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Automotive Director – Department of Trade and Industry - Sisanda Mtwazi
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Executive Mayor – Ekurhuleni Metropolitan - Mondli Gungubele Sisanda Mtwazi
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Volvo opens new R60 million distribution centre

The Volvo Group SA has opened a R60-million new regional distribution centre which now incorporates the parts warehousing and logistical services for the various Volvo Group brands operating in southern Africa. Housing more than 52 000 parts the new RDC

Harry Louw, Managing Director, Altech Netstar (left) receives the ISO9001:2008 certificate from Karel De Villiers, General Manager: Engineering Certification, SABS
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FleetWatch was launched in 1993 initially as a fleet risk management journal, and has since evolved into a trucking magazine covering all aspects of the trucking industry with the primary focus on the “issues” facing modern day truckers. The magazine operates under a banner of independent and objective journalism while striving to elevate the trucking industry onto a platform of high priority within the context of the South African economy. We regard ourselves as partners in the industry rather than just mere reporters on the business of trucking. Our prime readership target is aimed at management operating in all areas of transport - ‘professional haulage’ for reward as well as ancillary operators who run transport as part of their overall operations. Many companies have followed the modern trend of outsourcing their transport and the suppliers of such services are also addressed as our target audience. We also get to product suppliers and service providers. The latest Audit Bureau of Circulation figures (January - June 2009) certifies our current distribution at 5 050 copies per month. FleetWatch was voted by the Specialist Press Association as South Africa’s Best Transport magazine six years in a row - 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 & 1999. The magazine has won 60 awards for publishing and journalistic excellence since its launch in 1993 - the most ever won by any magazine in the history of MPASA. (Magazine Publishers Association of South Africa). To get in touch with us, please make use of the FEEDBACK form posted on our site or call us on +27 11 794 2490 – we’d love to hear from you! In the meantime, we leave you with the highest Irish wish: “May the wind be always at your back”. Keep on Trucking, Patrick O’Leary Publisher and Managing Editor
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Only in South Africa where advertising that you have power and a generator is bigger than advertising your product.
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Dawn Logistics now RTMS accredited

It's a proud evening for Dawn Logistics having received their Road Transport Management System (RTMS) accreditation for each of its 13 depots around the country as well as the company as a national entity. The certificates were presented to the depot managers by members of the RTMS National Steering Committee at a function held in Germiston. FleetWatch congratulates Dawn Logistics on this magnificent achievement. It means a lot more safe vehicles, safe drivers and legal loads on our roads. It's the right way to go.
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'Nation in Shock over Minister Chibane's death. I'm not....

FleetWatch extends its sincerest condolences to the families of Minister Collins Chabane and his two security guards Lesiba Sekele and Lawrence Lentsoane who died in a horror crash on the N1 in the early hours of Sunday. I have just bought Beeld, The Citizen, Pretoria News, Daily Sun and The Star. All these newspapers carry the story on their front pages. The one headline states 'A Nation in Shock'. Why? An average of 43 people die on our roads everyday and it was only a matter of time before a High Profile Cabinet Minister became one of these 43. It wasn't 'if' but 'when'. And now it's happened. Does it shock me? No. I grieve for the families and loved ones left behind but the accident itself doesn't shock me at all. Nor does the death associated with it. I say this because this crash had all the ingredients for disaster. The car carrying the Minister traveling at high speed with some experts saying up to 200kms; the truck doing an illegal U-turn; the truck driver breathalysed and suspected to be under the influence of alcohol - and with previous convictions; the truck itself having an expired license. So what does one expect when you combine all these? A nice safe trip home? No. The ingredients here made up a lethal cocktail that could only lead to death - as it did. Everything was illegal here. I mourn for the people who died and for their families left behind but does it shock me. Absolutely not. We hear and see it every day. The question is? What is the government and every road user going to do about it all. Some may feel I am being insensitive commenting like this before the families have buried their loved ones who died in this crash. No. I am not being insensitive. It's just that another 130 people will have died on our roads by the time these three men are buried in say four days time. We don't have time. Let Mr Chibane's death be a catalyst for change rather than occupy the front pages for a week or two and then be forgotten while the carnage goes on. Mr Chibane. Thank you for your contribution to South Africa over the years. May you Rest In Peace.
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Jan Smuts Avenue in Randburg has been partially closed to traffic due to a threat of taxi violence.
Poor witness testimony and medical evidence that contradicted testimony should not be used to convict the man accused of beating a former Royal Marine to death, the Durban Regional Court has heard.
A mop up operation in under way at the Port of Durban, following a fire at a cooking oil manufacturer.
A senior SA Police Service official is expected to meet the NPA to discuss a summons for deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba.
The death of musician and actor Senyaka Kekana is a loss for the entertainment industry, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says.
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