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Truckmaker ramps up production to boost battered supply chain

TRUCK and trailer building company Serco is fast tracking the construction of vehicles and repairs in an effort to help the transport and food...

R130m truck dealership for Durban

VOLVO Trucks South Africa has opened a new R130-million dealership facility in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, to support the growth of the brand’s vehicle numbers in...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

South Africa must play to its strengths as it rebuilds the economy

THE automotive sector, mining and agriculture have taken a huge knock in the past year but remain South Africa’s best chance for a change...

REIT lets over 100 000 square metres in Durban over pandemic

FORTRESS Logistics Real Estate’s commitment to develop over a million square metres of logistics assets over the next two to three years, effectively transforming...

HYPEd up! Enhanced version of popular truck launched

FUSO Trucks a brand of Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa, has announced the FJ26-280C HYP, an addition to its popular FJ range. A variant...

Cargo heists on the rise – counting the cost of security

AN unprecedented surge in international freight rates of up to 700 percent is putting many companies under enormous pressure and forcing them to take...

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Sweet success for Durban sugar factory project

Bosch Projects is a joint winner in the 2021 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards, for the UCL 175 TCH Factory Expansion Project, in the...

Slow lane: road closure alert for N3

THE road closure caused by the reconstruction of the slow lane on the busy N3 Durban-bound from Sanctuary Road to Link Road in Town...

Truck body builder bullish about growth prospects

BUSINESS at truck body and trailer-building company Serco has improved this year compared with 2020 but is still below that achieved in 2019. This is...

Global kudos for engineering work on Hillcrest reservoir

CONSULTING engineering firm Knight Piésold received commendations in the consulting engineer category at the Construction World’ 2021 Best Projects Awards for two of its...