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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]