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Glencore awards contract extension to Ctrack

2017-04-20 10:37
Hein Jordt, MD of Ctrack South Africa: “We’ve worked closely with Glencore over the last ten years and we place high emphasis on the objectives of helping to provide a working environment that is free of risk to the health and safety of employees.”

Glencore, one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 90 commodities, located in over 50 countries, has awarded a three year contract extension to vehicle tracking and fleet management


One less crash recorded on N4 Toll Route this Easter

2017-04-20 10:34
One of the vehicles which a 15-year-old - who had allegedly stolen a truck - crashed into near Mosselbay in the Western Cape over the Easter weekend. The youngster ploughed through a roadblock and crashed into two provincial traffic vehicles as well as a private vehicle. Two people were left in a serious condition and another person had moderate injuries.

While we await the official national crash statistics for the Easter long weekend to be released, Trans African Concessions (TRAC) has announced that 32 crashes were recorded on the N4 Toll Route during the 2017 Easter weekend from Thursday April


Kwane Capital acquires 63.75% stake in TFM Group

2017-04-20 10:33
TFM manufactures a number of specialist truck bodies for a wide variety of industry sectors such as this concrete mixer for the construction industry. Kwane Capital has acquired a 63.75% stake in the TFM Group.

Kwane Capital, led by Mcebisi Mlonzi, has acquired a 63.75% stake in the TFM Group in a cash transaction. With all approvals in place, the transaction is effective immediately with Kwane intending to exercise its option to increase its stake


Cartrack announces over R1-million for 2017 bursaries

2017-04-20 10:31
Zak Calisto, Global CEO of Cartrack: “Education is the key to breaking the vicious cycle of poverty and unlocking the potential of our society and economy.”

Cartrack, a global leader in fleet management, vehicle tracking and telematics technology, has awarded 81 primary and secondary school bursaries to the value of R611 000 through its Education Fund. Thirteen bursaries for students studying at tertiary institutions, in fields


Rain brings promise to new Hino Pomona dealership

2017-04-12 15:18
Avashan Govender, Imperial Hino Franchise Director, cuts the ribbon marking the official opening of the Hino Pomona dealership. Looking on are, from left: Calvyn Hamman, Toyota SA Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing; Ernie Trautmann, Hino SA Vice President; and Gert Koekemoer, managing director of the Imperial Commercial Vehicle Division.

While for some, rain is depressing, for others it is invigorating bringing hope of better things to come. The latter belief was stated at Nelson Mandela’s funeral service when Cyril Ramaphosa, the deputy ANC leader who chaired the funeral proceedings,


Adcock Ingram acquires Virtual Logistics

2017-04-06 12:58
The acquisition of Virtual Logistics will make Adcock Ingram one of the largest fine distributors in the country.

In a significant move to expand their distribution offering, Adcock Ingram Healthcare (Pty) Ltd, has acquired Virtual Logistics (Pty) Ltd, a national and cross border fine distribution company. The acquisition is effective from this month. For those of you who


First quarter growth for truck industry despite turbulence

2017-04-06 12:57
Even though the downgrading of South Africa to sub-investment grade has thrown dark clouds over the economy, Gert Swanepoel, managing director of UD Trucks Southern Africa, believes that amid all the turbulence, the dust will settle and the steady slog towards growth in the truck industry will begin once more.

The South African truck market has shown on-going resilience despite recent political and economic events. However, the effect of the rating agency, Standard and Poor, and possible other’s downgrade of South Africa to sub-investment grade will determine if the small