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The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane

The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane

In the coming decade, the South African transport and logistics environment will see significant changes in an attempt to streamline efficiencies and lower costs. “We are only at the beginning of a cycle of digitalisation that will transform nearly every aspect of freight and logistics as we know it,” says […]

Isuzu continues to improve South Africa’s best-selling Truck Range

Isuzu continues to improve South Africa’s best-selling Truck Range

Isuzu Motors South Africa holds the position of South Africa’s best-selling truck brand in the Medium Commercial and Heavy Commercial Vehicle segment for the past six years. Isuzu offers the widest range of truck models in this market segment and is the leading brand for chassis/cab applications for application of […]

Isuzu Extra-Heavies ensure growth in Specialist segment

Isuzu Extra-Heavies ensure growth in Specialist segment

Isuzu Motors South Africa enhances the range of Isuzu extra-heavy gross vehicle mass (GVM) models from 16,5-ton all the way to 35-ton GVM with the launch of the Isuzu FY-Series 8 X 4 models into the South African market. Long-haul rigs operating at 56-ton gross combination mass dominated the extra-heavy […]

Local Primary School Receives Transport Boost

Local Primary School Receives Transport Boost

PORT ELIZABETH – The learners from Heatherbank Primary School close to Theesecombe today received a transport boost with the donation of a 60-seater Isuzu bus. The 108 learners from Grade 1 to Grade 7 are transported daily from Walmer Township and surrounds to school. Principal, Ellen Lovemore, said the bus […]

Isuzu Celebrates a Year of Milestones in South Africa

Isuzu Celebrates a Year of Milestones in South Africa

Isuzu Motors South Africa reflects on the achievements and progress the company has made, a year after its official launch. Isuzu’s investment in South Africa preserved 1000 direct jobs and secured around 4000 jobs through its network of 80 dealers in South Africa, and 35 dealers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Isuzu […]

Productivity to the fore!

Productivity to the fore!

The Daewoo Novus’s strong drivetrain and fast tipping time help a South African civil engineering company increase productivity where it counts – on site… Faster trip times coupled with faster tip times – that’s just one of the reasons why Jamil Saley, Operations Director of SedBuild, a Vereeniging-based company involved […]

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 […]