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Automatic trucks is the way to go for fleet owners

For fleet owners, the arguments for automatic trucks are making more and more sense. For one thing, automatic transmission reduces the impact of an unskilled driver on fuel efficiency...

By Morné Stoltz 10 hours ago

New professional driver service launches in Nigeria

Drivers NG recently launched in Nigeria to make the job of selecting and hiring professional drivers easier for individuals and businesses in the country...

3 days ago

Professional GPS navigation that guides you without even looking at it

The new Sygic Professional Navigation for fleets, release 13.7.0. introduces more detailed voice and text-to-speech instruction including signpost indications so you don't need to look at the map anymore...

Issued by Sygic 15 Mar 2017

MSC digital innovation brings latest customer-centric technology to the sea

After three years of working with over eleven of the world's leading digital, tech and behavioural science experts, MSC Cruises unveiled its fleet-wide digital innovation programme, MSC for Me...

13 Mar 2017

New smart tyre for future urban fleets

Goodyear has introduced the IntelliGrip Urban - a concept tyre designed for future-generation autonomous electric ride-sharing vehicles in urban areas...

8 Mar 2017

AA on rumours about new traffic laws

The Automobile Association (AA) is advising people not to repeat rumours about new traffic laws without having the facts at hand…

2 Mar 2017

Renault-Nissan Alliance, Transdev to develop driverless fleet system

PARIS, FRANCE: The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev are partnering to explore the development of mobility services with fleets of electric driverless vehicles...

28 Feb 2017

Imperial selects Tracker as fleet management partner

Imperial Car Rental has selected Tracker as its sole fleet management partner. The partnership will see Tracker work hand in hand with Imperial's fleet management department...

17 Feb 2017

Simon's Town naval base to become 'government garage'

Simon's Town naval base will become the 'garage' for the maintenance of the government's maritime fleets...

13 Feb 2017

Protecting goods in transit with proactive surveillance and live monitoring

The transport and logistics sector faces a unique challenge when it comes to securing goods end-to-end throughout the transport process...

By Laurence Smith 3 Feb 2017

IFRS 16 and how it affects financing transactions

The IASB has issued its new international accounting standards, which removes the distinction between finance leases and operating leases with effect from 1 January 2019...

By Lionel Shawe 27 Jan 2017

Prevent truck driver fatigue through optimised driver scheduling

Logistics operators can make use of smart applications to optimise schedules or routes...

24 Jan 2017

Stricter tyre tread regulations could save lives

It's startling to comprehend that a mere 6.4mm can be the difference between life and death, but those are odds most South Africans motorists are exposed to...

By Nobuzwe Mangcu 24 Jan 2017

State's truck plan unfeasible: Isuzu chief

Fulfilling the government's desire for a full-scale South African truck manufacturing industry is not currently feasible and could increase prices by up to 30%...

20 Jan 2017

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International

China's Alibaba to set up logistics hub in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Alibaba and Malaysia announced on Wednesday that they will set up a logistics and e-commerce hub in the Southeast Asian country to boost small and medium-sized companies, a first for the internet giant outside China.

23 Mar 2017

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