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Built It Pinetown makes repeat FAW purchases

Built It Pinetown makes repeat FAW purchases

Build It Pinetown, one of 350 retail stores in the SPAR Group Ltd South Africa stable, mixes paint, cuts glass and boards, reads business plans and, most importantly, provides home deliveries for its customers. These deliveries are currently being performed by two FAW trucks, each bought from the FAW Pinetown […]

Key Group Expands KwaZulu-Natal Support Footprint

Key Group Expands KwaZulu-Natal Support Footprint

A brand-new Isuzu truck service and parts centre recently opened its doors in Durban South. The centre will support three distinct commercial vehicle brands – Key Durban Truck Service Centre: the servicing and supply of parts for Isuzu trucks, Key Vehicle Management (KVM) which includes Key Hire, Key Smart Buy […]

Supply chain networks evolve as mobility apps challenge traditional architecture

Supply chain networks evolve as mobility apps challenge traditional architecture

The impact of digitisation is rapidly disrupting business models across organisations. This is becoming more prevalent in the manufacturing sector, in particular, supply chain where automation and data exchange are key. Cassie Lessing, managing director of Strato IT Group, provider of business system solutions including StratoPOD, says that digitising traditional […]

What employers need to know about cannabis in the workplace

What employers need to know about cannabis in the workplace

In September 2018, the Constitutional Court ruled that certain provisions of the Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act were unconstitutional and infringed on the right to privacy. But what does it mean for occupational health and safety in the workplace? One of the biggest changes will be around testing. In the […]

Strauss Logistics takes delivery of 44 FAW truck tractors

Strauss Logistics takes delivery of 44 FAW truck tractors

Harare-based liquid fuels distribution giant, Strauss Logistics, recently placed an order for 44 FAW 33.420FT truck tractors from Choice Diesel Mozambique, which recently became FAWs’ first and only sales and service dealer in Mozambique. The truck tractors were sourced and supplied by FAW South Africa, having been assembled in the […]

CAIA launches 2018 Responsible Care®  Performance Report

CAIA launches 2018 Responsible Care® Performance Report

The Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA) launched its 2018 Responsible Care® Performance Report at an event that was combined with the Association’s Annual General Meeting and Awards Ceremony for top performers. The annual launch of the report is the Association’s opportunity to engage with stakeholders on safety, health and […]

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 […]