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CAIA’s Responsible Care(R) Transportation of Dangerous Goods Seminar coming up in Johannesburg and Durban

CAIA’s Responsible Care(R) Transportation of Dangerous Goods Seminar coming up in Johannesburg and Durban

As part of its National Transport Month activities, the Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA), presents its 2018 Responsible Care® Transportation of Dangerous Goods Seminar in Johannesburg and Durban during October. The seminar is aimed at dangerous goods experts and all persons involved in the handling and transportation of dangerous […]

All-new Opel Combo coming to South Africa in March 2019

All-new Opel Combo coming to South Africa in March 2019

Opel just announced that their range of Combo commercial vehicles will be brought to South Africa in early 2019. And, as if that wasn’t good enough news, the Opel Combo Cargo has received the coveted IVOTY (International Van of the Year) Award. Each with its own personality – while offering […]

Electric trucks in action – MAN and CNL begin practical testing

Electric trucks in action – MAN and CNL begin practical testing

Joachim Drees, chairman of the Executive Board of Man Truck & Bus AG, and his board colleague Dr. Ulrich Dilling, responsible for production and logistics, handed over the first electric trucks of the type MAN eTGM at the Steyr production site at nine member companies of the Austrian Council for […]

Trentyre’s quest to keep fleets moving

Trentyre’s quest to keep fleets moving

The last few years have been tough for the commercial transport industry and tyre Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) but this has not hindered Goodyear’s continuing commitment to introducing innovative solutions to all of their customers around the world. Just over a year ago, Trentyre, a subsidiary owned by Goodyear South […]

4 000th FAW rolls off Coega production line

4 000th FAW rolls off Coega production line

FAW South Africa’s world-class Coega assembly plant recently celebrated another production milestone: assembly of the 4 000th FAW in South Africa. With a presence in South Africa dating 24 years, FAW’s assembly plant has become the bedrock for further investments in the Eastern Cape. Inaugurated in July 2014, the plant was […]

FAW SA the most improved commercial vehicle brand in 2018 according to the NADA Dealer Satisfaction survey

FAW SA the most improved commercial vehicle brand in 2018 according to the NADA Dealer Satisfaction survey

The release of the annual National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), Dealer Satisfaction Index (DSI) survey, as conducted by the independent market research firm, Lightstone, has FAW as the most improved commercial vehicle brand for 2018. NADA’s DSI survey results are divided into a number of key focus areas, overall Dealer […]

Consumerisation of the supply chain increases enterprise pressure

Consumerisation of the supply chain increases enterprise pressure

The consumerisation of digital technology has seen a surge in demand for mobile-first logistics solutions placing significant pressure on companies to adopt a digital approach to supply chains. Cassie Lessing, managing director, Strato IT Group, a mobile business solutions provider, says that logistics has rapidly become the backbone of industry […]

Transgroup Logistics says FAW is a perfect fit

Transgroup Logistics says FAW is a perfect fit

Transgroup Logistics, a Black Economic Empowerment company with offices in Durban, Northern Natal and Gauteng, recently took delivery of four FAW 16.240FT truck tractors and one FAW 15.180FL. The company, with a mixed fleet, has also been approved for the purchase of a further eight FAW’s: five FAW 33.420FTs. All […]

Everything you need your dump truck to have

Everything you need your dump truck to have

The mining and construction business can be a busy and dangerous one. The last thing you need is your construction equipment failing or not being adequate enough to do the job. There’s not much you can do without construction equipment on a jobsite. And the need for a dump truck […]