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Putco and Netstar data partnership helps keep roads safe

Netstar, a subsidiary of JSE-listed technology company Altron, is using data in a real-life manner to improve road safety at the Putco driver training academy. Putco management took a decision to involve Netstar to help implement a...

Serco to Box Clever to Achieve Growth in 2020

Leading South African truck and trailer building company Serco aims to achieve moderate growth in 2020 after increasing its market share during the past year. This is according to CEO Clinton Holcroft who says Serco will...

Ford Ranger Wins Coveted International Pick-up Award

The Ford Ranger has won the 2020 International Pick-up Award (IPUA) at a special gala ceremony held in Lyon, France. The win for the Ranger was the second for Ford with the Blue Oval also clinching the title for...

Serco keeping it fresh with insulated panel van

Frut – a Cape Town-based company dealing in fruit products, juices, dry ingredients and frozen products – has had the interior of a panel van which they use for deliveries fully insulated by Serco. Nic van Nes...

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...

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...

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