South Africa needs more jobs and the motor industry has the opportunity to be a key role player by expanding its local content.
Employing and training the right person to drive your vehicles saves time, money and perhaps even your company’s reputation. Here are some points to consider.
Violent strikes that caught international attention, the increasing use of Transnet’s oil pipeline and the constant threat of rail were among the curveballs thrown at the market in 2012. Despite this, it still ended close to VIC OLIVER’s predictions. How might 2013 fare?
How is the road freight industry going to afford the latest driver wage increases? VIC OLIVER looks at ways drivers and transport managers can reduce operating costs and increase margins to soften the impact.
Pleased about the courteous behaviour shown by many long-distance truck drivers, VIC OLIVER is nonetheless worried about their seeming ignorance of the law when it comes to driving in the yellow lane.
A worrying trend is surfacing in the local truck and bus industry – and if manufacturers don’t do more to encourage emerging job seekers to take up careers in truck and bus sales, it’s going to create problems.
In the last few months, I’ve had the opportunity to travel on many of our national and secondary roads – and have been alarmed to see how many of our secondary roads are in a very poor state due to a lack of maintenance over the last 20 years and the overloading of vehicles.
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