Month: Apr 2021

Mahindra opens new state-of-the-art warehouse in Linbro Park

Mahindra opens new state-of-the-art warehouse in Linbro Park

Mahindra South Africa today opened the doors to its new national parts warehouse in Linbro Business Park in Gauteng. The new warehouse, situated near the intersection of the N1, M1, and N3 highways in Johannesburg, is more than 30% larger than Mahindra’s Jet Park warehouse. A special shelving system more […]

FAW leads the pack in heavy commercial vehicle market

FAW leads the pack in heavy commercial vehicle market

FAW Trucks achieved a significant milestone in its local history by taking the top spot in the Heavy Commercial Vehicle (HCV) segment of the local market for the first time in January this year. With 50 unit sales recorded for the first month of 2021, FAW Trucks had a fair […]

Anyline Launches Industry-First Mobile Tyre DOT Scanner with Discount Tire

Anyline Launches Industry-First Mobile Tyre DOT Scanner with Discount Tire

Combination of mobile tyre DOT scanning with tread depth reader accessory enables technicians to perform tyre checks in five seconds Anyline, a Vienna-based software provider, has launched an industry-first tyre DOT Scanner for mobile devices. The technology will be used by Discount Tire, the world’s largest independent retailer of tyres […]

This satellite image from Cnes2021, Distribution Airbus DS, shows the cargo ship MV Ever Given stuck in the Suez Canal near Suez, Egypt, Thursday, March 25, 2021. The skyscraper-sized cargo ship wedged across Egypt's Suez Canal further imperiled global shipping Thursday as at least 150 other vessels needing to pass through the crucial waterway idled waiting for the obstruction to clear, authorities said. (Cnes2021, Distribution Airbus DS via AP)

The Suez Canal blockage – lessons to be learned

Insurers have been warning for years that the increasing size of vessels is leading to a higher accumulation of risk when something goes wrong. These fears are now being realized, with the MS Ever Given having blocked the Suez Canal for several days. Luckily, the giant vessel was refloated and […]