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Why driver management is important for your business

Vehicles are an expensive, and important asset in any business and the way they are used can have a significant impact on the success...

The risks and rewards of operating in Africa

THE risk of nationalisation, deadly insurgencies and poor access to remote sites are just some of the challenges facing companies operating in Africa. That’s according...

Trucking huge order from logistics group

A leading logistic group in South Africa has placed an order for a whopping 100 new DAF XF 480 trucks. Operating in the tipper, tautliner...

Secret to black-owned equipment company’s explosive growth

ESTABLISHED six years ago as a start-up with a single employee, Shumani Industrial Equipment is on track to double its size by the end...

Digitised supply chain key to building business efficiency

CLOUD technology is driving change and accelerating digital transformation across multiple industries simultaneously. Not only is cloud technology itself evolving at pace, but the...

Summit tackles freight industry connectivity

THE South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) has announced that it will host its annual event online this year, on 16 and 17...

Partnership punts pluses of zinc ship coatings

THE South African Institute of Marine Engineers and Naval Architects (SAIMENA) is collaborating with the International Zinc Association (IZA) to promote zinc thermal spraying...

Huge demand for Durban warehouse space

WHILE South Africa’s economy continues to reel under the impact of ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns, the ongoing success of two giant Durban logistics hubs represents...

Stop-start N2 north coast project back on track

CONSTRUCTION work on the N2 between KwaDukuza to Mdloti and Mhlali Bridge, plagued by delays, is now back on track and almost complete, according...

Revealed: Richards Bay’s key role in SA’s natural gas strategy

RICHARDS Bay has been identified as one of three ports to support Transnet’s natural gas strategy, which seeks to provide storage and import facilities...

Container stow collapses – a South African perspective

By Michael Asherson and Michael Tatham THE world has been gripped by the COVID-19 pandemic for over a year, the effects of which are likely...

Long-haul company beefs up truck fleet

FOR a transport company such as Fairfield Longhaul that specialises in transporting refrigerated or temperature-controlled products, reliability, safety and efficiency are paramount when selecting...

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Freight body ‘dismayed’ as cyber-attack cripples ports

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has voiced its dismay and grave concern at the recent cyber-attack on Transnet which caused crippling delays and disruptions...

Insurer pledges R10 million to rebuild SMEs following riots

OLD Mutual Insure says it is working around the clock to finalise looting-related claims – which it is mandated to handle on behalf of...

Big rebrand for top civils stable of companies

OSBORN Engineered Products, a leading manufacturer of specialised equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing and concrete production has unified under the new global...

N3 upgrades on track says roads agency

CONSTRUCTION work on the upgrade of N3 from the Cato Ridge Interchange to the northern end of the Dardanelles Cutting started on 14 April...

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Freight body ‘dismayed’ as cyber-attack cripples ports

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has voiced its dismay and grave concern at the recent cyber-attack on Transnet which caused crippling delays and disruptions...

Insurer pledges R10 million to rebuild SMEs following riots

OLD Mutual Insure says it is working around the clock to finalise looting-related claims – which it is mandated to handle on behalf of...

Big rebrand for top civils stable of companies

OSBORN Engineered Products, a leading manufacturer of specialised equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing and concrete production has unified under the new global...

N3 upgrades on track says roads agency

CONSTRUCTION work on the upgrade of N3 from the Cato Ridge Interchange to the northern end of the Dardanelles Cutting started on 14 April...