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Catch an autonomous flying drone to work
Catch an autonomous flying drone to work

International aerodynamics corporation Airbus is at the forefront of the air and space travel industry. While currently focused on setting up...

By Kate Walker 5 hours ago

Sanral in R1.4bn upgrade of 13 roads, with R5bn more to be spent
Sanral in R1.4bn upgrade of 13 roads, with R5bn more to be spent

An Eastern Cape government decision to ask Sanral to improve the province's road network is finally paying off...

6 hours ago

Mike Gerhardt via
UJ State of Transport Opinion Poll reveals public transport concerns

"The single greatest concern that people have regarding transport is the quality, accessibility, and frequencies of public transport."

23 hours ago

Kate Stubbs
Harnessing change: why future success belongs to the first movers

Many are looking to capitalise on key opportunities and trends that have very clearly emerged from a complex and fast-moving business ecosystem...

By Kate Stubbs 1 day ago

Kobus van der Walt, Regional Manager, SANRAL WR and Prof de Villiers, SU Rector and Vice-Chancellor
SANRAL invests R30-million in SU for continued education in pavement engineering

SANRAL announced a R30-million endowment to Stellenbosch University which will continue to fund the SANRAL Chair in Pavement Engineering at the University...

2 days ago

Fred Swaniker
International speakers joins formidable SAAFF Congress line-up

Two more international speakers have joined the line-up of 16 top speakers for the SA Association of Freight Forwarders annual Congress...

2 days ago

Cynthia Mali
Isuzu Trucks SA empowers women, breaks down barriers

Little encouragement or opportunities have been given to women to infiltrate South Africa's male-dominated trucking industry. Isuzu Trucks SA aims to shift misconceptions...

3 days ago

joycemultimidia via
Managing hidden risks and costs associated with trucking accidents

From hijackings and theft to damage caused by protest action, the trucking industry is fraught with risks. But the cost of a breakdown or accident extends beyond the cost of repairing or replacing...

3 days ago

Transport Management Centre Control Room, Goodwood
FMS give Cape Town road users access to real-time traffic info

Strategically placed CCTV cameras on Cape Town's major freeways feed...

19 Aug 2016

TIKZN a catalyst for Southern African trade
TIKZN a catalyst for Southern African trade

Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN) Export Week is scheduled to take place 17-21 October 2016 at the Durban International Convention Centre...

Issued by Hypenica 19 Aug 2016

pierows via
The financial benefits of a telematics fitted fleet

Transport owners are turning to telematics to reduce costs in an industry where overheads are rising and profit margins are being squeezed...

19 Aug 2016

The Iron Knight trailer
Could The Iron Knight be the world's fastest truck?

Custom-built 2,400 hp The Iron Knight truck will attempt to set new international speed records...

19 Aug 2016

Patricia Norris, Founder of CTE
A woman on track in a man's world

Mother of four and founder of Commuter Transport Engineering (CTE), Patricia Norris has, in what is a male-dominated industry, smashed glass ceilings, broken boundaries and succeeded despite setbacks...

18 Aug 2016

The who's who in Africa's transport industry gathers in Durban to award women in the industry
The who's who in Africa's transport industry gathers in Durban to award women in the industry

A delegation of Africa's foremost maritime industry professionals and thought-leaders will be in Durban on 18 October 2016 to recognise, reward and celebrate women who have made great strides in the transport industry across the continent...

Issued by Hypenica 18 Aug 2016

SITA to roll out new-generation connectivity for Kenya Airways
SITA to roll out new-generation connectivity for Kenya Airways

In order to support Kenya Airways' renewed focus on cost optimisation and airline modernisation, SITA plans to roll out faster, new-generation connectivity across the airline's global network...

17 Aug 2016

Sanral appeals Winelands toll plan ruling
Sanral appeals Winelands toll plan ruling

The South African National Roads Agency Limited appealed a judgment over the right to toll the N1 and the N2 highways at the Supreme Court of Appeal...

17 Aug 2016

Adrian Frith via
TCT transport study to determine commuter needs in Southern Suburbs

Transport for Cape Town (TCT), the City's transport authority, has commenced with a transport study in the suburbs of the far south.

17 Aug 2016

Investments drive KAP's earnings increase
Investments drive KAP's earnings increase

Investment in strategically aligned businesses has seen diversified industrial group KAP Industrial Holdings survive tough trading conditions and continued to grow

By Mark Allix 16 Aug 2016

Pulane Moraladi
Logistics Partners programme finds innovative route to informal market

If companies can find a viable and reliable point of entry, South Africa's community and informal markets offer them an ideal place to grow their customer base...

16 Aug 2016

Imperial Road Safety, Safe Scholars, Cavalleria Primary School
Imperial Road Safety school visit promotes safety of students

With the aim to generate awareness around road safety for learners, Imperial Road Safety took their Safe Scholars Programme to Cavalleria Primary School...

16 Aug 2016

Coolcaesar via
New improved vehicle number plates

The Department of Transport is busy on a process to standardise, as well as improve, the security features of the South African motor vehicle number plate...

15 Aug 2016

flok85 via
Heavies benefit from innovative solutions

This year, the latest trends in the truck industry are more pragmatic than ever. They are driven not only by economic pressures but also by the desire for...

12 Aug 2016

Connecting to new trends
Connecting to new trends

Connectivity in the transport industry is not a new thing. It started back in the 1990s but obviously with advances in technology, it is an area that is developing rapidly...

12 Aug 2016

Autonomous public travel
Autonomous public travel

Megacities, traffic gridlock, environmental problems - the hot topics are the same in every country, including SA. Under these circumstances, people's need for mobility cannot be met by...

11 Aug 2016

Chris de Kock to examine disruptive trends at CAR Conference
Chris de Kock to examine disruptive trends at CAR Conference

The CEO of WesBank, Chris de Kock has joined the list of speakers lined up for the biennial CAR Conference which will take place...

11 Aug 2016

Noncedo Johnson
15 Women, 30 Lives, 60 Years: VW celebrates its women

What do a crane driver, a ballet dancer, a doctor, a linguist and a brown belt karate champion have in common? They are all female Volkswagen employees...

10 Aug 2016

Engen women drivers at Langlaagte Depot: Palesa Modiselle, Tebogo Sekowe and Nomagugu Dlamini
Engen celebrates their female truck drivers

A surprising number of women truck drivers work for Engen. Their driver programme has, since 2006, seen females competing successfully with males in this environment....

10 Aug 2016

Top Women Awards to recognise female leaders in transport
Top Women Awards to recognise female leaders in transport

Minister Pravin Gordhan highlighted that the government will prioritise transport in SA. As a sector that affects nearly all the other sectors of the economy, it is central to the development of the country...

8 Aug 2016

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