Our Captain of Industry this month is Bruce Dickson from MAN Truck & Bus and he shares a little info about what keeps him going, in the ever-frenetic freight and transport industy in which this manufacturer plays such a key role.
Then it's onto a bumper On-road Trucks section where various OEMs input around the vital subject of Driver Training, for example, North Star Alliance and Fleet Forum have announced ‘NSEWA', an initiative to close the gap between health services and road safety through specially designed driver safety training and health-related programmes aimed at the Road Freight Industry.
So too, In South Africa, leading fleets, particularly in the timber, sugar and coal industries, are subscribing to RTMS (Road Transport Management System), an industry-led self-regulation programme designed to ensure road safety, load optimisation and driver/vehicle fitness.
Not to be left behind, the Freight & logistics section covers Fleet Manangement where various tips and information are disseminated.
Then there is the Tyrexpo montage, where over 140 delegates and exhibitors from more than 170 countries attended and displayed their wares, to the more than 2652 attandees.
So, be informed and enjoy the read!
A new global web service - Eye on Earth global mapping and information service is now live - allowing users to create maps and visualise data on environmental issues. The new Eye on Earth global public information service brings together vast amounts of data about the environment in a powerful, visual format.
Since its establishment in the 1990s, subsurface pipeline construction and rehabilitation company Trenchless Technologies cc has witnessed how trenchless technology has become one of the fastest growing sectors within South Africa's construction and civil engineering industry.
Read how the world's largest OEM, Mahindra, is on the rise. Mahindra South Africa, established in 2004, is now seeing the fruits of a comprehensive and successful turnaround strategy that put the company in a position to pay dividends in the last financial year.
Next month: Look out for our Road Freight Association special feature where we have an RFA pullout as well as cover all the regulars that you have become so fond of!
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