SA Truckers Accused Of Unfair Business Practice

Botswana Trucks Association (BOTRA) has called on the relevant authorities to intervene and come up with regulations that will prevent South African truckers from penetrating the local market.

In an interview with The Monitor, BOTRA chairperson, Comfort Mokgothu, said that South African truckers usually penetrate the local market and are mostly given preference in tendering, especially by the mines.

“SA trucks come into Botswana to off load and due to lack of regulation, they end up transporting more goods from one point to another within the country penetrating our local market,” said Mokgothu.

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