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Financial Mail profiles Imperial Logistics

Financial Mail profiles Imperial Logistics

Imperial Logistics’ ongoing commitment to harnessing technology for a safer, “greener”, more efficient and cost-effective transport service offering is reflected in the group’s investment in next-generation trucks, performance-based standards (PBS) vehicles and industry leading, cutting-edge transport technology. Following the successful group-wide implementation of in-cab cameras, Imperial has continued to explore […]

Imperial Logistics and Audi partner in Eastern Europe

Imperial Logistics and Audi partner in Eastern Europe

A new contract with Audi in Hungary, and the renewal of contracts with Volkswagen in Poland, reflect Imperial Logistics’ growing success as the logistics and transport partner of choice in the automobile industry in Eastern Europe. At the Audi AG plant in Győr in Hungary, Imperial has been awarded the […]

Automatic trucks make increasing sense for fleet owners

Automatic trucks make increasing sense for fleet owners

In South Africa, two-pedal trucks accounted for approximately half of all truck sales nationally, according to figures from Lightstone, a marketing intelligence company. In other markets, such as Australia, sales of automatic trucks are also close to those of manual transmissions. The trend mirrors what is happening in multiple industries: […]

Better life, wear from new Firestone trailer tyre

Better life, wear from new Firestone trailer tyre

Bridgestone South Africa’s commercial arm has announced the introduction of a new heavy duty vehicle tyre designed especially for trailers and semi-trailers. The Firestone FT505 Trailer-only General Use Tyre has been optimised for free-rolling axles on trailers, providing a low cost-per kilometer with reliable performance. “Our key areas of focus […]

Imperial Logistics focused on Environmental Management

Imperial Logistics focused on Environmental Management

  Reflecting its commitment to the protection and preservation of the environment, Imperial Logistics has developed a set of Environmental Management Standards that are now ready for implementation at all Imperial Logistics Africa group companies. “This initiative forms part of our quest to fulfil the ‘duty of care’ for the […]

An idea that saves lives  – Flexible Humanitarian Vehicle Concept

An idea that saves lives – Flexible Humanitarian Vehicle Concept

flexHVC – Flexible Humanitarian Vehicle Concept – is the brainchild of student Johannes Schmutzler, who came up with the idea as the subject of his graduation thesis. flexHVC is an all-terrain coach that can be used to transport sick or injured patients and serve as a mobile care and surgical […]

Imperial Logistics awarded for excellence at 28th annual Logistics Achiever Awards

Imperial Logistics awarded for excellence at 28th annual Logistics Achiever Awards

Awards recognise Imperial Logistics’ achievements in driving clients’ competitiveness Imperial Logistics won three prestigious awards at last night’s 28th annual Logistics Achiever Awards, which honour companies for excellence in logistics and supply chain management. The group’s achievements and innovation in driving the competiveness of its clients were recognised with two […]