Features

Old tyres – ticking time bomb?

Jul 12, 2018No Comments

Can a tyre expire and, if so, should vehicles and warehouses be checked to identify any potentially aged tyres that might constitute a problem? LIANA SHAW investigates Much is being said in the international press on the

Following up on fleet management

Jul 12, 2018No Comments

The South African fleet-management industry has kicked off 2018 with a bang. FOCUS finds out what the major players have to crow about It seems as though the first six months of 2018 have been all about fleet

Secret to a superb fleet

Jul 12, 2018No Comments

Well known for its role in transporting hazardous goods, Cargo Carriers also moves steel, sugar and mining aggregates and offers supply chain solutions. With such a diverse portfolio, how does this operator keep on top of it

Moment of truth

Jul 11, 2018No Comments

The annual Road Freight Association (RFA) Conference was held in the Western Cape for the first time. It included discussions on the country’s economic and political outlook, competition law and the annual wage debates. The 2018 RFA

EXCLUSIVE: We drive the Actros in South Afr...

Jul 11, 2018No Comments

The new Actros has arrived in South Africa – finally! FOCUS is the one and only South African magazine to have put the vehicle to the test on South African roads. CHARLEEN CLARKE drove the truck –

Power statement

Jul 11, 2018No Comments

Amazing things can happen when such a committed relationship exists between customer and supplier – they can be created, too… GAVIN MYERS finds out how the home-grown, Scania-inspired R900 Kivara came into being. The relationship between Scania

IoT will transform supply chain!

Jul 11, 2018No Comments

Global logistics providers see the Internet of Things (IoT) as a top priority for transforming the supply chain, with 79 percent expecting it to deliver greater insight and efficiencies The latest research from Inmarsat shows that transport

Re-Crafting the large-van segment

Jul 11, 2018No Comments

Volkswagen South Africa (VWSA) has debuted the all-new Crafter, which presents a major step forward for the large-van market. GAVIN MYERS attended the launch. Any automotive manufacturer wants its products to boast as many unique selling points

Kalamazoo – Pride of Pietermaritzburg

Jul 09, 2018No Comments

Kalamazoo might be a mere dot on the map of the United States (in Michigan, to be precise), but, in KwaZulu-Natal, it’s actually quite a big deal, as PETA LEE discovers. Kalamazoo is a well-established and hugely

Face-to-face with MAN’s Markus Geyer!

Jul 09, 2018No Comments

We’re launching an all-new series in FOCUS called Face-to-Face, in which we will interview captains of industry. In the first instalment within the new series, CHARLEEN CLARKE goes face-to-face with Markus Geyer, mD of MAN Automotive. You had