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

South African truck driver from Imperial Logistics Group company, Fast 'n Fresh, beat a total of 9,438 drivers from 359 companies in 18 countries and took top honours in the 2015 FleetBoard Drivers' League.

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State of the road transport sector in SA unpacked

South Africa economic growth outlook for 2016 is the lowest forecast on record thus far, standing at 0.7%. 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. Economic challenges coupled with transport challenges, including volatile fuel prices, toll costs, and stricter carbon requirements, will continue to hinder business growth. This according to Brendan Horan, MD for MiX Telematics Africa.

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

Training simulator and virtual reality pioneer, Fifth Dimension Technologies (5DT), has unveiled their advanced trucking simulator at its head office in the Persequor Technopark, Pretoria, South Africa. The launch comes on the back of an international release at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky and a road show in the United States of America.

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Collapsed talks hurt Labat's share price

Labat Africa's share price has nose-dived more than 40% since its shock announcement three weeks ago that all talks to acquire several businesses in the transport and logistics sector had collapsed.

By Fifi Peters 23 May 2016

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Intra-Africa trade a key catalyst for growth

According to Matthew Conroy, trade manager of Maersk Line South Africa, trade between various African countries is still largely restricted as a result of various regulation barriers and a lack of supporting infrastructure and scale. He says that increasing the production of manufactured goods on the African continent and further standardisation of trade regulation are both key to improving inter-regional trade. According to the United Nation's recent Economic Report on Africa, over 80% of Africa's exports are shipped overseas, mainly to the European Union (EU), China and the US.

23 May 2016