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Speed in a Suit has a winner

TruckX 2018 saw the staging of the annual SA Express Parcel Association (SAEPA) Speed in a Suit competition sponsored by CarTrack and Fiat. The winner of this year’s challenge was Steven Saffy with Mark Scott and Eddie Vosloo coming...

Eqstra launches tyre mobility solution to assist customers

Eqstra Fleet Management and Logistics (Eqstra) has invested R4.3 million in a tyre mobility solution for its customers, while at the same time creating significant business opportunities for black owned and black women owned SMME’s. “With tyre spend of more...

New head of Volvo group SA announced

Volvo Group Southern Africa has announced the appointment of Marcus Hörberg as the company’s new vice president to lead the company’s local operations, with effect 1 July 2018. Hörberg was the vice president of Volvo Peru and Region North for...

Plant and machinery: Don’t let the unexpected derail your business

Small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) are the backbone of the South African economy. With an increased focus from government in driving support for emerging SMMEs, including the design of the infrastructure project rollout to favour up-and-coming contractors, there...

SA motorists switching to public transport after petrol price hike should know the facts...

With a litre of petrol now costing South Africans twice as much as a 2-litre bottle of Coca-Cola, and petrol prices predicted to continue increasing, more and more South African motorists are likely to consider switching to public transport....

Third-party access will unlock Africa’s Rail Industry

Giving third-party operators access to Africa’s rail infrastructure could revitalise the continent’s rail industry, and drive a broad raft of economic benefits, says the chief executive officer of one of Africa’s largest private locomotive and rail operators. James Holley, chief...

Altech Netstar wins eThekwini Municipality vehicle tracking contract

JSE-listed Altron subsidiary, Netstar, has been awarded a three-year contract by the eThekwini Municipality for the supply, integration and maintenance of a vehicle tracking technology solution for 7 000 vehicles. The multi-million-Rand deal, which will involve technology being deployed across...

Raising Quality Benchmarks

The year has started off with all cylinders firing for the company. “Business sentiment has started to turn and hopefully this will translate into a new era of growth for the South African economy,” said Clinton Holcroft, MD of...

Win big at TruckX 2018

Don’t miss out on these great prizes at TruckX and FleetX, to be held at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on July 11 and 12 Be Conspicuous Orafol Safety Systems will be running a competition - with lucky draws taking place on both...

Transgroup Logistics says FAW is a perfect fit

Transgroup Logistics, a Black Economic Empowerment company with offices in Durban, Northern Natal and Gauteng, recently took delivery of four FAW 16.240FT truck tractors and one FAW 15.180FL. The company, with a mixed fleet, has also been approved for the...