The 2013 South African release of the new MAN TGS EfficientLine range demonstrates immediate commitment to the environment by bringing both cost and environmental benefits to the SA road freight industry.
The logistics company Imperial Cargo recently added six new high-performance Argosy Freightliners to its fleet.
Road-freight vehicles emit greater carbon emissions per tonne per kilometre than rail or water-borne freight systems. However, the share of rail transport in freight movements has been declining, as road transport offers the advantages of accessibility, quick transit times and door-to-door delivery. However, this does not augur well from the environment and sustainability viewpoint.
The Scott Byers Network’s comparative customer satisfaction survey of truck fleet owners in South Africa has been conducted since 1986, and has told amazing tales of improved levels of customer satisfaction.
Internationally there is a shift towards sustainable transport infrastructure – not just green building practices. Locally there is a similar need to embrace the green road revolution, according to leading industry consultants.
New Signalling Project system will increase operational capacity, provide a higher level of flexibility and reduce train delays.
Companies have increasingly begun to realise the link between water scarcity and the effects that it may have on their supply chains in terms of profits, longevity and brand value.
Well-planned and executed logistics improve competitiveness on a macro-economic level, while helping to mitigate the environmental impact of supply chain practices. 25 Degrees in Africa looks at the current status quo.
Europe’s largest selling engine coolant from BASF, Glysantin, will be exhibited at this year’s Automechanika Expo in Frankfurt during September. Glysantin offers coolant and antifreeze, and engine protection from corrosion and overheating.
The production of passenger vehicles (cars and light trucks) rose from 74,4-million in 2010 to 76,8-million in 2011. The year 2012 may bring an all-time high of 80-million or more vehicles, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute.