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TruckX to look at critical issues surrounding trucking industry

Ctrack and Standard Bank will be hosting the third annual TruckX exhibition and conference, with a focus on providing insights to fleet owners and operators...

5 hours ago

falco via
State of the road transport sector in SA unpacked

With next year's growth rate revised from 2.1% to 1.8% by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), it does not bode well for the transport sector...

27 May 2016

SA drivers dominate 2015 FleetBoard Drivers' League
SA drivers dominate 2015 FleetBoard Drivers' League

Three cheers to Marshall Hendricks, a local South African truck driver from Imperial Logistics Group company Fast 'n Fresh, who beat a total of 19 438

27 May 2016

5DT Advanced Trucking Simulator a new era of targeted training
5DT Advanced Trucking Simulator a new era of targeted training

Fifth Dimension Technologies (5DT), has unveiled their advanced trucking simulator at its head office in the Persequor Technopark, Pretoria...

25 May 2016

Matthew Conroy
Intra-Africa trade a key catalyst for growth

Increasing the production of manufactured goods on the African continent and further standardisation of trade regulation are both key to improving inter-regional trade...

23 May 2016

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Collapsed talks hurt Labat's share price

Labat Africa's share price has nose-dived since its shock announcement that all talks to acquire several businesses in the transport and logistics sector had collapsed...

By Fifi Peters 23 May 2016

Pick n Pay Distribution Centre - Longmeadow
Resolve to optimise Pick n Pay's logistics activities

The extension of Resolve's R400 million partnership with Pick n Pay represents the company's biggest logistics control tower project to date...

20 May 2016

Ullmann Brothers assets due to fall under the gravel soon
Ullmann Brothers assets due to fall under the gravel soon

Park Village Auctions (PVA) will soon bring to market a collection of assets stemming from the liquidation of logistics firm, Ullman Brothers...

20 May 2016

Christophe Badoux via  - Port of Durban
SA bulk exports rise 6.2% y/y in April to 16.2-million tons

SA's bulk export volumes rose 6.2% year on year (y/y) in April to the second-highest monthly total to date of 16.2-million tons (Mt), data from TNPA showed

By Helmo Preuss 20 May 2016

Terence Ong via
Super Group closes Mercedes-Benz deal

Transport and fleet management company Super Group has concluded a deal to buy a number of Mercedes-Benz dealerships and property in...

By Fifi Peters 19 May 2016

Liz Hart, MD, Infrastructure Africa
Infrastructure Africa to focus on regional opportunities

Infrastructure Africa will this year showcase some of Africa's mega projects...

By Sindy Peters 18 May 2016

Telematics can help improve driving behaviour on the nation's lethal roads
Telematics can help improve driving behaviour on the nation's lethal roads

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters recently reported a 40% increase in the road accident death toll over the long weekend that included Freedom Day and Workers Day...

By Anton Ossip 18 May 2016

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Uber-fast rollout sees app-taxi service in hiring mode

Uber wants to add more than 15,000 new job opportunities for partner-drivers in SA over the next two years as well as lift sharing and other new services...

By Hilary Joffe 17 May 2016

Barloworld H1 revenue up 4% as Russia and Europe offset weaker Southern Africa
Barloworld H1 revenue up 4% as Russia and Europe offset weaker Southern Africa

Huge jumps in equipment sales in Russia and Europe helped Barloworld offset lower revenue from its Southern African businesses...

By Robert Laing 17 May 2016

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MEC Ishmael Vadi launches Uber operating license application process

Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport will officially launch the process of regulating Uber partner-drivers as public transport operators...

16 May 2016

E-tolls not going anywhere
E-tolls not going anywhere

The electronic toll collection (e-tolling) on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project is not going anywhere. This is the message from Transport Minister Dipuo Peters...

12 May 2016

JMK via
Second Sanral bond auction cancelled

Sanral has cancelled a second bond auction this year, to wait for an "improvement in market conditions" and the conclusion of the review by rating's agency Moody's...

By Andiswa Maqutu 12 May 2016

Vespa SA takes on Mall of Africa traffic apocalypse
Vespa SA takes on Mall of Africa traffic apocalypse

Many Midrand commuters were in a state of distress recently following the traffic mayhem associated with the Mall of Africa opening. Vespa SA leveraged this 'traffic apocolypse' in an attempt to prove...

11 May 2016

El Niño a threat to continuity of African supply chains
El Niño a threat to continuity of African supply chains

Underlying risk to supply chains heightened as countries in the region struggle with food shortages brought about by extreme weather while also trying to cope with...

11 May 2016

Dekokerd via
Programme aims to inform on regulations for scholar transport

Over the next three months, councillors from the City of Cape Town will engage with schools and crèches regarding regulations for those who are paid to transport children...

11 May 2016

HelenOnline via
More payment methods for Cape Town CBD parking

In addition to SnapScan, motorists can now also pay for kerbside parking in the Cape Town central business districts (CBD) using their...

11 May 2016

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Sanral claims R760m from colluding firms

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) is claiming up to R760m in damages and overcharges from seven construction firms that colluded on projects...

By Andiswa Maqutu 10 May 2016

Mall of Africa
Tensions simmer over route to Mall of Africa

The Mall of Africa opened amid pomp and fanfare in Midrand but tensions are brewing among taxi associations over plying the lucrative route...

9 May 2016

Gordhan flays Denel, SAA placed on notice
Gordhan flays Denel, SAA placed on notice

The tit-for-tat exchange between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the board of directors of state-owned Denel intensified...

By Linda Ensor 5 May 2016

The TomTom Team
Traffic is a fact of life, but we can plan smarter

TomTom recently released the results from the TomTom Traffic Index 2016. We asked TomTom traffic analyst, Jaap Schaapherder to shed some extra light on their findings...

By Cari Van Wyk 4 May 2016

Bonus points with new Rea Vaya system
Bonus points with new Rea Vaya system

The City of Johannesburg introduced a new system for purchasing Rea Vaya Rapid Transport fares. The system will see commuters loading points instead of...

3 May 2016

Telematics technology key to transport sector's survival
Telematics technology key to transport sector's survival

The fleet industry, like many others, is in a constant state of flux with the recent...

29 Apr 2016

SADC fuel channel expansion opens opportunities for logistics partners
SADC fuel channel expansion opens opportunities for logistics partners

Energy companies will require local networks of logistics partners to make these imports cost-effective. Hennie van Wyk believes there are three vital areas to get right...

28 Apr 2016

Catching a #viewfromtheroad with Barloworld Transport
Catching a #viewfromtheroad with Barloworld Transport

Barloworld Transport is showcasing the beauty along South Africa's roads on Instagram through a novel collaboration with top Instagram gurus...

28 Apr 2016

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