Newsletter November 2022

Reytjie Laubscher

Let’s talk business…

With only a few months left of 2022, most businesses are focused on reaching the goals and targets set out at the beginning of the year.

Similarly, the UD Trucks Lichtenburg team, is hard at work to ensure that our customers can reach these goals.

As always, we prioritise customer loyalty and best service practices. Our customers are our main priority and with that in mind, we focus on a diverse set of services to keep their businesses on the move.

Key to this is providing specialist care and giving you full peace of mind when servicing with UD Trucks Lichtenburg. Expect a professional service and highquality parts to maximise the efficiency and lifetime of your vehicles

We also focus on a customised service. We aim to treat each customer and their business as a unique entity – as it should be. Each customers’ business is unique and have specific transport requirements. We are therefore focussed on bringing you the best transport solution, tailormade for your business and unique operating conditions.

October is also Transport Month in South Africa, highlighting the vital role that trucking and transport play to keep the economy going and growing. We salute all our fleet customers and wish you continued success.

The UD Trucks Lichtenburg team would like to welcome our new General Manager, Jaco Rass that joined us in October of this year. We are very excited to have Jaco on board, as he is bringing more than 25 years of knowledge and expertise with him ranging from general management to finance, marketing and sales. Jaco’s broad knowledge is a valuable asset to the business and our customers, especially since he specialised in cross boarder transport the past six years areas such as Zimbabwe, Mozambique and other Africa countries. Jaco understands the challenges faced by many customers in the industry and will help our customers with a tailored solution fit for their individual business needs.

Please be assured of our unrelenting support, our team is always ready to go the
extra mile.

Take care,

Reytjie Laubscher
MD: UD Trucks Lichtenburg

UD Trucks Lichtenburg offers a range of services
to keep your fleet going:

  • UD Trucks vehicle sales
  • UD Trucks parts sales
  • Trucks services and repairs
  • Rigid Truck Bodies (Tippers, water tankers, cattle trucks etc.)
  • Trailer Sales
  • Maintenance Contracts
  • UD Telematics
  • Trade Back Options
  • UD Trucks vehicle sales
  • UD Trucks parts sales
  • Trucks services and repairs
  • Rigid Truck Bodies (Tippers, water tankers, cattle trucks etc.)
  • Trailer Sales
  • Maintenance Contracts
  • UD Telematics
  • Trade Back Options
  • UD Trucks vehicle sales
  • UD Trucks parts sales
  • Trucks services and repairs
  • Rigid Truck Bodies (Tippers, water tankers, cattle trucks etc.)
  • Trailer Sales
  • Maintenance Contracts
  • UD Telematics
  • Trade Back Options

Nyati Cross Border

The UD Trucks Lichtenburg team is proud to build on the established relationship with Nyati Cross Boarder from 2019. Nyati Cross Boarder recently expanded their fleet with 10 new UD Quon’s. The drivers are very keen on driving the newest edition to their fleet and look forward to a comfortable driving experience.

Nyati Group consists of two divisions. Nyati SA that specialises in ammonium nitrate transport and waste distribution, a very specialised work in South Africa, managed by Jan Potgieter.

Friedel Kirstein’s focus is on Nyati Cross Boarder, managing distribution in the DRC and now also expanding to Zambia.

The new UD Quon units fit perfectly with the vision for their future of going greener with the distribution of copper. UD Trucks Lichtenburg has proved its trust and the ultimate dependability of the brand, it’s people and in supporting their customers.

We are very excited about the future with Nyati Cross Boarder and supporting them in their vision for the future.

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Boosting productivity in high-demand logistics industry

UD Truck’s product range continues to solve many of the challenges faced by fleet owners in the local transport industry. These include aspects like fuel efficiency, productivity, driver safety and comfort, as well as uptime.

Juan Niemand, New Vehicle Sales Representative at UD Trucks Lichtenburg, shares some features that stands out on the Quon and Croner range to help you determine the best solution for your business.

Quon Extra Heavy Truck

When looking at the Quon Euro 5 range, we focus on the following pillars:

  • Smart Drivability
  • Smart fuel efficiency
  • Smart Safety
  • Smart Productivity
  • Smart Uptime

When looking at these pillars it is clear to see that the Quon range is built for the future. It is perfectly suited to petrochemical, distribution, and fast-moving consumer goods applications.

Quon does not stand back for the competition. These models will surprise you with its power and fuel consumption figures, never seen in the previous generation Quon models.

“If you think the legendary UD 460 was a monster, be ready to be blown away by the new Quon range!” explained Juan.

Click here to learn more

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Croner

Our Croner range is known for saving our customers’ time, and ultimately money. When needing a reliable hardworking 4X2 freight carrier, this range is for you.

With manual and fully automatic variants available ranging from 210HP to 280HP, these trucks help our customers to get the job done. The Croner range is best suited for distribution applications, with one chassis suited for a 6-cube tipper application.

“With our Croner range in your fleet, you will always have the Ultimate Dependable (UD) truck for the job,” said Juan.

Click here to learn more

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What is new in 2022?

Drive for better with the new Euro 5 Quester and Croner trucks, with feature enhancements that boost profitability by doing more with less to overcome critical resource constraints.

UD Trucks Southern Africa unveiled a new Euro 5 range for the well-established Quester (heavy duty) and Croner (medium duty) trucks this year. This launch supports UD Trucks’ sustainability initiative of a Better Life purpose – making life better for people and the planet.

The newly launched Euro 5 reduces NOx emissions and reduces the carbon footprint of the vehicle through cleaner emissions. The Euro 5 system is fitted with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology and real-time fuel coaching.

For 86 years, UD Trucks has grown to be a truck brand of choice for customers and this year, the brand celebrates 60 years of operating in South Africa.

We are committed are committed to leveraging smart and sustainable logistics solutions to provide ultimate dependability for our customers, business partners, colleagues and society at large.

Contact one of our sales executives if you require any information on this development, and how it can positively impact your business.

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Croner