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New driving regulations in South Africa, 11 May 2017

The Minister of Transport has continued her campaign against irresponsible driving and deaths on SA roads. This time by announcing the new driving regulations...

By Jessica Woodruff 20 Feb 2017

SANRAL rolls out community development, SMME training programme
SANRAL rolls out community development, SMME training programme

A R120 million community development and SMME training programme has been rolled out by SANRAL...

17 Feb 2017

R50m road project launched
R50m road project launched

Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi, has launched a R50m road rehabilitation project between Meyerton and Alberton/Katlehong in Sedibeng...

13 Feb 2017

Road closures for State of the Nation Address
Road closures for State of the Nation Address

To accommodate the State of the Nation Address and rehearsals, a number of roads will be closed from 6am on Thursday, 9 February 2017...

8 Feb 2017

Temporary road closures on N12
Temporary road closures on N12

Parts of the N12 freeway in Gauteng will be temporarily closed between 6am and 2pm this Saturday and Sunday on the Kliptown/Samfur Bridge...

7 Feb 2017

Laurence Smith
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

David Kruyer, MD of Concargo
Road transport, the backbone of our economy

Economic growth in South Africa could be stimulated if the Government were to fast-track its expenditure on strategic infrastructure projects...

1 Feb 2017

The rise of the sharing economy in urban transport
The rise of the sharing economy in urban transport

The rise of the sharing economy is mainly due to the saturation of markets and exorbitant pricing models...

31 Jan 2017

Gauteng close to cracking R42m licensing scam
Gauteng close to cracking R42m licensing scam

The Gauteng government has concluded a wide-ranging investigation into financial irregularities at 34 provincial licensing centres, identifying a syndicate that could involve hundreds of officials...

30 Jan 2017

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Multimodal West Africa '17 to improve Nigeria's transport and logistics business

In March 2017, Nigeria's transport and logistics experts will gather for Multimodal West Africa 2017. Industry stakeholders believe that the exhibition will adequately reposition the transport and logistics sector...

26 Jan 2017

Paris experiments with driverless buses
Paris experiments with driverless buses

Paris began its first experiment with driverless buses, with city officials saying they were eager to prepare for the coming "revolution" of autonomous vehicles...

25 Jan 2017

Imperial takes beating after trading update
Imperial takes beating after trading update

Shares in vehicle dealer and car hire group Imperial fell as much as 4.8% after the company warned shareholders it expected to report an up-to 20% drop in interim headline earnings per share...

By Robert Laing 25 Jan 2017

Digitally transformed, integrated public transport vital for Africa's economic growth
Digitally transformed, integrated public transport vital for Africa's economic growth

The use of innovative technology emerges as an ideal solution to help transform the transportation industry, by driving a world class service through real-time collaboration and monitoring...

25 Jan 2017

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Sanral girds for legal battle with motorists

Sanral has prepared 6,286 summonses in a bid to recover R6.2bn in outstanding e-toll debt from Gauteng motorists and is gearing up for its legal fight with Outa over an e-toll test case...

By Karl Gernetzky 24 Jan 2017

Prevent truck driver fatigue through optimised driver scheduling
Prevent truck driver fatigue through optimised driver scheduling

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

24 Jan 2017

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Silvermine Road and Ou Kaapse Weg intersection upgrade under way

City of Cape Town's Transport and Urban Development Authority have begun with the upgrade of the Ou Kaapse Weg and Silvermine Road intersection with the aim to relieve congestion...

24 Jan 2017

Imperial partners with LMI Holdings to position Ghana as trading hub for West Africa
Imperial partners with LMI Holdings to position Ghana as trading hub for West Africa

Imperial Logistics has partnered with Ghanaian conglomerate LMI Holdings to form Imperial LMI Logistics with the aim to deliver world-class logistics services in Ghana and West Africa...

23 Jan 2017

WTM Africa registration is now open!
WTM Africa registration is now open!

With registration officially open, the local and international travel sectors are gearing up for a bigger and better year than ever with WTM Africa 2017 - Africa's most extraordinary B2B travel exhibition...

Issued by World Travel Market Africa 20 Jan 2017

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Cape Town wants to boost commuter bike use by 800%

A factory producing affordable bicycles, and bike racks at public transport stations are on the cards as Cape Town aims to increase two-wheeled commuter trips...

20 Jan 2017

'Hyperloop' rail study for Slovakia-Czech connection
'Hyperloop' rail study for Slovakia-Czech connection

A US startup pursuing Elon Musk's vision for near-supersonic rail transport announced an agreement on a feasibility study for a "hyperloop" system connecting two European cities...

19 Jan 2017

Hollard's Imperial deal cracks nod
Hollard's Imperial deal cracks nod

Insurer Hollard's R2.3bn bid for Imperial's Regent group of companies advanced in December after the African leg of the deal (excluding SA) obtained the required regulatory approvals, Imperial said on Tuesday...

By Moyagabo Maake 18 Jan 2017

Traffic restrictions implemented on damaged N4 bridge
Traffic restrictions implemented on damaged N4 bridge

Due to December storms in the region, the bridge on the N4 that crosses the Groot Marico River has been damaged. For safety reasons, traffic restrictions on the bridge have been introduced until further notice...

18 Jan 2017

New taxi app books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class
New taxi app books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class

In bustling Abidjan, a homegrown company has tapped into the global taxi app revolution that has spawned Uber and other online transport networks...

16 Jan 2017

Top (from left to right): Herman van Laar (Managing Director of Contract Bus Services Division at Imperial Logistics), Siphiwe Madiba-Vara (Chief People Officer, Human Resources at Imperial Logistics), Willem Spangenberg (Attorney for Interstate Bus Lines), Sibongile Zikalala (Transformation Director at Imperial Logistics). Bottom (from left to right): Gregory Hocking (Financial Director at Imperial Logistics South Africa), Christo du Plessis (Chief Operation Officer at Interstate Bus Lines)
Imperial diversifies, buys into commuter bus service market

In line with Imperial Logistics' strategy to diversify into other, related industries, the company has acquired a majority stake in the largest commuter bus operation in the Free State, Interstate Bus Lines...

13 Jan 2017

Multi-million rand logistics and retail park to be developed at N2 Business Estate
Multi-million rand logistics and retail park to be developed at N2 Business Estate

The logistics and retail park will further establish the Cornubia multi-use development as...

11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Smarter decision-making drives telematics development in 2017
#BizTrends2017: Smarter decision-making drives telematics development in 2017

While big data has been the buzzword for the past year within the telematics and fleet management space there is no doubt that, in the year to come, this will be ever more critical...

By Grant Fraser 11 Jan 2017

Hoverboards make comeback at Vegas electronics show
Hoverboards make comeback at Vegas electronics show

Hoverboards are aiming for a comeback after a series of debacles and recalls for the quirky wheeled personal transport devices...

10 Jan 2017

Serco to capitalise on new technology and innovation in 2017
Serco to capitalise on new technology and innovation in 2017

Staying abreast of global trends and innovations is an important part of how Serco strives to give its customers the edge in a competitive African market...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The three hottest trends in transport and logistics
#BizTrends2017: The three hottest trends in transport and logistics

For businesses and consumers alike, here are the three hottest trends to watch in 2017...

By Harry van Huyssteen 10 Jan 2017

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