Truck Operating Costs

Oct

Truck Operating Benchmarks – Oct 2011

2011-10-01 13:39

Welcome to the FleetWatch Truck Operating Benchmarks 2011. The schedule covers a variety of typical primary and secondary distribution trucking operations. The objective is to provide operators and shippers (consignors) with a reliable independent guide to trucking costs incurred in

Oct

Comment by Max Braun – Oct 2011

2011-10-01 13:39
Max Braun

As the year draws to a close transport costs continue to creep up. Diesel now at its highest cost per litre accounts for around 45% for long haul big rigs. The ongoing rise in tyre costs throughout the year as

Aug

Truck Operating Benchmarks – Aug 2011

2011-08-01 13:39

Welcome to the FleetWatch Truck Operating Benchmarks 2011. The schedule covers a variety of typical primary and secondary distribution trucking operations. The objective is to provide operators and shippers (consignors) with a reliable independent guide to trucking costs incurred in

Aug

Comment by Max Braun – Aug 2011

2011-08-01 13:39
Max Braun

The August 2011 diesel price hike of 15 cpl keeps the annual fuel cost for extra-heavy rigs covering more than 180 000 kmpa at R1-million or more. Tyre prices went up 8% on average at the beginning of July. Expect

May

Truck Operating Benchmarks – May 2011

2011-05-01 13:39

Welcome to the FleetWatch Truck Operating Benchmarks 2011. The schedule covers a variety of typical primary and secondary distribution trucking operations. The objective is to provide operators and shippers (consignors) with a reliable independent guide to trucking costs incurred in

May

Comment by Max Braun – May 2011

2011-05-01 13:39
Max Braun

The diesel price is now touching R10 a litre representing 45% of operating costs for long distance haulage. Vehicles and allied equipment prices are edging up. However, strong competition helps to keep the lid on final prices. Access to funding

Feb

Comment by Max Braun – Feb 2011

2011-02-01 13:30
Max Braun

As we welcomed the second decade of the 21st century, a generally more optimistic mood was cautiously articulated by vehicle manufacturers and importers (OEMs), trailer and body builders. Modest capital cost increases of around 2% to 3% was on the