ABIDJAN, CÔTE D'IVOIRE: In bustling Abidjan, a homegrown company has tapped into the global taxi app revolution that has spawned Uber and other online transport networks. While Uber has already jumped into several African markets from South Africa to Egypt, Africab seeks to provide Ivory Coast's emerging middle class with a locally-owned high-tech and reliable travel option.
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In line with Imperial Logistics' strategy to diversify into other, related industries, the company has acquired a majority stake in the largest commuter bus operation in the Free State, Interstate Bus Lines.
13 Jan 2017
A 100,000m² logistics park is to be developed at the N2 Business Estate. With the business estate conveniently located on the northern edge of the Cornubia development, the logistics park will further establish the Cornubia multi-use development as an important node between King Shaka International Airport and the city of Durban. Once completed, the total estate could create 2,400 permanent jobs and generate R45m per annum rates income for the city.
11 Jan 2017
While big data has been the buzzword for the past year within the telematics and fleet management space there is no doubt that, in the year to come, this will be ever more critical as businesses need to make smarter decisions in the aim of driving up productivity and driving down operational expenses. Big data will see an evolution over the next year – by creating easier to digest, bite-sized bits of data and streams of focused actionable intelligence that can be used to really drive immediate change within the fleet environment.
Grant Fraser 11 Jan 2017