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#NewCampaign: Ever considered ditching your keys?

Uber recently launched a campaign called ‘Ditch Your Keys' to encourage car owners to switch to Uber and use their time spent travelling more efficiently...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Is public transport the answer for you?

With a variety of public transport options, finding the one that best suits you might be tricky. Finding the safest and most reliable way to work is important...

By Melissa Cohen 18 Jul 2017

Kapico, Federal-Mogul Motorparts conduct trial on taxi brake pads

Kapico South Africa, in partnership with Federal-Mogul Motorparts, has launched a test promotion for Ferodo taxi brake pads and discs...

14 Jul 2017

SA negative about public transport

TOPSA is an annual survey, intended to gauge public opinion on transport issues in South Africa. The latest results show that public transport is considered unsafe, unreliable, ineffective or unaffordable by South Africans...

13 Jul 2017

Taxi industry can benefit from RTMS-type self-regulation

At the 2017 Southern African Transport Conference, Shaun Mhlanga said while South Africa has a sophisticated regulatory environment; it needs to be translated into workable business processes...

12 Jul 2017

Commercial vehicle market competition on the rise in Africa

The regional market for commercial vehicles (CVs) like rigid trucks and flatbed trailers is being strengthened by rising urbanisation and infrastructural developments in Africa...

12 Jul 2017

R400m facelift for central Joburg transport hub

The Bree Street intermodal transport hub in Johannesburg is undergoing a R400m facelift...

10 Jul 2017

Taxi strike is off the table... for now

Millions of South Africans can breathe a sigh of relief after the nationwide taxi strike was called off yesterday...

10 Jul 2017

Physical internet: rethinking logistics

Sending goods through open channels as easily as information via the internet - that is the vision of the physical internet (PI). It applies the principle of exchange of standardised data packets to material flows...

10 Jul 2017

Ugomyway carpooling app releases pilot project results

Ugomyway, a South African developed and maintained carpooling app that is tackling the traffic congestion, has released the results of its pilot ‘corporate carpooling project'...

7 Jul 2017

Ride-hailing company partners with Orange Business Services

Ride-hailing company Careem has joined forces with Orange Business Services to provide network and contact centre services as it continues expansion into other regions...

4 Jul 2017

Petrol price could drop significantly in July

NEWSWATCH: Tomorrow, Wednesday, 5 July 2017, will see the price of 93 ULP and LRP drop by 69 cents per litre, while the price of 95 ULP and LRP will drop by 68 cents per litre...

27 Jun 2017

Public protector to probe death-trap taxis

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has teamed up with the Special Investigating Unit on an investigation into the illegal conversion of panel vans so that they can be sold as minibus taxis to unsuspecting taxi owners...

By Sipho Mabena 19 Jun 2017

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International

BA introduces refurbished Boeing 747-400s to Lagos

British Airways is increasing its passenger capacity to Nigeria through its refurbished Boeing 747-400s to Lagos from September.

3 days ago

IATA, A4A launches year-long campaign to improve baggage tracking

More than four million bags are carried by airlines across the globe annually, with less than 0.43 percent not arriving with their owners. The industry, however, is determined to do even better. With the goal to reduce mishandled bags and increasing efficiency in baggage operations, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airlines for America (A4A) have launched a global campaign related to baggage tracking.

21 Jul 2017

FTA releases updated Drivers' Handbook for truck drivers

Freight Transport Association (FTA) has published a fully updated version of its Drivers' Handbook, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Trucks, containing key compliance information which must be provided to all drivers of large and heavy goods vehicles by their employer.

20 Jul 2017

Easyjet new member of international airline association in Germany

FRANKFURT, Germany: Easyjet has officially become a member of the Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (Barig). The international airline association based in Frankfurt represents the interests of around 100 national and international airlines.

10 Jul 2017

Qatar Airways says flights now exempt from US laptop ban

DOHA, Qatar - Qatar Airways announced on Thursday that it had won exemption from a US ban on passengers taking laptops and tablet computers on flights from its Doha hub.

6 Jul 2017

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