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Advice for Bombardier

Jun 05, 2019No Comments

I think it’s a great idea for major suppliers of public transport equipment to express opinions on how to improve the industry, but a recent

Why micromanagement is a transporter’s fr...

Jun 05, 2019No Comments

Operating a commercial vehicle in South Africa has become a tough business with continual rising costs and lower profit margins      To minimise a

Free trade and flourishing economies?

Jun 05, 2019No Comments

A continent-wide free trade area for Africa can only be a good thing – if the governments of the continent can focus on the long-term

Driving ourselves into a new economy

Jun 04, 2019No Comments

With the victory of Cyril Ramaphosa and the ANC, it is now time to get on with the business of economic recovery I write this

Barriers to transport and trade 

Jun 04, 2019No Comments

The road-freight industry faces a continual barrage of new charges and regulations, while there is minimal assistance in removing the many obstacles to efficiency caused

Fortune favours the bold

Jun 04, 2019No Comments

This is the 85th column I’ve written for FOCUS since I became the publication’s assistant editor back in May 2012 – and not for any

Bauma 2019: just brilliant!

May 10, 2019No Comments

Bauma 2019 smashed all its records – from the number of visitors to the floor space occupied. I braved the crowds (and, believe me, this

Innovation this, innovation that

May 09, 2019No Comments

“There’s no need to reinvent the wheel,” some are often heard saying. In transport, though, the only wheels that don’t need (too much) reinventing are

Have we learnt anything since 2015?

May 09, 2019No Comments

How did we allow Eskom, SAA and e-tolls to get us into such a mess? We are all partly to blame for our failure to

Preparing for winter on the road

May 09, 2019No Comments

It is important for trucks and drivers to be ready to handle harsh winter driving conditions Driving a truck in winter conditions can be a