Johannesburg, 12 August 2014: The Future Group in association with Ctrack has announced the list of finalists for the TruckX Conference & Awards, including Truck of the Year and thirteen other categories. The judging panel (volunteers from the trucking and logistics industry) has spoken and its voice is loud and clear.
“We look forward to the category winners being announced in just a week’s time” said Hein Jordt, Managing Director: Ctrack Fleet Management.
The TruckX Conference & Awards will be hosted by Joey Rasdien and chaired by Jeremy Maggs. The conference boasts a stellar line-up of speakers who are well respected in the trucking and logistics sector. They will be sharing insight on staying on top of increasing expenses and how the logistics sector is embracing technology.
Independent research house, TNS, conducted the survey and has unveiled the finalists in each category. All the winners will be announced at the awards presentation and conference event at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton on August 19th from 09h30 until 15h30. Tickets are selling out fast. Book your seat for R795 ex VAT each (Ctrack clients qualify for a 15% discount) by clicking here.
Finalists: Best Tyre Brand – Where rubber meets the road: Recognising South Africa’s most popular commercial vehicle tyre brand
Finalists: Best Fuel/Lubricant Brand – Smoother sailing, fewer fill-ups: Recognising South Africa’s leading manufacturer/importer of fuels and lubricants for the commercial vehicle sector
Finalists: Best Insurer – In times of peril: Recognising South Africa’s best supplier of insurance solutions to the commercial vehicle and fleet sector
|Auto & General||Budget||Clientele||Momentum||Regent Commercial|
Finalists: Best Courier Company – Hand to hand or counter to counter: Recognising South Africa’s best transporter of parcels and packages
Finalists: Best Third Party Logistics Provider – The transport specialists: Recognising logistics service providers that supply class-leading transport solutions for some of SA’s biggest brands
Finalists: Best In-house Logistics Provider – A holistic approach: Recognising South Africa’s most efficient on-site provider of transport and logistics solutions for some of SA’s biggest companies
Finalists: Best Truck Stop – A home away from home: Recognising South Africa’s most efficient and popular truck stop
|Engen||Highway Junction, Harrismith||Shell Ultra City|
Finalists: Best Trailer / Semi-Trailer / Body-builder Manufacturer – Solutions for evolving cargo: Recognising South Africa’s best trailer, semi-trailer or body-builder manufacturer / importer – Leading the way in cost and durability
|Afrit||Henred Fruehaurf||Ice Cold Bodies||Paramount||Serco|
Finalists: Best After Sales Service – Support when you need it most: Recognising South Africa’s best OEM / Importer in terms of parts supply, turn-around time and communication
Finalists: Best Fleet Car Manufacturer – Transport for the masses: Recognising South Africa’s most popular pool vehicle across rental and private fleet sectors
Finalists: Best Light Commercial Vehicle Manufacturer – Point to Point: Recognising powerful yet compact workhorses for the urban jungle
Finalists: Best Medium Commercial Vehicle Manufacturer – In and around town: Recognising the distributor’s choice for getting fast moving consumer goods, and more, from city to city
|Hino||Isuzu||Mercedes Benz||Toyota||UD Trucks|
Finalists: Best Extra-Heavy/Heavy Vehicle Manufacturer – Coast to Coast: Recognising South Africa’s most popular long-haul champion in the Extra-Heavy / Heavy sector
|Freightliner||MAN||Mercedes Benz||Scania||UD Trucks||Volvo|
Finalists: Truck of the Year – The King of the Road – Recognising South Africa’s most popular truck, across all GVM classes, which is delivering the best bottom line for operators
|Isuzu||MAN||Mercedes Benz||Scania||UD Trucks||Volvo|
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