FleetWatch 2017


Everstar Industries awards their Top Employees

2017-11-02 13:46
Congratulations to the 2016 Everstar Highflyers. From Top Left – Neil Genis, Craig Taylor, Suveer Adjodiapersath, Angelique O’Reilly, Langelihle Xaba, Freedom Nzimande, Renee Driemeyer, Andy Thornwell. Seated from Right – Bob Wang (CEO), Alan Parry, Rodney Selesnick, Chris Watkins, Etienne Alberts.

In 2016, as part of an employee incentive, Everstar Industries introduced the “Highflyer Award” for their top employees.   An Everstar Highflyer is defined as “someone who has the ability and a strong wish to be successful and is therefore


Vacuum trucks supplied for power-station cleaning contract

2017-11-02 13:45
The Highpoint Vacuum HPVR 1000 cleaning truck is ideal for cleaning operations at power stations.

Mpumalanga Renovating Maintenance Services (MRMS), a leading cleaning and maintenance specialist servicing the local industrial cleaning, civil, and general construction sectors, has standardised on rental machines from Goscor Cleaning Equipment (GCE) to ensure it receives the lowest total cost of


Floods hero is a truck driver from Time Freight

2017-10-20 12:06
Out of the N2 swimming pool and back on dry ground. Flood hero Sibusiso Matrick Mbhele, a truck driver for Time Freight. (Picture by Karinda Jagmohan, Sunday Tribune)

We all know of the horrific floods which hit eThekwini on October 10th. And, through social media postings, many thousands of people around the country know about the man who rescued a distraught lady from her flood-trapped car. What many


Local sugar cane farmers haul their way to success

2017-10-20 12:04
Zululand Agricultural Holdings started back in 2013 and today employs 120 people. The fleet has grown from 15 to 42 trucks truck combinations, three tractors and two Bell loaders.

FleetWatch loves coming across stories which epitomise the entrepreneurial spirit of transport and this one – which goes back to 2013 as its starting point – is such a story. When Unitrans ended its cane haulage operations in the Felixton


Imperial Logistics wins Corporate Educator of The Year award

2017-10-20 12:04
Imperial Logistics boasts its own training facility, the Imperial Logistics Academy, which was created to support group companies and employees in a practical way with their learning and career development needs.

Congratulations to Imperial Logistics on being named ‘Corporate Educator of the Year’ – for the fourth time – at the 2017 ‘Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards’ hosted annually by one of the industry’s leading professional bodies, SAPICS. These awards


New on-board video system launched

2017-10-20 12:03
Vision Manager’s dual view camera captures images from both inside and outside the vehicle for additional tracking capabilities.

With on-board camera and video systems becoming more and more popular among transport operators, latest news on this front is that GPS Tracking Solutions, a division of Eqstra Fleet Management and Logistics, has introduced Vision Manager, a video vehicle surveillance


Vector Logistics is bringing the ice-cream

2017-10-12 13:19
Part of Vector Logistics fleet of over 370 vehicles which transport food products throughout South Africa, Namibia and Botswana. The company’s long standing relationship with Pick ‘n Pay has been cemented with a new contract making Vector Logistics responsible for distributing Pick ‘n Pay’s entire basket of frozen products – including ice-cream – across all its store formats nationwide.

In 1994, FleetWatch awarded special certificates to two highly prominent people in South Africa. The one was to newly elected President Nelson Mandela and the other to former State President FW De Klerk. The certificates were headed ‘Friend of the


Cartrack reaches over 660 000 global subscribers

2017-10-12 13:19
Zak Calisto, Global Chief Executive Officer of Cartrack, reckons that the South African market remains under-penetrated in the telematics arena with lucrative opportunities in the lower end segments. Interesting observation.

Cartrack, which operates across five continents in the arena of fleet management, vehicle tracking and telematics technology, is continuing to thrive both locally and internationally as evidenced by the company recording a 20% increase in headline earnings to R138.1-million for