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Containing costs

Africa’s first refrigerated test chamber for the refrigerated transport sector would not only reduce greenhouse gases, but also lower the fuel consumption of refrigerated units, learns Tristan Wiggill. Michael Schuster, […]

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Sweeping changes

Dr Paul Nordengen describes the shortcomings in car carrier trailer design. The challenge with designing and operating trucks and trailers is that the objective is to maximise productivity. While truck […]

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Trailing behind

Tristan Wiggill speaks to Jim Campbell about a topic that is often overlooked in South Africa – trailer servicing. Trailer servicing is a job often disregarded in South Africa. Why […]

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Custom trailer

Custom trailers come to life

The one-design-fits-all trailer is dead and buried. Rather than mass produce, the trend nowadays is to design and build tailor-made trailers for the specific needs of customers. “Although our basic […]

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Serco semi-refrigerated trailer

Cold case

Transport World Africa learns about the technologies used in the refrigerated semi-trailers recently provided by Serco to a leading logistics operator. The bulk of the operator’s 35 vehicles will be […]

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JIMS 2015 announced

The 2015 Johannesburg International Motor Show is taking place from 14-25 October 2015 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec. The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) states […]

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