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Tech can help curb commercial vehicle industry challenges

With the latest spate of freight looting and fleet attacks bringing the South African commercial vehicle industry under the spotlight, fleet owners are increasingly needing efficient solutions to address new and existing safety challenges. Government and...

Global supply chain thought leader John Gattorna at SAPICS 2020

Based in Sydney, Australia, Gattorna has helped to shape the thinking, understanding and practice of logistics and supply chain management globally for more than 40 years. His belief that the supply chain is “all about the people” has influenced many of...

MiX Telematics introduces latest upgrade to its in-cab solution

MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and asset management solutions, has announced an upgrade to its MiX Vision solution. MiX Vision integrates seamlessly with existing flagship products...

Isuzu plant tours grow in popularity

From rugby players to ministers, from Karoo primary school learners to sub-Sahara African (SSA) vehicle buyers - everyone is interested in exactly how an Isuzu bakkie and truck is built. Isuzu Motors South Africa is one of three...

Volvo Trucks helps customers improve cashflow

Volvo Trucks is now introducing the Volvo Flexi-Gold Contract – a new usage-based service contract where monthly fees are aligned with actual mileage. This means hauliers have greater flexibility to adapt their operations to market conditions and...

Castrol in it for the long haul

Fierce competition in the trucking industry coupled with commercial vehicle operators having to face a multitude of challenges, including rising fuel prices, congested roads and escalating operating costs, mean transport and logistics businesses need to operate at ultimate efficiency. Castrol is...

Business-implementation teams a competitive advantage for local logistics firms

South Africa’s logistics industry is weathering a storm, with local firms turning to innovation in all its forms to create sustainability. Bidvest Panalpina Logistics (BPL) is one example, facing down market volatility, a skills shortage and a crumbling road infrastructure by...

Avoid investing in the wrong container

Purchasing containers to be used as homes, offices or even schools after some refurbishment, amongst other uses, have become one of the modern trends that many vie for as the desirable, cost-effective option above other more traditional routes. But even...

BBSTelematics is now a SureCam reseller

BBSTelematics, a South African provider of the world leading telematics solution Geotab, has become a reseller for SureCam. SureCam is a specialist provider of connected cameras for fleets. The partnership means that BBSTelematics can introduce SureCam technology...

Touching lives through golf

Netstar, a subsidiary of Altron, raised R129,000 for leading deaf skills development organisation, eDeaf, during the annual Netstar Charity Golf Day held at Serengeti Estates (Kempton Park, Johannesburg) on the 3 September. A second-time recipient of the...