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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, and is recruiting drivers to help deliver the service...

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

Students protest over inefficient shuttle service
Students protest over inefficient shuttle service

DASO-aligned students at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University want the institution to pump R5-million more into shuttle services, claiming that students often missed tests due to inefficient transport...

25 May 2015 10:35

Gautrain in line with international trend, boosting values of homes near stations
Gautrain in line with international trend, boosting values of homes near stations

Location is as much about proximity to reliable public transport as it is about the safety and security of the area, easy access to shops and good schools, and the steady appreciation of home values...

14 May 2015 12:00

When's the next bus? Ask this app
When's the next bus? Ask this app

A new online platform is probably the only place where South Africa's disconnected public transport system can come together...

By Pericles Anetos 12 May 2015 11:48

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New watchdog for transport sector

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has announced that a new transport sector watchdog will be established to address all regulatory challenges faced by the sector...

6 May 2015 10:05

Changes to Metrobus funding 'an incentive to perform'
Changes to Metrobus funding 'an incentive to perform'

Metrobus, the commuter bus operator owned by the City of Johannesburg, is in negotiations with its shareholder to receive its subsidy on the basis of "services rendered", rather than an annual grant of about R300m...

6 May 2015 08:28

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Delegates shocked by state of buses

Shock and disgust was written all over the faces of MPs when they made a surprise visit to the Markman Market on Wednesday, 22 April, to inspect the condition of the Integrated Public Transport System (IPTS) buses...

By Mkhululi Ndamase and Cindy Preller 24 Apr 2015 07:11

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New transport regulations can have far-reaching consequences

The recently introduced amendments to the National Road Traffic Regulations for goods-in-transit can have far-reaching consequences for the agricultural transport industry...

22 Apr 2015 13:35

Voting opens for TruckX Awards 2015
Voting opens for TruckX Awards 2015

The commercial vehicle, fleet and logistics sectors are invited to vote for the TruckX Awards, which form part of the TruckX Expo Conference and Awards being held at Sandton Convention Centre on 9 July 2015...

21 Apr 2015 10:22

Zero Heroes drives awareness about sustainable commuting among varsity students
Zero Heroes drives awareness about sustainable commuting among varsity students

Electric transport company EWIZZ has introduced its new Zero Heroes programme, aimed at promoting awareness about sustainable commuting among university students, to three universities in the Cape Town region...

20 Apr 2015 09:33

New award for embedding artistic expression into the fabric of everyday life
New award for embedding artistic expression into the fabric of everyday life

The first of its kind, the SA Taxi Foundation Art Award, marks the first crossover between art and graphic design as an award criterion and the first time art will be taken to the public as a moving exhibition - on minibus taxis...

13 Apr 2015 11:20

Transport conference to explore developments in smart ticketing
Transport conference to explore developments in smart ticketing

The Transport Ticketing Africa Conference and Expo, taking place on 20 and 21 May 2015 in Johannesburg, will be the first gathering of public transport community in Africa to explore the developments in smart ticketing and transport shaping the entire continent...

10 Apr 2015 11:28

SA, Zim talk trade
SA, Zim talk trade

The South Africa-Zimbabwe Business Forum has emphasised the importance of intra-Africa trade to drive stronger economies that benefit the citizens of the continent...

10 Apr 2015 10:26

MAN Truck, Bus SA set benchmark for sustainability
MAN Truck, Bus SA set benchmark for sustainability

MAN Truck and Bus SA has officially announced the conversion of its Pinetown assembly plant to solar power. The truck and bus chassis assembly plant is now capable of operating entirely off solar energy...

10 Apr 2015 07:46

E-toll Alli gets tagged
E-toll Alli gets tagged

The SA National Roads Agency Limited's head allegedly flouted regulations regarding proposed toll roads in Western Cape. There are also allegations of forgery of court documents in another legal battle...

31 Mar 2015 08:00

Fuel tax not so high after all
Fuel tax not so high after all

Even after finance minister Nhlanhla Nene slapped motorists with a huge tax bill, filling up at local petrol stations is cheaper here than in most other countries...

23 Mar 2015 06:13

Farewell to MSC Opera, MSC Sinfonia returns
Farewell to MSC Opera, MSC Sinfonia returns

South Africans say a final farewell to MSC Opera on 28 March 2015, as the popular vessel departs Cape Town and makes its way to Venice, Italy...

17 Mar 2015 12:44

MEC wants IDZs to step up agro-processing
MEC wants IDZs to step up agro-processing

The Eastern Cape industrial zone could learn from the prominent role agriculture plays at the Dube Trade Port in KwaZulu-Natal, Agriculture MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane said on Wednesday, 11 March...

16 Mar 2015 11:35

Port Ngqura creates jobs
Port Ngqura creates jobs

The Port of Ngqura has managed to create over 800 permanent jobs in the Eastern Cape, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Monday...

10 Mar 2015 09:24

Budget 2015: Read the fine print
Budget 2015: Read the fine print

Although Budget 2015 has delivered some good news for small business, the South African Institute for Professional Accountants (SAIPA) says it's not all good news...

26 Feb 2015 11:16

Government to revise toll tariffs
Government to revise toll tariffs

Government has noted concerns regarding the socio-economic impact of the e-toll tariffs and revised monthly ceilings will be proposed shortly, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene announced on Wednesday...

26 Feb 2015 11:05

Louis Berger appointed as consultant for road rehabilitation
Louis Berger appointed as consultant for road rehabilitation

Louis Berger has been appointed by the sub-Saharan Regional Pipeline Corporation (SSRPC) to provide consultancy services worth $7.6m for the rehabilitation of the N303 national road in Mozambique...

24 Feb 2015 09:04

Premier announces interventions to unlock Gauteng's economy; media 'exclusion' from speech slammed
Premier announces interventions to unlock Gauteng's economy; media 'exclusion' from speech slammed

The Gauteng government has announced three interventions to change the space and structure of the economy of the province in order to address unemployment, poverty and inequality.

24 Feb 2015 07:19

Agbiz workshop focuses on new transport legislation
Agbiz workshop focuses on new transport legislation

The new regulations pertaining to the National Road Traffic Act, which came into effect on 31 October 2014 and on 31 January 2015 (Regulations 330A to 330D), are not good news for both consignors and consignees...

20 Feb 2015 06:58

158 Rea Vaya bus drivers dismissed
158 Rea Vaya bus drivers dismissed

The Rea Vaya bus operating company, Piotrans, has announced that it has dismissed striking bus drivers...

16 Feb 2015 11:33

Road closures ahead of SONA
Road closures ahead of SONA

There will be road closures and parking restrictions in areas surrounding Parliament for today's State of the Nation Address (SONA), Lt Gen Solomon Makgale, said yesterday...

12 Feb 2015 06:52

Uber ready to roll everywhere
Uber ready to roll everywhere

Uber, the mobile application platform that connects taxi drivers with commuters, is exploring opportunities to expand its services in SA...

9 Feb 2015 11:45

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