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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 […]

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: […]

Better life, wear from new Firestone trailer tyre

Better life, wear from new Firestone trailer tyre

Bridgestone South Africa’s commercial arm has announced the introduction of a new heavy duty vehicle tyre designed especially for trailers and semi-trailers. The Firestone FT505 Trailer-only General Use Tyre has been optimised for free-rolling axles on trailers, providing a low cost-per kilometer with reliable performance. “Our key areas of focus […]

Imperial Logistics focused on Environmental Management

Imperial Logistics focused on Environmental Management

  Reflecting its commitment to the protection and preservation of the environment, Imperial Logistics has developed a set of Environmental Management Standards that are now ready for implementation at all Imperial Logistics Africa group companies. “This initiative forms part of our quest to fulfil the ‘duty of care’ for the […]

Imperial Logistics partner with LMI Holdings for world class logistics and supply chain solutions in Ghana

Imperial Logistics partner with LMI Holdings for world class logistics and supply chain solutions in Ghana

Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has partnered with Ghanaian conglomerate LMI Holdings to form a new business, Imperial LMI Logistics that will deliver world class logistics services in Ghana and West Africa. “The vision of Imperial LMI is to be the leading integrated, end-to-end supply chain partner of […]

An idea that saves lives  – Flexible Humanitarian Vehicle Concept

An idea that saves lives – Flexible Humanitarian Vehicle Concept

flexHVC – Flexible Humanitarian Vehicle Concept – is the brainchild of student Johannes Schmutzler, who came up with the idea as the subject of his graduation thesis. flexHVC is an all-terrain coach that can be used to transport sick or injured patients and serve as a mobile care and surgical […]

Imperial Logistics partnership with Peak Instore helping global beauty brand Revlon to grow market share.

Imperial Logistics partnership with Peak Instore helping global beauty brand Revlon to grow market share.

A partnership with Peak Instore is helping global beauty brand Revlon to grow its market share. Peak Instore, the experiential brand education division of the Imperial Logistics group, started working with Revlon in 2010, with 8 permanent roving make-up artists dedicated to educating, converting consumers and building the Revlon brand. […]

Imperial Logistics awarded for excellence at 28th annual Logistics Achiever Awards

Imperial Logistics awarded for excellence at 28th annual Logistics Achiever Awards

Awards recognise Imperial Logistics’ achievements in driving clients’ competitiveness Imperial Logistics won three prestigious awards at last night’s 28th annual Logistics Achiever Awards, which honour companies for excellence in logistics and supply chain management. The group’s achievements and innovation in driving the competiveness of its clients were recognised with two […]

Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) welcomes new Executive Director for the Regional Centre Southern Africa

Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) welcomes new Executive Director for the Regional Centre Southern Africa

Jasper Hafkamp, Managing Director: Trucks Netherlands, will take up the position from 1 December 2016 Kobus van Zyl joins the Juffali Group as General Manager for the commercial vehicle division Handover period to ensure smooth transition On 1 December 2016, Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) will welcome Jasper Hafkamp as its […]