Freight into Africa
Trade and infrastructure World-class ports and harbours drive southern African exports and trade
The importance of the role played by ports and harbours in the socio-economic life of the nation cannot be overstated. In the words of researchers G.S.Dwarakish and Akhil Muhammad
11 Jul 2019
Crime SA’s hijacking frontline
It is very difficult to pinpoint a specific area where the most hijackings and thefts occur. Hijackings occur, usually in isolated and well thought out areas. Our criminals are not dumb; they do this for a livi
11 Dec 2015
Taking the lead Kobus van Zyl, CEO of Daimler Trucks SA interview with editor Gregory Simpson
Kobus van Zyl, CEO of Daimler Trucks SA interview with Road Ahead editor Gregory Simpson in November 2015. Topics: Outlook 2016, local manufacturing, security, road maintenance, technology, workforce management
04 Nov 2015
Video Critical Mass Conference primer
Critical Mass Conference will include an exhibition showcasing the companies that matter in the industry, and is set to be a regular date on the trucking and logistics calendar.
26 Oct 2015
Foreword South Africa’s time to rise
If the whole world was a man our cities would be its organs, and our trade lanes its veins – the channel by which goods like nutrients are transported. By putting your finger on the pulse of trade you are actua
26 Aug 2015
TRUCK AWARDS FUSO Canter LIFT awarded Light Truck of the Year 2015
The light-duty FUSO Canter LIFT has once again received an award from VansA2Z, a leading British online portal of experts in the light-duty commercial vehicle sector, after being voted "Light Truck of the Year
10 Jun 2015
INVESTMENT State of Emerging Markets: All About Those [Central] Banks
This year, you might title the theme song of the global markets: “All About Those [Central] Banks,” as monetary policy divergences have kept investors on alert and has heightened market volatility.
08 Jun 2015 - M. M.
EASTER SAFETY TRAC brings peace of mind over Easter
With Easter mere days away, Trans African Concessions (TRAC) is preparing to accommodate the escalation of traffic typically experienced on the N4 during the coming weekend.
30 Mar 2015
LEADERSHIP Challenging new role for Toyota South Africa's President and CEO
Following structural changes within the global Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) Management team, Toyota South Africa's President and CEO Dr Johan van Zyl's portfolio has been expanded to now also include Europe.
05 Mar 2015
LOGISTICS Imperial delivers impressive interim results
Revenue growth of 22% over the last six months from R10.9 to R13.3 billion along with a 23% increase in operating profit, bear testament to Imperial Logistics’ ability to maintain momentum in the face of testin
25 Feb 2015
TRUCK SALES HINO looking to pick-up sales in 2015
Hino South Africa is taking a rather conservative view of the overall truck and bus market in 2015 and is forecasting about 2% growth on the 2014 figure of 31 544 units.
03 Feb 2015
LOCAL NEWS New managing director for UD Trucks
The Volvo Group Southern Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of Rory Schulz as the managing director of UD Trucks Southern Africa. This permanent appointment became effective on 1 January 2015.
13 Jan 2015

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