Benji Coetzee
#WomensMonth: Benji Coetzee's Empty Trips revolutionises logistics

The Empty Trips platform connects those with spare capacity on their vehicles (truck, boat or plane) with those who require goods transported in Africa. I chatted to founder, Benji Coetzee, to find out how her idea creates accessibility for individuals and business to leverage existing logistical networks at reduced transport costs, whilst supporting logistical services providers with the opportunity to reduce empty space, save, and earn new sources of revenue.

By Ilse van den Berg 13 hours ago

Harvesting big data could bring about the next transport revolution, right now
Harvesting big data could bring about the next transport revolution, right now

The future of transport appears full of fun and flashy possibilities. From super-fast hyperloop transport systems, to self-driving cars and hovering taxis, new technology promises to move us further and faster than ever before. Yet for cities facing everyday problems such as congestion, air pollution and under capacity, the most effective solution could be the humble bus - coupled with the power of data.

By Marcin Budka, Manuel Martin Salvador 2 days ago

Uber's main rival buys stake in Taxify
Uber's main rival buys stake in Taxify

Taxi hailing firm Didi has partnered with Uber's main rival, Taxify, to expand its presence in Africa. Taxify, which launched in Nairobi last year, is banking on the Chinese giant's technical expertise to tackle Uber, which has a footprint in a number of African cities.

By Allan Olingo 3 days ago

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Durban Cruise Terminal could be just what the African cruise industry needs

While Africa is becoming increasingly attractive for foreign investors, the cruise ship industry mostly passes the continent by. The opening of the new Durban Cruise Terminal, hopefully in 2019, is set to change this.

3 days ago

Imperial Logistics invests in Italtile-branded fleet
Imperial Logistics invests in Italtile-branded fleet

Imperial Logistics has invested in a fleet of branded vehicles to match the new corporate identity of long-standing client, Italtile.

10 Aug 2017

Ford launches crowd-sourced shuttle service in New York
Ford launches crowd-sourced shuttle service in New York

Chariot, the crowd-sourced shuttle service launching in New York, will offer in-app ride booking for first- and last-mile commuting solutions and the potential to reach underserved areas...

10 Aug 2017