July 8, 2021

Dubai’s DP World to acquire SA logistics firm Imperial for $880m

Dubai’s DP World said on Thursday it had made a cash offer of R12.73bn ($887 million) to acquire all shares of South African firm Imperial Logistics. […]
June 11, 2021

Bolt Food, Pathway Cycles initiative puts new spin on food deliveries

Bolt Food in partnership with Pathway Cycles in Cape Town are looking to change the way food is delivered with a pilot project that will see […]
May 31, 2021

Serco to supply vehicles for Bakers SA Limited’s fleet refurbishment

Bakers SA Limited has chosen Serco to supply vehicles for its fleet refurbishing. This order comprises 11 dry freight truck bodies and 11 trailers from Serco. […]
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 […]