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Minister Zulu: SA values relations with the US
Minister Zulu: SA values relations with the US

PRETORIA: South Africa continues to value its relationship with the United States, Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu said on Thursday...

3 Jul 2015 08:44

SA policy allows space to procure locally
SA policy allows space to procure locally

PRETORIA: South Africa has the policy space to prefer local manufacturers in the purchasing of goods and services from local companies...

2 Jul 2015 09:21

Serco meets the volume challenge
Serco meets the volume challenge

Serco recently received an order for specially-designed trailers to accommodate maximum volumetric capacity...

2 Jul 2015 06:05

fastjet wins Transport Africa's Innovation Award
fastjet wins Transport Africa's Innovation Award

fastjet, a low-cost pan-African airline, has won the Transport Innovator Award at the 8th Transport Africa Awards 2015 held in Johannesburg on 30 June 2015.

1 Jul 2015 14:39

Seminar maps way forward for road safety programme
Seminar maps way forward for road safety programme

PRETORIA: A Learner Road Safety Seminar today mapped the way forward in rolling out a national comprehensive road safety education programme...

1 Jul 2015 08:27

First phase of new e-toll dispensation comes into effect
First phase of new e-toll dispensation comes into effect

PRETORIA: The first part of the new e-toll dispensation announced by the government in May will come into effect on Wednesday, 1 July 2015...

1 Jul 2015 08:09

Western Cape Transport approves abnormal load application for transportation of 37 ton yacht
Western Cape Transport approves abnormal load application for transportation of 37 ton yacht

Last week, the Department of Transport and Public Works approved an abnormal load application, from Teemane Crane (Pty) Ltd, for the transportation of a 31 meter, 37-ton yacht...

30 Jun 2015 09:00

AA launches nationwide designated driver project
AA launches nationwide designated driver project

The Automobile Association (AA) has announced a nationwide designated driver service in an attempt to curb the amount of deaths on the country's roads...

By Amil Umraw, The Witness 29 Jun 2015 10:43

Top speaker line-up for SAAFF Congress 2015
Top speaker line-up for SAAFF Congress 2015

An impressive line-up of industry experts and high-profile speakers tackling business and industry issues has been announced as part of the SAAFF annual Congress...

26 Jun 2015 08:45

Six key issues keeping fleet managers awake at night
Six key issues keeping fleet managers awake at night

Fleet Managers grapple with a wide range of issues that lead to sleepless nights. Not only are their diverse operations exposed to outside risk, but...

25 Jun 2015 07:49

SA, US renew cooperation deal on transport
SA, US renew cooperation deal on transport

JOHANNESBURG: Transport Minister Dipuo Peters and US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx have renewed their cooperation on all modes of transportation partnership...

24 Jun 2015 08:53

Looking beyond the obvious in sub-Saharan Africa: The rise of e-commerce
Looking beyond the obvious in sub-Saharan Africa: The rise of e-commerce

The building blocks for future developments in e-tailing are emerging in sub-Saharan Africa, as a growing middle class and young population create a demand for products that store-based retail simply cannot meet...

By Bernadette Kissane 22 Jun 2015 10:20

Don't be fooled about new e-toll dispensation - Sanral
Don't be fooled about new e-toll dispensation - Sanral

JOHANNESBURG: The SA National Roads Agency on Sunday said the public must not be misled by organisations criticising the newly gazette e-toll dispensation...

22 Jun 2015 08:33

Going somewhere? Don't forget to take TomTom Start 50 with you.
Going somewhere? Don't forget to take TomTom Start 50 with you.

The TomTom Start 50 is an entry-level product that is a perfect little travelling companion, especially if you're a new driver...

By Cari Van Wyk 19 Jun 2015 08:30

Gautengers urged to change mindset on e-tolls
Gautengers urged to change mindset on e-tolls

Gauteng residents need to change their mindsets on e-tolling, Roads and Transport MEC Ismail Vadi said on Wednesday...

By Adam Wakefield 19 Jun 2015 08:17

Infor Advanced Planning optimises supply chains
Infor Advanced Planning optimises supply chains

Infor, the industry cloud company, announced Infor Advanced Planning 11, a configurable constraint-based supply chain planning solution to optimise supply chains...

18 Jun 2015 06:00

Five sectors ripe for transformation by the Internet of Things
Five sectors ripe for transformation by the Internet of Things

The spread of technology is an interesting phenomenon. In some instances, it is only available to the wealthiest people or the largest businesses...

By Yannick Decaux 15 Jun 2015 06:05

Compatibility for better profitability
Compatibility for better profitability

You choose your commercial vehicles for a specific business purpose. According to Hentie Spangenberg you should give the same level of thought...

13 Jun 2015 12:04

Infrastructure key to Africa's sustainable development
Infrastructure key to Africa's sustainable development

Infrastructure investment spending has quadrupled, exports have increased and Africa is receiving a growing share of foreign direct investment...

12 Jun 2015 08:10

E-tolls on deputy president's agenda in Parly
E-tolls on deputy president's agenda in Parly

PRETORIA: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will make an appearance at the National Assembly in Parliament to field questions from Members of Parliament...

11 Jun 2015 08:31

Gautrain setting wheels in motion for growth
Gautrain setting wheels in motion for growth

The Gautrain is celebrating its fifth anniversary this week with plans to launch a R3bn rolling-stock expansion programme aimed at relieving congestion on its trains...

10 Jun 2015 08:46

Ruckus Wireless: Wi-Fi is transforming transportation
Ruckus Wireless: Wi-Fi is transforming transportation

Faster, more dependable Wi-Fi connectivity that works even in a crowded train, bus station or terminal is critical to meeting passenger and operational needs...

8 Jun 2015 12:33

Charles Brewer: 2015 to be a year of growth for the logistics industry in Africa
Charles Brewer: 2015 to be a year of growth for the logistics industry in Africa

The World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 conference, held to mark 25 years of economic change in Africa, concluded last week...

By Cari Van Wyk 8 Jun 2015 12:31

Benefits of alcohol testing in transport
Benefits of alcohol testing in transport

The trucking and transportation sector is vital to the economic wellbeing of South Africa, ensuring the flow of goods between provinces for both local consumption and export...

By Rhys Evans 8 Jun 2015 11:30

Hard challenges for single-contract transport operators
Hard challenges for single-contract transport operators

Transport operators, which are a key component of the economic fabric of rural towns, are finding it increasingly difficult to operate in a challenging environment...

8 Jun 2015 10:22

Actionable intelligence aids transport industry
Actionable intelligence aids transport industry

Actionable intelligence is benefiting organisations of all types and sizes, and nowhere is this more true than in the transportation industry...

5 Jun 2015 09:49

Logistics evolution on the move
Logistics evolution on the move

E-commerce, the electronic trade of goods and services, is reshaping the world of logistics and forcing logistics providers to step up...

27 May 2015 12:05

Picup launches on WeChat and opens up the job market
Picup launches on WeChat and opens up the job market

A new service has launched that aims to remove the hassle and admin involved with traditional courier services...

27 May 2015 07:50

Cape ANC lobbies to stall MyCiTi expansion
Cape ANC lobbies to stall MyCiTi expansion

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Western Cape will continue lobbying the national government to withhold funding for Cape Town's multimillion-rand MyCiTi rapid transport system bus expansion, until the party's call for "genuine" consultation with affected communities has been met...

26 May 2015 10:55

Sharing the wheels for ease of movement
Sharing the wheels for ease of movement

Areport in the UK last year said that carsharing schemes could become a "mainstream" part of London's transport system by 2020, with around 800,000 members. According to the report, car sharing businesses could see 79,000 fewer cars on UK roads which would bring a big reduction in emissions.

By Mark Smyth 26 May 2015 10:26

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