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Reduce insurance costs through telematics

2018-07-31 11:20
Willers Baard, managerial consultant at Eqstra Financial Services, a division of Eqstra Fleet Management and Logistics.

With the cost of insurance rising annually, it has become imperative for fleet owners to change their approach to fleet insurance. This is the view of Willers Baard, managerial consultant at Eqstra Financial Services, a division of Eqstra Fleet Management


Barloworld Logistics breaks new ground

2018-07-31 10:14
This is the fancy new building that will house the head-quarters of Barloworld Logistics. The company will take occupancy in the first half of 2019.

The first step towards Barloworld Logistics moving to its new head-quarters was taken earlier this month when a SOD turning ceremony was hosted on-site with the teams from all partner organisations being able to get their first real feel of


Altech Netstar wins eThekwini Municipality contract

2018-07-20 11:19
Pierre Bruwer, Netstar managing director says the multi-million-Rand deal will involve technology being deployed across the entire fleet, enabling the municipality to track, monitor, communicate and respond in real-time.

JSE-listed Altron subsidiary Netstar, has been awarded a three-year contract by the eThekwini Municipality for the supply, integration and maintenance of a vehicle tracking technology solution for 7 000 vehicles. The multi-million-Rand deal, which will involve technology being deployed across


A salute to 40 years of the Isuzu bakkie

2018-07-20 11:08
A true legend which gives meaning to Isuzu Motors South Africa’s company strapline of ‘With you, for the long run’ is evidenced via this first generation Isuzu bakkie which is still driving around in Vredendal.

FleetWatch could not let this milestone go by without extending a big salute to one of the icons on South Africa’s roads – the Isuzu bakkie – which this year celebrates its 40th anniversary since entering our market. The year


Eqstra launches tyre mobility solution

2018-07-20 10:58
Panel vans supplied by Eqstra are fitted out for commercial, passenger and LDV tyre applications. Balancing machines, airconditioners and load-bin rubberizing are included.

Eqstra Fleet Management and Logistics (Eqstra) has invested R4.3-million in a tyre mobility solution for its customers, while at the same time creating significant business opportunities for black owned and black women owned SMMEs. “With tyre spend of more than