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Road to hell

May 14, 2018No Comments

As South Africans, we all love to complain. In fact, I’m convinced it’s an official national pastime! One of our favourite topics is the bad

Wanted: self-parking trucks (please!)

May 14, 2018No Comments

When I went for my Code 14, I discovered that I’m most definitely allergic to alley docking. I have huge respect for truck drivers who

Volvo debuts all-electric truck

May 14, 2018No Comments

Volvo Trucks has introduced its first all-electric truck for commercial use – the Volvo FL Electric for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications.

Advice for Solidarity

May 09, 2018No Comments

Just about every subsidised public transport organisation in South Africa could be regarded as insolvent. If government and municipal subsidies were turned off, and taxpayer-funded

Avoid the winter chills

May 09, 2018No Comments

Prepare your vehicles for the winter weather. To avoid unnecessary and costly vehicle breakdowns and to ensure that a vehicle will start on cold mornings,

Connecting the Dots

May 09, 2018No Comments

Service providers in the logistics network should be protected from liabilities. It is not uncommon for freight operators to appoint dedicated agents in other jurisdictions

Infrastructure spend and the need to regain...

May 08, 2018No Comments

There are various regional examples of how spending on infrastructure – such as roads and rail – can boost a country’s competitive advantage. In the

Economies at Ransom to Governments

May 08, 2018No Comments

The continuing chaos at several of the most important borders in the South African Development Community (SADC) region is significantly raising the cost of transport

The Easter conundrum

May 08, 2018No Comments

As a Johannesburg native, I don’t see the appeal in venturing too far away from home during holiday times. Unless the destination is one where

Self-driving trucks plus drivers = success,...

Apr 11, 2018No Comments

There’s a massive shortage of truck drivers in the United States; it stands at about 50 000 right now, and this is estimated to grow to