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Leading the charge to change

Dec 12, 2018No Comments

Jasper Hafkamp, executive director of Daimler Trucks and Buses (DTB) Southern Africa, has held the position for two and a half years now with great success – and he’s only just getting started The past two years

Face to face with MAN’s Joachim Drees

Dec 12, 2018No Comments

This month, we go face to face with Joachim Drees, cEO of MAN Truck & Bus. CHARLEEN CLARKE reports South Africa is officially in a recession. I am assuming that this is a huge concern to you?

Digging in deeply

Dec 12, 2018No Comments

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has (finally) expanded its range of Unimog specialised trucks in South Africa, with a model designed specifically for the agricultural sector. GAVIN MYERS gets acquainted with the first unit to land. The Unimog U 4000/U

A wake-up call for drivers

Dec 12, 2018No Comments

Even the most responsible companies, the best drivers and the most comprehensive training have not eliminated the incidence of truck accidents. FOCUS investigates how in-cab fatigue-detection technology is providing a wake-up call for drivers. Research conducted by

Of pricing, competition and regulation

Dec 12, 2018No Comments

What legislation will transport and logistics professionals need to be aware of in 2019? We find out. Peter Lamb, director at Norton Rose Fulbright, suggests that the main piece of legislation transporters will need to be cognisant

Claiming from the Road Accident Fund

Dec 12, 2018No Comments

Hundreds more truck drivers die each year on South African roads than miners working in the country’s mines. Gareth Greathead takes a look at what measures are in place to ensure drivers and their families get the

Hybrid hybrids

Dec 12, 2018No Comments

JIM WARD has been involved in the transport and logistics industry for 33 years. He found himself thinking about how much it has changed during this time, and was inspired to put his ideas to paper about

Braking: the new villain of air pollution

Dec 12, 2018No Comments

With high levels of air pollution globally, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and aftermarket suppliers are developing more eco-friendly vehicles and solutions, with braking systems being the new frontier. MARISKA MORRIS reports. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates

A van trio ready for action

Dec 12, 2018No Comments

What does it take to become winner of the International Van of the Year (Ivoty) award? Over the 27 years of honouring van brands and models with the most prestigious prize in the light commercial vehicle sector,

Where to?

Dec 12, 2018No Comments

Disruption is the buzzword that has dominated boardrooms during the second decade of the 21st century. Public transport is no exception, with e-hailing apps changing the way commuters travel. However, such solutions have been the ire of