Firestone launches Maxi Traction Harvest tyre

Firestone launches Maxi Traction Harvest tyre

Firestone launches Maxi Traction Harvest tyre Firestone is proud to announce the launch of its new, high-performance Maxi Traction Harvest tyre. The new tyre is the fruit of extensive R&D by Firestone’s parent company, Bridgestone, in response to customer needs, says Willie Stander, Agriculture Manager at Bridgestone Southern Africa.

INDUSTRY FIRST AS BRIDGESTONE SOUTH AFRICA ACHIEVES LEVEL 1 B-BBEE CONTRIBUTOR STATUS

INDUSTRY FIRST AS BRIDGESTONE SOUTH AFRICA ACHIEVES LEVEL 1 B-BBEE CONTRIBUTOR STATUS

Bridgestone Southern Africa (BSAF) has been certified a Level 1 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) contributor, the highest level possible. Reacting to the news of this certification, Bridgestone Southern Africa CEO Jacques Fourie says, “making the journey from Level 7 to Level 1 in only three years is a huge achievement, and it tells a story about what makes Bridgestone Southern Africa tick.

Serco new curtain side with lightweight bonded ply floor

Serco new curtain side with lightweight bonded ply floor

Serco’s decision to expand their offering into curtain-side and van bodies on rigid vehicles recently is paying dividends with a recent order from Universal Plywood (UP) for new tautliner truck bodies fitted with digitally printed curtains.

Ctrack Transport and Freight index feels effects of the festive season

Ctrack Transport and Freight index feels effects of the festive season

Following November all-time highs, the overall Ctrack Transport and Freight Index returned declines over the festive season.
The Ctrack Transport and Freight Index reached record highs in November despite global supply chain pressures also being at a record high according to the Global Supply Chain Pressure Index, which was developed by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Ctrack Freight Transport Index shows overall improvements.

Ctrack Freight Transport Index shows overall improvements.

The Ctrack Freight Transport Index (CFTI) improved by 6,1% year on year. What is interesting is that Air Freight and Road Freight have been the major contributors to this growth. Pipelines showed the biggest improvements, but this remains a minor contributor to the overall index.

TiAuto expands and improves Wheel Collision’s offering nationwide

TiAuto expands and improves Wheel Collision’s offering nationwide

Wheel Collision continues to enhance its brand and grow its footprint by offering its services at Tiger Wheel & Tyre and TYRES & MORE® stores.
Wheel Collision, after being acquired by TiAuto in December last year, now enjoys a raised profile that comes with being part of the larger automotive services group. The company also launched its new website this month as well as refined its corporate profile.

The Ctrack Freight Transport Index and an international view

The Ctrack Freight Transport Index and an international view

Supply chain disruptions cause massive swings and backlogs in international trade.
Unbeknown to most is the fact that the world’s busiest shipping trade route is no longer across the Atlantic but rather between China and the West Coast of the USA, and the same trend is emerging in terms of Air Freight.