Month: Oct 2021

Ctrack Freight Transport Index decline over the 3rd quarter

Ctrack Freight Transport Index decline over the 3rd quarter

International transportation of goods remains under pressure International supply chain problems and local attacks on the logistics infrastructure have had a negative impact on the entire transport sector during the 3rd quarter of 2021. The Ctrack Freight Transport Index declined by 0,6% compared to the previous quarter. This decline will […]

Safety is the watchword for Transport Month 2021

Safety is the watchword for Transport Month 2021

October is the time to celebrate the key role that transport plays in the economy. Given the events that unfolded in July, safety has to be a concern we should highlight this year. By Jason Mellow, Head of MiWay Business Insurance Road transport plays an essential role in our national […]

Delivery Truck Robbed By Knife Wielding Suspects: KwaMashu – KZN

Delivery Truck Robbed By Knife Wielding Suspects: KwaMashu – KZN

Two employees of a Logistics company were robbed by six knife wielding suspects at a service station in KwaMashu, KZN today (Thursday). Members of Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) were called out to the scene at approximately 13:52. On arrival, the victims informed Reaction Officers that the robbers had fled […]

Update on interventions to address demands of truck drivers

Update on interventions to address demands of truck drivers

In recent days we have witnessed truck drivers blockading national roads making demands which range from their conditions of service, employment of foreign nationals, and issues relating to professional driving permits. President Ramaphosa has mandated an Inter-Ministerial Committee, led by the Minister of Employment & Labour, Mr. Thulas Nxesi to […]

TATA set to enhance Government services in KwaZulu-Natal

TATA set to enhance Government services in KwaZulu-Natal

TATA International Africa has brought the tally of trucks supplied to the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport (DoT) this year, to in excess of 65 units. The latest delivery of 28 trucks, which will operate in the eThekwini (Durban) and Empangeni regions, were handed over to the KwaZulu-Natal DoT at an […]

Blockade on the N10 is cleared

Blockade on the N10 is cleared

Traffic is finally flowing smoothly again on the N10 in Middelburg after a 2-day blockade by protesting local truck drivers. High in their demands is the elimination of foreign truck drivers, particularly the undocumented ones. Transport Min. Mbalula, Labour Min. Nxesi and MEC Tikana-Gxotiwe managed the breakthrough after spending the […]