
    Jun 02, 2016 Events

    Hatteland unveils largest ever AutoStore® demo at…

    Live 50 square meters AutoStore demo showcases space-efficient modular system that can increase storage capacity by 400% for same footprint Hannover, 2016 – Hatteland has unveiled the largest ever demonstration of its ultra-space-efficient,… more...
    Editor 731
  • REIFEN 2016 rolls with great success to its destination
    May 30, 2016 Events

    REIFEN 2016 rolls with great success to its…

    90% of visitors to REIFEN are coming to Frankfurt in 2018 80% of exhibitors already intend to take part in REIFEN 2018 The international Trade Fair REIFEN 2016 has rolled with great success to its destination: Almost 20,000 visitors from all over… more...
    Editor 664
  • New appointment at Eqstra Fleet Management
    May 27, 2016 Press Releases

    New appointment at Eqstra Fleet Management

    Jean-Clay van Heerden has been appointed National Manager, Strategic Operations for Eqstra Fleet Management. He will be responsible for accident management and road side assistance for Eqstra’s clients as well as for procurement relating to these… more...
    Editor 979
  • Marshall Hendricks, winner of the 2015 FleetBoard Drivers' League competition
    May 27, 2016 Press Releases

    South African tops the FleetBoard Drivers' League…

    Three cheers to Marshall Hendricks, a local South African truck driver from Imperial Logistics Group company Fast ‘n Fresh, who beat a total of 19 438 drivers from 359 companies in 18 countries to take top honours in the 2015 FleetBoard Drivers'… more...
    Editor 692
  • FAW trucks enjoyed the limelight at Nampo 2016
    May 27, 2016 Events

    FAW trucks enjoyed the limelight at Nampo 2016

    “Customers have become ever more convinced of the inherent value-for- money FAW provides to their business, and it is therefore no surprise that our vehicles have been very popular in the agricultural sector.” “High-quality manufacture, yet simple… more...
    Editor 703
  • Isuzu Trucks – Spec’d for success
    May 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Isuzu Trucks – Spec’d for success

    Isuzu Truck South Africa’s Tiny Daya elucidates some of the latest nips and tucks to the company’s medium- and heavy-duty truck range Isuzu Truck South Africa remains the country’s leading retailer of cab-over, forward-control, medium- and… more...
    Editor 672
  • Eight lifesaving tips to help avoid distraction while driving
    May 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Eight lifesaving tips to help avoid distraction…

    Taking a quick peek at a text, turning around for a second to soothe a crying child, taking a hand off the wheel for just a second to grab something jammed under the seat… We all know we shouldn’t, but how often do we do these things while driving… more...
    Editor 814
  • Mr. Hiroshi Nishizak
    May 27, 2016 Press Releases

    New chief executive officer for Isuzu Truck South…

    Johannesburg, South Africa (May 2016) Craig Uren, chief operating officer of Isuzu Truck South Africa, today announced the appointment of Mr. Hiroaki Sugawara as chief executive officer of the South African operations. He is replacing Mr. Hiroshi… more...
    Editor 865
  • Cleaning up the PPE industry
    May 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Cleaning up the PPE industry

    Personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturer and distributor North Safety has expanded its range by adding Reinol-Janek Chemicals’ cleaning products to its extensive offering, after acquiring a large Mpumalanga distributor in late-2015.… more...
    Editor 644
  • Siemens South Africa Commences the Electrification of their fleet.
    May 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Siemens South Africa Commences the…

    Fleet Management company, Eqstra has facilitated the leasing of the first electric BMW i3 vehicles on behalf of Siemens SA, which were made available to the company at their offices in Midrand, beginning of April 2016. These vehicles are almost… more...
    Editor 721
  • Industry unpacks the state of the road transport sector in SA
    May 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Industry unpacks the state of the road transport…

    RFA convention drives critical industry discussions With South Africa’s economic growth outlook for 2016 at a mere 0.7%1, it is the lowest forecast on record thus far. With the growth rate for next year revised from 2.1% to 1.8% by the International… more...
    Editor 731
  • Reducing the impact of waste in the brick-making industry
    May 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Reducing the impact of waste in the brick-making…

    South African brick entrepreneurs are always looking for energy-efficient firing methods in order to carry out their day-to-day activities. A solution needs to be developed, while also taking into consideration the environmental regulations,… more...
    Editor 667
  • Continental Reaches Production of 10 Millionth Standardized Speed Sensors
    May 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Continental Reaches Production of 10 Millionth…

    Designed in Toulouse, ten million standardized Multi-Application Unified Sensor Elements (MUSE) have been assembled worldwide in locations in China, Korea, India, Hungary, Brazil and Mexico since the start of production in January 2014. MUSE… more...
    Editor 637
  • The success of engineering projects is shaped with risk resolution in mind
    May 24, 2016 Press Releases

    The success of engineering projects is shaped…

    Managingrisk and promoting safety is paramount in engineering practice. Alvin Dye, Regional Construction Head at Marsh Africa’s construction division explains how successful projects are not selected but shaped with risk resolution in mind. Risks… more...
    Editor 622
  • Erwin Stolze, General Manager of Hino Oranje in Bloemfontein, handing over one of seven Hino 500-Series 1626 freight carriers to Bernadette van der Berg, Managing Director of Dynamic Truck Rental
    May 24, 2016 Press Releases

    Dynamic truck rental lives up to its name

    The truck rental business in South Africa is extremely competitive. Therefore a company has to be very special in all it does to rise above the rest and grow its business. Dynamic Truck Rental is one of these companies. It was established in 2004… more...
    Editor 604
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa awards its top commercial vehicles dealers
    May 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa awards its top…

    Dealers commended for stellar performance Multi-disciplinary approach used to award winners Daimler Trucks & Buses (comprising Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Freightliner, FUSO Trucks and Buses, Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach and Western Star), as well as… more...
    Editor 633
  • Ground breaking of new Bodyshop for BMW’s Plant Rosslyn.
    May 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Ground breaking of new Bodyshop for BMW’s Plant…

    BMW South Africa marks the start of construction of new state-of-the art Bodyshop. New Bodyshop will measure 26000 m2 (about 50 % larger) with around 300 robots, enabling more employees and skills development. Investment to produce the next… more...
    Editor 714
  • Programme highlights - SAAFF Congress 2016
    May 18, 2016 Events

    Programme highlights - SAAFF Congress 2016

    Freight Forwarding plays an essential role in international trade and our members are dedicated to facilitating this activity through their involvement in the management of transportation, customs clearing, documentation, third party payments and… more...
    Editor 719
  • CeMAT to be co-staged with HANNOVER MESSE every two years, starting in 2018
    May 18, 2016 Events

    CeMAT to be co-staged with HANNOVER MESSE every…

    Hannover. CeMAT, the world-leading trade fair for intralogistics and supply chain management, is to be co-located with HANNOVER MESSE every two years, starting in 2018. Featuring about 1,000 exhibitors from around the world, CeMAT is the… more...
    Editor 992
  • The right side of forklift legislation
    May 18, 2016 Press Releases

    The right side of forklift legislation

    How to meet forklift training regulation The need to send employees for forklift training is not only fuelled by its potential to reduce costs and injury but is an important legal requirement as well. According to the Occupational Health and Safety… more...
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  • CeMAT sets the stage for intelligent networking
    May 18, 2016 Events

    CeMAT sets the stage for intelligent networking

    Hannover. CeMAT 2016 gets underway on 31 May with a rich and diverse showcase of intralogistics products and solutions featuring some 1,000 exhibitors from 44 nations. “CeMAT’s international appeal continues to rise, with over half of this year’s… more...
    Editor 904
  • Grey fleet management part of best practice globally
    May 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Grey fleet management part of best practice…

    Imagine a company director being held liable for an accident that happens with a car belonging to a staff member. The scenario is not as farfetched as it sounds. In the United Kingdom, legislation has been introduced that requires each business to… more...
    Editor 747
  • New Sava Avant 4Plus and Orjak 4Plus Truck Tyres
    May 18, 2016 Press Releases

    New Sava Avant 4Plus and Orjak 4Plus Truck Tyres

    Johannesburg, South Africa - May, 2016: Sava is launching the new Sava Avant 4Plus steer tyre and Orjak 4Plus drive tyre. These European on-road quality truck tyres feature the latest generation tread designs. The new Sava 4Plus tyres offer… more...
    Editor 872
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) commercial vehicles set to dominate this year's NAMPO Harvest Day
    May 17, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) commercial…

    MBSA commercial vehicles offer unrestricted applications to the agricultural industry Value chain offers a convenient one-stop approach South Africa's premier agricultural show, NAMPO Harvest Day, will once again provide the perfect platform to… more...
    Editor 651
  • Deputy Minister of Trade & Industry confirms attendance at 2016 Manufacturing Indaba
    May 17, 2016 Events

    Deputy Minister of Trade & Industry confirms…

    Deputy Minister of Trade & Industry, Mzwandile Masina, has confirmed his attendance at the third annual Manufacturing Indaba at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni in June. Deputy Minister Masina will join the dti Minister Dr Rob Davies and colleagues to… more...
    Editor 685
  • T-Systems sponsors Wayde van Niekerk
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    T-Systems sponsors Wayde van Niekerk

    Leveraging synergies of disrupting markets by exceeding expectations through determination of steel, resilience and a firm commitment to South Africa T- Systems South Africa is sponsoring 400m World Champion Wayde van Niekerk, a South African track… more...
    Editor 943
  • Save millions with revolutionary rollover prevention
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Save millions with revolutionary rollover…

    If one of your trucks is involved in a rollover, the cost can soar into the millions. This kind of loss can be extremely damaging to your business and every business owner should do everything possible to reduce occurrences of rollovers. An… more...
    Editor 635
  • Ndaba Mhlanga appointed National Manager
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Ndaba Mhlanga appointed National Manager

    Ndaba Mhlanga has been appointed National Manager for Amasondo Fleet Services, a 60% owned division of Eqstra Fleet Management. Ndaba will be responsible for the management of a number of PFMA fleet management contracts which include a number of… more...
    Editor 850
  • Effective maintenance is key to productivity
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Effective maintenance is key to productivity

    10 May 2016: Gearboxes and motors are costly items of equipment, however, if proper care and maintenance is provided, the units will ensure years of productivity and long-term return-on-investment. SEW-EURODRIVE provides some useful tips and advice… more...
    Editor 608
  • Standard Bank special report: Consumer Income Trends - May 2016
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Standard Bank special report: Consumer Income…

    The second in a seven-part series of Standard Bank reports to be issued over the coming weeks focusing on South African consumer behaviour and trends. These reports highlight pertinent consumer trends at both the macro and micro level. In this, the… more...
    Editor 1407
  • Sasol awards wax contract to Imperial
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Sasol awards wax contract to Imperial

    Imperial Logistics group company Goldfields Logistics has been awarded a three year contract for warehousing and distribution services of wax products produced by the Sasolburg operations and sold by the Performance Chemicals division of Sasol. This… more...
    Editor 693
  • Books by the truck load
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Books by the truck load

    Isuzu Truck South Africa is empowering the youth and promoting literacy through the #ITSAEMPTYTRUCK campaign 12 May 2016, Port Elizabeth-Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world. It is in light of this that Isuzu Truck… more...
    Editor 631
  • Cuby is suitable for a wide range of tasks across multiple industries. It makes best possible use of space and offers a highly attractive price-performance ratio, thanks to state-of-the-art shuttle and racking technology.
    May 09, 2016 Events

    SSI Schaefer at CeMAT 2016 – Let’s Talk!

    SSI Schaefer is inviting visitors to its stands at the CeMAT trade fair in Hanover from 31 May to 3 June 2016. The world-leading provider of warehousing and intralogistics systems is leveraging CeMAT as a platform to engage with customers – and… more...
    Editor 920
  • Looking out for Motorcycles
    May 09, 2016 Press Releases

    Looking out for Motorcycles

    I freely admit to the fact that riding a motorcycle has many benefits, not the least of which is having the freedom to navigate traffic congestion effectively. Interestingly, in the US, the month of May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month where… more...
    Editor 711
  • BMW Group South Africa partners with Uber.
    May 09, 2016 Press Releases

    BMW Group South Africa partners with Uber.

    Midrand. BMW Group South Africa has partnered with Uber to bring UberGREEN, a 100% electric commuting experience with the aim of reducing CO ₂ emissions in Johannesburg. UberGREEN is a pilot project taking place from 9 May to 3 June 2016 in… more...
    Editor 683
  • NEF sets its eye on boosting BEE in the automotive industry
    May 09, 2016 Press Releases

    NEF sets its eye on boosting BEE in the…

    The National Empowerment Fund (NEF) is well positioned to work with the automotive industry to establish an incubation ecosystem that will advance the participation of black people in the manufacturing of vehicles and components for global markets,… more...
    Editor 846
  • Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 318: Unimog as a food truck in and around Finland
    May 09, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 318: Unimog as a food…

    Entrepreneur Sami Repo has built his own foodtruck with a very personal touch The centrepiece of it is a 400 kg special barbecue oven STUTTGART / HELSINKI - The inhabitants of Finland have a reputation for being the somewhat unconventional folk of… more...
    Editor 655
  • Supply chain failures can be prevented
    May 09, 2016 Events

    Supply chain failures can be prevented

    Supply chain failure can result in empty store shelves, infrastructure in various states of breakdown, basic services and resources that are unavailable when and where they're needed, and increased pollutions levels. When managed by skilled… more...
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  • The dti Minister to address MANUFACTURING INDABA 2016
    May 09, 2016 Events

    The dti Minister to address MANUFACTURING INDABA…

    Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has confirmed that he will address the annual Manufacturing Indaba on 28th June 2016 at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni. The 2-day conference and exhibition, hosted in Africa’s largest manufacturing city,… more...
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  • South African manufacturing needs to empower small businesses
    May 07, 2016 Press Releases

    South African manufacturing needs to empower…

    Small to medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) are the engine of economic growth and are essential for competitive and efficient economic growth. Research has shown that SMMEs are critical for poverty reduction and can play a particularly important… more...
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  • 35th annual Southern Africa Transport Conference focuses on partnerships for economic growth
    May 04, 2016 Events

    35th annual Southern Africa Transport Conference…

    International experts from Chile and Australia, along with African transport professionals, will discuss pertinent issues relevant to the transport sector in Africa. The 35th Southern African Transport Conference (SATC) takes place at the CSIR… more...
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  • FAW trucks take centre-stage at Nampo 2016
    May 04, 2016 Events

    FAW trucks take centre-stage at Nampo 2016

    The number of FAW trucks sold in the sub-Saharan region has grown exponentially since the opening of the Coega-based plant in 2014. Many Southern African customers are buying locally produced vehicles because of the obvious cost benefits and the… more...
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  • Multi-billion pound UK motor insurance industry faces radical restructuring due to autonomous cars
    May 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Multi-billion pound UK motor insurance industry…

    The multi-billion pound UK motor insurance industry faces a period of radical restructuring as a result of the advent of autonomous cars - with the number of crashes said to drop by 80 per cent by 20351 and insurance premiums set to plummet - a high… more...
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  • Innovation and adaptability keep SEW-EURODRIVE at the forefront of the gear and motor industry
    May 03, 2016 Press Releases

    Innovation and adaptability keep SEW-EURODRIVE at…

    29 April 2016: adjust to ongoing shifts and changes in the market. Although mining and mineral processing is in a slump, SEW-EURODRIVE MD Raymond Obermeyer indicates that the company has been largely unaffected due to the fact that it also has an… more...
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  • Hyundai's versatile H100 Tipper makes light work of a heavy load
    May 03, 2016 Press Releases

    Hyundai's versatile H100 Tipper makes light work…

    The H100 Bakkie is one of the most popular vehicles in Hyundai Automotive South Africa's local range, and the Tipper version of this workhorse has made the work of many a small or medium enterprise business operator easier. Previously the Hyundai… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz Trucks hands over Bakers SA Limited's largest fleet order
    May 03, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Trucks hands over Bakers SA…

    Logistics company receives 101 state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks Landmark transaction the result of a solid relationship between Bakers SA Limited and Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa PIETERMARITZBURG -In one of its largest fleet… more...
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  • Transport sector in a state of flux – what is it going to take to survive tough times?
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Transport sector in a state of flux – what is it…

    Given the economic downturn in recent months and the pressure on businesses to remain profitable, there is no doubt that the fleet industry, like many others, is in a constant state of flux. Operational expenses continue to rise and market players… more...
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  • The New Hyundai HL980 Wheeled Loader Makes its World Debut at Bauma
    Apr 28, 2016 Events

    The New Hyundai HL980 Wheeled Loader Makes its…

    Hyundai is using the Bauma Munich exhibition as a platform to launch the new HL980 – the largest machine in the new HL Wheeled Loader series. The new addition offers the very best in wheeled loader technology. The robust HL980 has been engineered to… more...
    Editor 705
  • A trio of new ground-breaking garage equipment from Winntec at Reifen 2016
    Apr 28, 2016 Events

    A trio of new ground-breaking garage equipment…

    Leading garage equipment manufacturer, Netherlands based Winntec will be focusing their appearance at this years Reifen Show 2016 in Essen, Germany on showcasing a series of new additions to their growing product portfolio. The WinntecY412500 is a… more...
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  • Mathe Group commissions new tyre recycling plant in Hammarsdale
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Mathe Group commissions new tyre recycling plant…

    Durban based Mathe Group, which is leading the way in waste tyre recycling in South Africa, has commissioned a multi-million rand tyre processing facility in Hammarsdale. The 2 500 sq/m factory and 1 000 sq/m warehouse that came on stream in… more...
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  • KNAPP to showcase its technologies for Logistics 4.0 at CeMAT
    Apr 28, 2016 Events

    KNAPP to showcase its technologies for Logistics…

    Moving from the concept of the supply chain to the value chain, the goal of Logistics 4.0 is the flexible, error-free and intelligent warehouse. At CeMAT, taking place in Hannover from 31 May to 3June, KNAPP will embrace the exhibition’s theme of… more...
    Editor 766
  • Transport volumes are falling off a cliff
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Transport volumes are falling off a cliff

    Industry in full blown recession! The weak international commodity prices are having a significant impact on the South African economy. Growth has slowed and stagnated. The only real sign of strength is in the retail and tourism sectors, which are… more...
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  • Hino trucks prove ideal for Storah Farming
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino trucks prove ideal for Storah Farming

    Hino trucks are proving so successful in a mixed transport operation in KwaZulu-Natal that the operator, Evan Storah, of Storah Farming near Ixopo, has increased the number of Hino trucks in his fleet from one to 12 over the past four years. The… more...
    Editor 660
  • Local FAW plant nearing 100 mark in local exports
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Local FAW plant nearing 100 mark in local exports

    On the export side of their business FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd has registered 90 units built locally for export into Africa. Earlier this year another ten FAW J5 tippers units left the local Coega-based production plant for Tanzania. A… more...
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  • The view from the road
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    The view from the road

    In an unusual move Barloworld Transport, a company focused on moving the economy, is showcasing South Africa’s roads on Instagram through a novel collaboration with some of South Africa’s top Instagram gurus. The account, @barloworldtransport, will… more...
    Editor 714
  • Trident QM 3100 real-time, in-line fluid quality monitoring device
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Real-time monitoring leads to improved asset…

    Industrial operations can optimise oil drain and sampling intervals, improve asset health state awareness, more clearly identify contamination events, proactively detect the need for oil changes and top-ups, and verify proper lubrication system… more...
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  • HELLER WerkTage 2016
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    HELLER WerkTage 2016

    Three days focusing on the new formula for production Last year, more than 800 international visitors attended HELLER WerkTage to experience how HELLER is producing, living and assuring quality in Nürtingen. In 2016, the company shines the spotlight… more...
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  • Opening up new horizons
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Opening up new horizons

    F. Zimmermann GmbH has brought its first horizontal machining centre onto the market. The new model range is particularly useful for efficient machining of standard components for the aircraft industry. It has two special patented features, applying… more...
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  • Axis solution paves way for Jaguar Land Rover to Go Beyond
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Axis solution paves way for Jaguar Land Rover to…

    Camsecure and Axis collaborate to customise a solution that not only improves efficiencies, but puts customers at the heart of the brand experience Mission Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) approached Axis Gold Partner, Camsecure to find a cost-effective… more...
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  • Volvo trucks range gears up for tough operating conditions
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo trucks range gears up for tough operating…

    Volvo Trucks South Africa’s range of extra heavy vehicles are now even more geared to take on the demanding terrain and extreme operating conditions of the African continent. “Over the years, Volvo Trucks has amassed a lot of experience in… more...
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  • Hino SA reaffirms commitment to Vision 2020
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino SA reaffirms commitment to Vision 2020

    Hino South Africa has reaffirmed its commitment to Vision 2020 which aims to make Hino the top selling truck brand in South Africa by 2020. Recently the Hino staff and dealers signed a pledge under the slogan "One Team, One Pledge" to support this… more...
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  • Industry 4.0 companies worldwide are investing over $US 900 billion per year until 2020: PwC study
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Industry 4.0 companies worldwide are investing…

    87% of SA companies plan to introduce new digital products and data based services over the next five years; 83% of SA respondents expect data analytics will have a significant influence on their decision-making processes in five years’ time; Only… more...
    Editor 621
  • eTourEurope – electrifying Europe!
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    eTourEurope – electrifying Europe!

    55.000 Visitors - 1000 EVs in motion! – 125 Exhibitors – 16 Teams - 16 Events eTourEurope – 9 Capitals – 9 Days – from 29th April to 08th Mai 2016 demonstrates long-distance performance and reliability of electric vehicles and commercial and public… more...
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  • Avis van rental sponsors JOBERG2C Mountain Bike Challenge
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Avis van rental sponsors JOBERG2C Mountain Bike…

    The 2016 Old Mutual joBerg2c is renowned as one of the most grueling yet spectacular mountain bike events on the sports calendar, and Avis Van Rental, are once again the proud transport support partner for the sixth consecutive year. The Old Mutual… more...
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  •  Application phase for the fifth Volkswagen and BASF “Science Award Electrochemistry” has begun
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Application phase for the fifth Volkswagen and…

    Researchers of excellence may apply up until August 12, 2016 International science award is worth a total of €100,000, of which €50,000 goes to first place For the first time in 2016: Special award for applied research The award ceremony takes place… more...
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  • SICK continues to grow
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    SICK continues to grow

    Sensor manufacturer celebrates its 70th anniversary with encouraging business figures Waldkirch, April 20, 2016 – Now in its 70th year of doing business, the SICK Group is continuing its success story. The company, which was founded as a one-man… more...
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  • New research shines light in dark corners of SA fleet management
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    New research shines light in dark corners of SA…

    The largely uncharted world of fleet management in South Africa is mapped out a little clearer with the release of the first benchmarking research into how well local fleets are managed. The research, conducted by fleet consulting firm Mobilitas in… more...
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  • First APEX Asia to be held in November 2017
    Apr 20, 2016 Events

    First APEX Asia to be held in November 2017

    Asian version of established APEX access equipment show parallel to CeMAT ASIA 2017 in Shanghai European APEX will continue at its Amsterdam home; next edition from 2 to 4 May 2017 Shanghai/Hannover. KHL Group and B.V. Industrial Promotions… more...
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  • Inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Trade Show To Debut September 2017 In Atlanta, Georgia
    Apr 19, 2016 Events

    Inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Trade…

    Chicago, IL and Toronto, Canada — The inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) focused on the commercial fleet and heavy truck market will debut from September 25-29, 2017 and will consist of more than 300,000 square-feet of… more...
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  • CeMAT 2016: Sharp focus on IT
    Apr 19, 2016 Events

    CeMAT 2016: Sharp focus on IT

    Hannover, Germany. Under the umbrella of the CeMAT IT Roundtable (which took place at the new headquarters of the intralogistics specialist “viastore” in Stuttgart on 6 April) the speakers and journalists engaged in an intensive dialogue. The focus… more...
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