May 17, 2021

5 ways to mitigate the impact of poor road infrastructure on your fleet

In 2019, on International Road Maintenance Day (yes, there is one!), the President of the South African Road Federation, Saied Solomons, said: “Roads are a vital […]
May 14, 2021

Solar minibuses for Africa? Data seen as key to green transport switch

As emissions from African transport surge, governments need to find ways to encourage a shift to cleaner, healthier electric vehicles, especially among the minibus and motorcycle […]
May 11, 2021

How the rise of online shopping could shake up retail employment

GettyMotorcycle drivers delivering goods ranging from groceries to clothing have become ubiquitous on South Africa’s roads, especially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The question […]
April 22, 2021

AfCFTA offers massive economic opportunities, but there is still much work to be done

Bobby Madhav, FNB head of trade and structured trade and commodity financeThe Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement came into effect on the 1 January […]
April 12, 2021

Ctrack Freight Transport Index: A small decline hides massive winners, losers in freight sub-sectors

The month of February was the 18th consecutive month in which the Ctrack Freight Transport Index showed a decline. Like January, the February year-on-year decline was […]
April 8, 2021

How telematics can improve e-commerce in SA during Covid-19

With more South Africans currently choosing online as their preferred shopping channel over traditional brick-and-mortar stores, now would be the right time for the e-commerce sector […]
March 23, 2021

When 1 in 3 users are tourists, that changes the bike-share equation for cities

Bike-share programmes have in the past been designed and operated with residents as the main focus. These shared bikes have mainly been regarded as a way […]
March 5, 2021

Register for free business-to-business webinar, 24 March 2021

Bizcommunity is proud to announce a media partnership with Success by Design in their forthcoming free webinar, titled ‘B2B in Africa for Africa’, taking place on […]
March 5, 2021

To insure or self-insure? A conundrum for fleet operators

Insurance is an expensive mechanism to protect losses. Insurance premiums comprise broker commission, administration costs, costs associated with collecting funds (for large claims) and profit. So, […]