Prepare your vehicles for the winter weather.
Service providers in the logistics network should be protected from liabilities.
There are various regional examples of how spending on infrastructure – such as roads and rail – can boost a country’s competitive advantage.
The continuing chaos at several of the most important borders in the South African Development Community (SADC) region is significantly raising the cost of transport and reducing the potential for trade and industrial growth.
As a Johannesburg native, I don’t see the appeal in venturing too far away from home during holiday times
I’d speculate that at no time since 1910 has the post of minister of transport been filled by anyone seriously committed to making transport work for the benefit of the whole community
When transport is not a company’s core business, there are many benefits to be gained by professionally managing and controlling a small fleet of company-owned trucks
In conflict with a Western Cape High Court decision, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court has held that the issue of a summons protects a claimant against a change of ownership of the ship. This provides some relief to creditors who rely on proceedings such as these to arrest ships that call in South African ports.
Investigating a decline in infrastructure spend (part one)
Fesarta has big plans in place for 2018 and beyond
I recently had a one-on-one with Thierry Pimi, MD of Cummins Southern Africa – a man who is passionate about growing his company, boosting the continent and empowering its youth
Cape Town’s water crisis and the cost of oil have more in common than you’d expect…
The operating costs of heavy-duty commercial vehicles can be divided into fixed and variable costs, which must be monitored and controlled in order to lower total overall operating costs.
In its October 2017 judgment, the United Kingdom (UK) Supreme Court held that operating costs incurred while negotiating a ransom with pirates fell within extra expenses allowed in general average (GA), and extended ship owners’ GA claims and the liability of cargo owners and insurers for GA contributions.
We all want the rand to be stronger, but there is a downside.
Transport policies tend to change in 30 to 40-year cycles, and that time is on the horizon for southern Africa.
How can technology be leveraged to ease traffic congestion?
While Rail transport is not a strict focus of this magazine, it doesn’t mean I can’t appreciate a decent system when I see one…
Peter Drucker said: “The best way to predict the future is to create it…”
Shipping agents often incorrectly believe that they are protected by “being agents” acting for an undisclosed principal…
December certainly proved eventful across much of the economic spectrum.
The beginning of each year is a good time for operators to audit their commercial-vehicle fleet and replace aging and troublesome vehicles.
Transport is fast becoming more of a burden to the economy than an enabler
Trading in southern Africa offers many challenges for transport companies, especially in politically unstable countries like Zimbabwe. Since the removal of former President Robert Mugabe, some hope that transporting goods to and from Zimbabwe could become less expensive. FOCUS takes a look.