Month: March 2017

Imperial Logistics and Audi partner in Eastern Europe

Imperial Logistics and Audi partner in Eastern Europe

A new contract with Audi in Hungary, and the renewal of contracts with Volkswagen in Poland, reflect Imperial Logistics’ growing success as the logistics and transport partner of choice in the automobile industry in Eastern Europe. At the Audi AG plant in Győr in Hungary, Imperial has been awarded the […]

Theft suspects arrested in possession of stolen truck battery and items of aluminum

Theft suspects arrested in possession of stolen truck battery and items of aluminum

Two men have been arrested thanks to a proactive Marshall Security Armed Response officer this morning. Whilst on routine patrol, the armed response officer noticed two men, walking along Chris Hani (North Coast) Road, carrying a truck battery and various items of aluminum, believed to be stolen. On questioning the men it was later ascertained that the […]

Five injured in truck rollover between Bloemfontein and Petrusburg

Five injured in truck rollover between Bloemfontein and Petrusburg

Five persons sustained injuries ranging from moderate to serious after this heavy goods truck carrying iron ore overturned on the N8 between Bloemfontein and Petrusburg late yesterday evening. Patients were treated on scene for their injuries before they were all transported to Pelonomi Hospital in Bloemfontein for further care. Traffic […]

Ctrack entrusted to monitor truck payload productivity factors in Truck Test 2017

Ctrack entrusted to monitor truck payload productivity factors in Truck Test 2017

Telematics data critical in providing accurate reflection of each truck’s capabilities Vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions specialist Ctrack by Inseego is once again throwing its weight behind Truck Test 2017. The gathering will see 12 heavy commercial trucks demonstrate their capabilities in a one-day test organised by Focus magazine […]

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Roger Nielsen appointed President and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America

Appointment effective as of April 1, 2017 Daimler Trucks is the undisputed market leader in North America Martin Daum, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for Daimler Trucks and Daimler Buses: “Roger brings a rock-solid product, manufacturing and sales background to this position paired with a […]

Automatic trucks make increasing sense for fleet owners

Automatic trucks make increasing sense for fleet owners

In South Africa, two-pedal trucks accounted for approximately half of all truck sales nationally, according to figures from Lightstone, a marketing intelligence company. In other markets, such as Australia, sales of automatic trucks are also close to those of manual transmissions. The trend mirrors what is happening in multiple industries: […]