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UD Trucks believes that connectivity through telematics will play an increasingly important role in the ever-changing transport environment

Guidelines regarding Freight Lockdown

What are “essential goods and services?” Guidelines to Freight Logistics operations under the conditions of the Government Notice issued by the Minister of Corporate Governance and Traditional Affairs on 25 March 2020. At all times it is prudent to read this simplified document with the Notice as published by the […]

Tips for maintaining heavy machinery

Tips for maintaining heavy machinery

Any construction company owner knows that maintaining their machinery is tantamount to the success of their project. Your machinery has to be in good working order so that you can complete the project on time, otherwise, you will lose clients and your income. But sometimes, you might not be sure […]

Truck on fire in Pretoria East

Truck on fire in Pretoria East

Emer-G-Med responded to reports of a truck on fire in Pretoria East. On arrival, we found that the four occupants of the vehicle did not sustain any injuries. The Fire department extinguished the vehicle fire. Local authorities were on scene for further investigations.

RFA Labour Indaba Answers Some of the Unknowns

RFA Labour Indaba Answers Some of the Unknowns

Cyber bullying, virtual sexual harassment, remote work challenges, effective decision-making in the face of uncertainty: these are some of the challenges we are encountering as we enter the ‘Next Normal’. Not to mention existing trucking industry challenges such as changing legislation, mounting pressures from labour – and more. These, and […]

One dead, one seriously injured in a truck collision on the R74

One dead, one seriously injured in a truck collision on the R74

Emer-G-Med responded to a truck collision on the R74 towards Bergville. One Truck overturned down a slope. One patient with seriously injuries and was transported to hospital by EMS. One patient succumbed to their injuries. Authorities were on the scene for assistance.

Road Freight Association Expresses Outrage at Attacks on Transporters

Road Freight Association Expresses Outrage at Attacks on Transporters

The Road Freight Association (RFA) condemns the attacks on transporters across the country. These are uncalled for – irrespective of the concerns or complaints of the various parties perpetrating this violent attack on the logistics industry. The Association, with its Union Partners through the National Bargaining Council for the Road […]

Engen brings drought and fire relief to farmers in the Eastern Cape and Free State

Engen brings drought and fire relief to farmers in the Eastern Cape and Free State

Engen, South Africa’s favourite petrol station*, has stepped up to assist drought-stricken farming communities in Sutherland in the Eastern Cape as well as areas in the Free State that suffered damaging fire outbreaks in October. As a company that cares, Engen has joined hands with longstanding customer THT, NGOs, AfriForum […]