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Nov

Statement by FESARTA on border tragedy

2014-11-27 17:23
Statement by FESARTA on border tragedy

The following statement has just been received by Barney Curtis, (pictured below), Executive Director of The Federation of East and Southern Africa Road Transport Associations, on the tragedy that took place on November 24th at the Kasumbalesa border post between

Nov

Fuel price is only up by 10% for 2014

2014-11-14 11:43

In a review of fuel prices over the past few months, Eqstra Fleet Management has established that the 2014 fuel price has bucked the historical trend and that the increase during the current financial year will only be in the

Nov

Bandag celebrates 10 years of LEKKER

2014-11-14 11:37
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Bandag’s 2014 recently hosted their National Franchise conference in Hermanus. The best of the best Bandag franchisees were acknowledged and rewarded for excellence in variety of spheres. This year’s event celebrate 10 Years of locals at the wheel.  This was

Nov

UPS continues tradition of community service

2014-11-14 11:17
Celebrating giving. During the month of October, UPS’s nearly 400 000 employees worldwide - with 286 of these being based in South Africa - donated 315 000 volunteer hours to community service efforts through the company’s annual Global Volunteer Month. YeBo GoGo.

FleetWatch once again highlights the warm heart of the trucking industry and in this case we point to UPS which, since its founding in 1907, has established a strong legacy of supporting the communities it serves around the world. During

Oct

Farewell to a UD Trucks legend

2014-10-31 15:26
UD Trucks acting managing director, Rory Schulz (right), along with Aubrey Rambau, general manager of manufacturing, presents the last UD40 to Arrie van Deventer of the Legends Rhino Orphanage.

UD Trucks Southern Africa’s head office and GTO assembly plant in Rosslyn recently bid a bittersweet farewell to the company’s legendary MCV range. The last of the U41 range, a UD 40, left the assembly line after more than 13 000 units

Oct

Crash analysis – stripping down chaos

2014-10-31 15:26
Fearless in seeking the truth through hard facts, Craig Proctor, CEO of Accident Specialist, leads the way in tackling the chaos that flows from complex accident scenes.

“Take charge of crash information to prevent serious fall-out losses.” That’s the clear message that Dave Scott, FleetWatch technical correspondent, brings to transporters after attending an annual two-day intervention for law-makers, local authorities, law enforcement and companies interested in fleet