The contribution of transport costs to overall logistics costs in 2012 was pinned at 61%, the highest it has been in the past nine years and far higher than the global average. Logistics costs as a percentage of total GDP
Congratulations to Marius Swanepoel, CEO of Imperial Logistics, on being presented with the “Sustainability Leadership Award‘ at the annual Sustainable Business Awards, hosted by Nedbank Capital. The award was bestowed on him in recognition of his success in greening African
Hauling over 92 000 tons of freight and generating more than R10.3-million in revenue while clocking up over 1-million kilometres without giving any major problems is a truck any transport operator would want. That is exactly what a 2008 UD 440
Ctrack Mzansi has announced an improvement in its B-BBEE status from that of a Level 4 contributor in 2012 to that of a Level 1 contributor in 2013. Ctrack Mzansi is a fully black empowered company associated with JSE-listed DigiCore
Defensive driving specialist and long-time tolling opponent, Rob Handfield , Jones, has raised concerns that SANRAL’s tolling of Gauteng’s freeways would increase the number of hazardous materials (hazmat) vehicles passing through residential areas as operators sought to avoid tolled roads.
The South African workforce is currently faced with many challenges, two of the most pressing being the country’s significant skills gap and shortage as well as the volatile situation of the labour market. This is according to Hennie Heymans, managing
With the amount of electronics incorporated into trucks nowadays, the often ‘˜taken-for-granted’ battery is taking on an increasingly important role. It is thus FleetWatch welcomes the news that First National Battery (FNB), a subsidiary of JSE listed Metair Investments Limited,
The multi-billion Rand fleet management industry in South Africa is due for a shake-up that will see it transformed from its stagnation over the past two decades into a dynamic and innovative business addressing the needs of the country ,
Not five months have gone by since Barloworld Logistics merged its Dedicated Transport Services division (DTS) with the Manline group to form Barloworld Transport Solutions (BWTS) and already another company has been added to the stable. What is interesting here
Eastern Cape truckers are no strangers to potholes and will therefore be pleased to hear that a programme by the Department of Roads and Public Works (DRPW) is targeted on making potholes in the province a thing of the past.