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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

Volkswagen makes big bucks

Apr 11, 2018No Comments

While some companies (especially here in South Africa) are battling to survive, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) is romping to the bank vault – having made

What a Discovery!

Apr 11, 2018No Comments

An awesome new Land Rover Discovery has gone on sale in the United Kingdom. It’s called the Discovery Commercial and it’s a rather sexy alternative

Chinese buy Daimler! (well, a large part of...

Apr 11, 2018No Comments

In a move that has shocked our industry to its very core, Geely Automotive chairman Li Shufu has purchased 9,69 percent of Daimler – meaning

Now Is Your Chance, Comrade Blade!

Apr 10, 2018No Comments

I’d speculate that at no time since 1910 has the post of minister of transport been filled by anyone seriously committed to making transport work

Managing smaller truck fleets

Apr 10, 20182 Comments

When transport is not a company’s core business, there are many benefits to be gained by professionally managing and controlling a small fleet of company-owned

Protective writs are safe for now 

Apr 10, 2018No Comments

In conflict with a Western Cape High Court decision, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court has held that the issue of a summons protects a claimant against

Kicking the can further down the road

Apr 10, 2018No Comments

Investigating a decline in infrastructure spend (part one). February came and went with the passing of the budget by the then Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

The way forward

Apr 10, 2018No Comments

Fesarta has big plans in place for 2018 and beyond Much has happened at the Federation of East and Southern African Road Transport Associations (Fesarta)