Reduced load and dimensions introduced in China in Sept 2016

German suspension supplier SAF reports receiving a “milestone” order from the Chinese trailer builders as equipment demand and more stringent safety regulations drive the Chinese trailer market. Leading Chinese trailer manufacturers will now equip  semi-trailers with axle and suspension systems using special low loader axle systems equipped with  air suspension system. […]

PSO Inducts safe transport vehicle

PSO inducts safe transport vehicle KARACHI: Pakistan State Oil (PSO) on Friday inducted a latest tank lorry in its fleet for safe transportation of petroleum products across the nation. PSO Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Sheikh Imranul Haque inaugurated the modern tank lorry which complies fully with the standards […]

Tanker and trucking demand growing sharply

Interview with Rana Asim Shakoor, CEO, Shakoor & Company Ltd: Rana Asim Shakoor is a second-generation logistics businessman. In his current hat, he is the CEO of the firm that his father founded in 1965. Recently, Asim co-founded Fleet Operators Association of Pakistan (FOAP), the first registered association representing fleet […]

FOAP Meeting with IRU Delegation from Geneva and ICC

Chairman FOAP, Murtaza Ahmed Ali, immediate past Chairman Moin Malik along with FOAP member Khayam Husain met with the delegation of International Road Union and International Chamber of Commerce-Pakistan National Committee Chairman on Thu 12-10-17. The meeting was held to discuss the implementation of TIR Convention and to understand how […]

Trucking policy: Need for speed

Let’s start with the good news. The trucking sector is in for a huge boost; its demand to be driven by the massive infrastructural development the country will see in the next five and so years due to CPEC. Greater income levels and expanding middle class with propel housing and […]