Arial Rescue Mission

2011-07-01 19:44

Three cheers to the Value Group, and particularly CEO Steven Gottschalk, who authorised an aerial rescue mission to help his company drivers , as well as drivers from client companies, who were stranded in the recent snow storm that hit


A big thanks to all who contributed!

2011-07-01 19:02

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your fundraising initiative towards the Trucking Wellness programme. Your generosity as well as all the generosity of all the other contributors will directly benefit the employees of the Road


Ambulance Rescue

2011-07-01 18:56

An ambulance with a critically ill patient on board is stuck in the snow…Phillip Hull and Barry Niemand to the rescue! 1 – An ambulance with a critically ill patient on board is stuck in the snow; 2 – Philip


Thanks to Phil and Barry , from all of us

2011-07-01 18:56

The pictures you see on these pages were taken by Philip Hull of Community Medical Services who, with his colleague Barry Niemand, worked in freezing, wet and miserable conditions throughout the night on July 25th and throughout the following two


Imperial launches road safety campaign

2011-07-01 15:14
Imperial executive directors signing the pledge, from left: Marius Swanepoel, Manny de Canha, Osman Arbee and Tak Hiemstra. Good stuff guys!

The campaign will now be implemented throughout the company which, through its various divisions, is one of South Africa’s biggest road users. Hubert Brody, CEO of Imperial, was the first to make the commitment, saying: “Road safety is a major


Hino with AMT… already proving itself!

2011-07-01 14:50
Dave Muller, technical manager for Unitrans Freight and Logistics, seen with Msawenkosi Hlophe, one of the drivers employed on the Toyota SA contract.

In our May 2011 edition, we told of the upgraded Hino 700 range stating that with the improvements made to the 13-model range , especially with the ZF-AS Tronic electronically-controlled, 16-speed automated manual transmission (AMT) now fitted to some models


TFM returns to its roots

2011-07-01 14:50
One of the many sectors into which TFM supplies its products is the construction market.

One of the South African trucking industry’s most recognisable names, the TFM Group, has consolidated the various business entities of the original group, as well as a few other strategic businesses, into one controlling entity. TFM was established in 1966


R10 000 to Trucking Wellness

2011-06-01 19:02
Editor of FleetWatch, Patrick O’Leary (right) hands over a cheque for R10 000 on behalf of FleetWatch and all the participating companies (see above) to Themba Mthombeni, operations director of Trucking Wellness and Louis Hollander, HR director of Imperial Logistics and committee member of Trucking Wellness.

To all those good companies which linked hands with FleetWatch for our November 2010 HIV/AIDS front cover wrap around, we are thrilled to announce that last month we at last got the opportunity to hand over R10 000 to Trucking


Filtering out the dust

2011-06-01 14:50
The dirt stops here. This installation of a UD Filter was done on a EURO 4 Scania operated by Gay Transport which reports excellent results.

The popular misconception that diesel fuel in South Africa is of a poor quality is not true. So says Richard Mendes, filter specialist at UD Filtration. “What is true,’ he says, “is that copious quantities of dust (airborne contamination) enters


New walking floor is worth a look

2011-04-01 19:02
The Keith walking floor V-floor is constructed of Hi-Wear steel and specially designed to handle maximum duty loads in the widest range of products. Here it is seen unloading aluminium bullets.

Leading ‘˜walking floor’ supplier, Jost Transport Equipment (JTE), reports that the Keith Walking floors have made a significant impact on its ‘˜walking floor’ business. JTE were awarded the Keith agency in 2010. “The Keith technology represents a major advance on