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Cummins Southern Africa to launch new training school

Cummins Southern Africa to launch new training school

Cummins Southern Africa had big news to share at a media event earlier this week. The company boasted about a positive outlook in the southern African region for 2018, and shared some details on an exciting new project to be launched later in the year.

 
Engen fuels maths and science

Engen fuels maths and science

Two shining stars from the Engen Maths and Science Schools (EMSS) class of 2017 are on course to reach their dreams. Makyle Naidoo and Nokwenama Gumede (both 17 and from KwaZulu-Natal) proved the success of the Engen initiative, which aims to help address the key national skills shortages in engineering and other technical fields.

 
Imperial Logistics moves giants

Imperial Logistics moves giants

The news in Gauteng earlier this week was abuzz with the specialist road transport of a Boeing 737 from Jet Park to Fourways – but that’s not the only big thing to have been moved recently.

 
Frosty positivity as 2018 marches on

Frosty positivity as 2018 marches on

With the political about-turn of recent months taking hold of the country, renewed confidence in business is beginning to show. This is certainly true for trailer and bodies manufacturer Serco, which has seen an encouraging uptick in orders this year so far.

   
Long-live Isuzu

Long-live Isuzu

After months of speculation surrounding its future, following the withdrawal of General Motors from the South African market, Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSAf) has officially been launched.

 
Minibus-taxi industry goes high-tech

Minibus-taxi industry goes high-tech

The South African minibus-taxi industry is heading into a new era with the launch this week of the AftaRobot transport-management technology platform.

 
Consolidated international logistics profits customers during challenging economic cycle

Consolidated international logistics profits customers during challenging economic cycle

The supply chain business is not immune to the economic challenges faced by other sectors, but, writes Arend du Preez, MD of Crossroads, South Africans are adaptable…

   
Hyundai launches new HCV contender

Hyundai launches new HCV contender

Hyundai Automotive South Africa today launched its new heavy commercial vehicle (HCV) contender; the Mighty EX8.

 
Going green and off the grid

Going green and off the grid

Halfway Ford, of Kuils River, in the Western Cape, has made major strides in providing its own electricity as well as using minimal amounts of water from the municipal supply.

 
Buses far as the eye can see

Buses as far as the eye can see

A public transporter could not possibly create a more impressive spectacle than showing its fleet of new vehicles, all in a line… In the case of Keolis Nederland – the company that manages all public bus services in the Dutch city of Almere – that was a line of 100 new vehicles stretching for more than 1,5 km!

   
When horses fly…

When horses fly…

Most things are pretty standard in the road-freight industry … long-haul, fast-moving consumer goods and local distribution all come to mind. However, we don’t often give much thought to some of the things our transport counterparts in the skies sometimes have to move – like horses, for instance.

 
Bemused by battery woes?

Bemused by battery woes?

Keeping a fleet of vehicles in a fit and ready state is crucial to the efficiency of a logistics business. However, the number of aftermarket accessories fitted to many vehicles today can put a drain on a vehicle’s battery.

 
Mercedes-Benz shows Sprinter to the world

Mercedes-Benz shows Sprinter to the world

Mercedes-Benz has shown its brand new Sprinter to the world and, of course, FOCUS was there. On Tuesday, February 6, we joined about 240 of the world’s leading commercial vehicle journalists in Duisburg, Germany, for the world premiere of this highly anticipated new van.

   
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