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Ports authority move a boon for PE

DURBAN’s loss will be Port Elizabeth’s gain after Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) announced plans to consolidate its dispersed corporate offices into a single...

Boldness helps truck maker take heavy-duty crown

MERCEDES-Benz Trucks, a brand of Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa (DTBSA) achieved market leader position in the Heavy-Duty Truck (HDT) segment in 2020...

Truck maker grows market share despite torrid 2020

ISUZU Motors South Africa (IMSAf) recorded total sales of 2 587 trucks and buses in 2020. Trucks led the charge with total sales of...

Growth in online shopping impacts supply chains

THE COVID-19 lockdown prompted many people to either increase their use of online shopping or use e-commerce for the first time. In effect, this...

Best quarter ever for logistics sector

THE South African Logistics sector has just completed its strongest ever quarter of growth to date, according to the Ctrack Freight Transport Index. “As often...

PE tank farm closure to go ahead as work halts on replacement facility

THE decommissioning of the Port Elizabeth tank farm is to go ahead. That’s according to the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), which said it...

Telematics gives fleet control lift to logistics firm

LOGISTICS company Pindulo VDM wanted to increase the control they have over their fleet in an effort to improve driver performance, fleet safety and...

Battery tips to keep on trucking

DURING a pandemic, industries are affected by reduced working hours, lockdown-enforced curfews and the financial impact of COVID-19. One industry that needs to keep...

Going places Google Street View hasn’t been

MOST people have used Google Street View to view places they plan on going to. But what happens when the places you’re venturing to...

Logistics barometer points to two-speed recovery

A year after the Ctrack Freight Transport Index turned negative the recovery is now well and truly underway. According to Ctrack SA, the biggest...

Road freight body flags AARTO pitfalls

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has raised concerns about “nonsensical” Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) regulations which it believes pose a grave...

Specialist diagnosis, repair claws back lost time

SPECIALIST expertise and equipment allow Reef Fuel Injection Services to accurately diagnose work-stopping faults in Caterpillar fuel injection systems quickly, getting the machines back...

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Gift of the Givers opens boreholes in NMB to ease water crisis

THE Gift of the Givers opened its seventh borehole yesterday as part of its efforts to get 30 boreholes in place to ensure that...

Iconic car maker revs up carbon commitments

ICONIC car and commercial vehicle manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) is moving closer towards its vision of carbon-neutral manufacturing production after the successful launch...

Container volumes reach record highs at East London terminal

THE East London Terminal recorded a 67 percent increase in container volumes at the end of May. The terminal had budgeted for the handling...

Auto industry applauds EC port development projects

THE announcement by the Transnet National Port Authority that R9.1-billion will be invested in the Eastern Cape ports over the next seven years has...