Regulars

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

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