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Unitrans wins Transport & Logistics Award

2016-11-30 16:33
Jo-Anne De Jager, Solutions Manager at Unitrans, receives the NBA Award from one of the judges, Themi Stergianos. Part of the citation read: “Unitrans has shown an outstanding achievement in bettering its people, the planet and its profits through excellence.”

Congratulations to supply chain and logistics company Unitrans on being awarded the Transport & Logistics Award at the 14th Annual National Business Awards held at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. Ray Singh, Chief Business Development Officer at Unitrans, says the award


Goodyear introduces new rigid dump truck tyres

2016-11-30 16:13
The new Goodyear RM-4B+ Off The Road tyre for rigid dump trucks is now

available in South Africa. The innovative CycleMax tread rubber compound ensures

cool running and is enhanced by tread lug blading for additional heat resistance.

Goodyear is introducing the RM-4B+ Off The Road (OTR) tyre range for rigid dump trucks in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. After successful performance in the United States, the new OTR range which includes several new sizes


Fuel price may drop says AA

2016-11-17 09:28
Fuel price may drop
According to the AA, the end of the month diesel price may drop by 38 cents a litre while petrol could see a 45 cents a litre drop.

Fuel price relief could be on the horizon for South Africans after international petroleum prices came off their late-October highs. This is the view of the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by


Volkswagen invests R2 million in 11 deserving charities

2016-11-17 08:56
Thomas Schaefer, Chairman & Managing Director: Volkswagen Group South Africa with representatives of the 11 local charities that received the R2 million donation.

Volkswagen donated R2 million to 11 deserving charities and non-profit organisations. The charities include The Ray Mhlaba Skills Training Centre, Oosterland Child and Youth Care Centre, Missionvale Care Centre, Yokhuselo Haven, Thand’usana (Love a Baby): Babies Safe Home, St. Francis


Trucking Heroes in the midst of the floods!

2016-11-10 11:26
This photo was captured by a bystander of a brave trucker rescuing a woman from her car.

Torrential rains caused absolute mayhem and panic on Wednesday, the 9th November 2016 resulting in flash floods in parts of Johannesburg. One of the major impacts was the highways which resulted in cars swept off the roads, cars submerged under