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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...

New online platform boost for battered road freight industry

WITH demand for road freight plummeting and increasing costs for trucking companies amidst the stringent lockdown restrictions, trucking companies are under increasing pressure to...

Good news at last for battered transport and freight sector

SOUTH Africa’s transport and freight volumes increased 20.6 percent in June compared to May across all sectors. That’s a welcome finding of the latest Ctrack...

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Metals, engineering indaba to tackle SA power supply problems

THE Southern African Metals and Engineering Indaba, which takes place on 24 and 25 May at the IDC Auditorium in Sandton will probe the...

Does extension of COVID loan scheme mean it’s a failure?

By Thakhani Masindi THE National Treasury, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) and the Banking Association South Africa launched the Loan Guarantee Scheme on 12...

Desalination plant won’t be enough to avert NMB water crisis, chamber warns

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A Sage new way for SMEs to automate business accounting

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