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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...

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...

Mega warehouse wins big at steel awards

GROWTHPOINT Properties’ development of the new Bakers Transport warehousing, distribution and office facility in Cato Ridge scooped two category awards and a commendation at...

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...

Going places Google Street View hasn’t been

MOST people have used Google Street View to view places they plan on going to. But what happens when the places you’re venturing to...

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...

New online platform boost for battered road freight industry

WITH demand for road freight plummeting and increasing costs for trucking companies amidst the stringent lockdown restrictions, trucking companies are under increasing pressure to...

Good news at last for battered transport and freight sector

SOUTH Africa’s transport and freight volumes increased 20.6 percent in June compared to May across all sectors. That’s a welcome finding of the latest Ctrack...

How COVID-19 and digital tech have changed auctions forever

THERE will always be a place for live auctions, but every auction company must have secure, industry-tailored digital platforms that reach larger audiences and...

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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...