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Peak-hour Gautrain pressure on transport systems

Gautrain and bus patronage levels have shown consistent growth since their inception. The average weekday train usage stands at about 55,000 passengers a day...

By Errol Braithwaite 22 Jul 2014 11:30

More time to pay but e-toll resistance remains high

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters announced a further extension of the e-toll payment period for Gauteng motorists.

By Linda Ensor 17 Jul 2014 10:50

Integrated real-time information - an enabler of enhanced public transport service delivery

One of the government's biggest challenges with regards to ensuring public transport service delivery is a lack of integrated, real-time information. This comes as a result of an environment with many different service providers, both publicly and privately owned.

By Santosh Komal 17 Jul 2014 07:06

Minibus taxi industry should be professionally managed

Since the taxi industry in South Africa carry at least 60% of daily public transport passengers, the Department of Transport has announced two pillars necessary in the public transport strategy.

11 Jul 2014 13:51

New Vehicle Pricing Index reveals unexpected decline in used car inflation

The latest TransUnion Vehicle Pricing Index has revealed the ongoing stagnation of used vehicle prices as new car price inflation roars ahead. This is indicative of the current tenuous state of the South African automotive industry.

9 Jul 2014 09:49

Reduced transport costs for NCP after outsourcing

NCP Alcohol has outsourced its supply chain management and road transport requirements to Imperial Logistics. Reduced transport costs and a boost to the business' bottom line are among the benefits being reaped by the fermentation alcohol producer as a result of this partnership, said Imperial Logistics' chief business development officer, Cobus Rossouw.

8 Jul 2014 09:02

Commuters catching Uber cabs

The arrival of Uber cabs in SA's major cities is one of many new services aimed at improving public transport and the growth of some of these services reflects the demand for reliable and affordable transport systems.

By Nick Hedley 4 Jul 2014 10:45

Cosatu anger over MiCiTi bus services

The disagreement between the City of Cape Town and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) in the Western Cape over the roll-out of public bus services is escalating.

By Bekezela Phakathi 2 Jul 2014 08:16

Petrol price set to increase from Wednesday

The price of petrol will increase from Wednesday, the Department of Energy has announced.

30 Jun 2014 10:12

'Future Ports - Sustainable Development' discussion at ports and harbours show

At the Africa Ports and Harbours Show, Mike Pinkney, global maritime skills leader of Arup London, will present a round table discussion on 'Future Ports - Sustainable Development' at 2pm on 2 July 2014 at the Sandton Convention Centre.

26 Jun 2014 14:15

Gov reaffirms support for localisation of transport industry

The South African government has reaffirmed its commitment to local procurement and manufacturing.

25 Jun 2014 11:30

Freight levels increase 6.5% in April

The volume of goods transported by land (payload) increased by 6.5% in April compared with the same period last year according to figures released by Statistics SA.

24 Jun 2014 09:24

Taxes put pressure on road freight industry

Consistent pressure from numerous forms of taxes render the road freight industry verging on uneconomical.

23 Jun 2014 10:09

DHL releases 'Global E-Tailing 2025' report - logistics vital for success

DHL has released its 'Global E-Tailing 2025' report, which analyses the role that e-commerce will play in consumers' lives in the year 2025, and how it will influence consumerism, retailing and logistics.

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