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Logistics company expands Durban cross-docking facilities

CROSS-docking, where inbound cargo is unloaded from an incoming container, sorted and then loaded directly to outbound carriers, is an important logistics strategy that...

How AARTO may help cut your car insurance premiums

ON the face of it Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula’s recent assurances, endorsed by President Ramaphosa, that the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO)...

Post-lockdown bounce for transport titan’s ports and logistics businesses

DURBAN-based logistics leader Grindrod Limited has announced its final financial results for the year ended 31 December 2020, reporting “solid” performances in its core...

Logistics company says YES to youth development

AS part of its commitment to skills development and transformation, Rhenus has announced its participation in the Youth Employment Service (YES) Programme, a joint...

Stop AARTO now to prevent ‘grand scale’ looting, says road freight body

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has called for an immediate halt to implementation of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (AARTO), citing...

Automaker announces new passenger model vehicle for Durban plant

IN what promises to be a huge shot in the arm to the Covid-battered KwaZulu-Natal economy, Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) recently confirmed plans...

Bounce back for truck builder

BUSINESS at leading South African truck and trailer building company, Serco, has recovered strongly in the last quarter of 2020 with prospects for 2021...

Freight transport sector recovery stalls

GROWTH has slowed in the improving freight transport sector, but the upward yearly trend remains on course. That’s according to Hein Jordt, Managing Director of...

Battery tips to keep on trucking

DURING a pandemic, industries are affected by reduced working hours, lockdown-enforced curfews and the financial impact of COVID-19. One industry that needs to keep...

Logistics barometer points to two-speed recovery

A year after the Ctrack Freight Transport Index turned negative the recovery is now well and truly underway. According to Ctrack SA, the biggest...

Road freight body flags AARTO pitfalls

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has raised concerns about “nonsensical” Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) regulations which it believes pose a grave...

Specialist diagnosis, repair claws back lost time

SPECIALIST expertise and equipment allow Reef Fuel Injection Services to accurately diagnose work-stopping faults in Caterpillar fuel injection systems quickly, getting the machines back...

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Municipality opens multi-million rand automotive hub

TRADING conditions for 33 informal traders and entrepreneurs who were previously operating under makeshift stalls have been transformed for the better following the official...

April / May 2021

The KZN Industrial & Business News is the only industrial publication of its kind dedicated to the region providing suppliers to industry with a...

Pothole patcher hailed a ‘game changer’ for SA roads and SMEs

KWAZULU-Natal-based Shisalanga Construction, known for road building innovations like using recycled plastic in asphalt, has now turned its attention to the nationwide pothole problem,...

Custom cluck trucks transport chicks in style

THE largest independent, non-integrated, day-old chick supplier in Southern Africa, Eagles Pride Hatchery, has taken delivery of two Serco-built truck bodies designed specifically for...