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Fleet Management

Apps poised for lasting impact on transport and logistics

     2nd September 2016 While the current wave of app development is relatively new and the platforms still evolving, business system solutions provider Strato IT Group MD Cassie Lessing expects apps to continue to disrupt various industries, adding that the potential benefits for logistics and transportation are... 

Increasing vehicle theft drives fleet management solution demand

By: Sebastian Whyle     2nd September 2016 Owing to the South African economy being under pressure, theft-related incidents are increasing. This is driving demand for technology that mitigates these risks, with the number of fleet management systems active in South Africa expected to increase from 0.9-million units at the end of 2015 to... 

Increasing vehicle theft drives fleet management solution demand
EMPOWERING FLEET OPERATORS Telematics solutions empower commercial fleet operators by enabling them to actively manage, monitor and measure the performance of drivers and assets

Innovation in IT award for fleet management company

     2nd September 2016 Fleet management services provider Enterprise Fleet Management has been named as a finalist in this year’s business technology information provider InformationWeek “Elite 100” list.   

Innovation in IT  award for fleet  management company
PRESENCE IN THE AMERICAS The company operates a network of more than 50 fully-staffed offices, which manage nearly 400 000 vehicles in the US and Canada

Telematics to bring financial advantages to fleet managers

     2nd September 2016 The world of trucking fleets is changing as transport owners turn to telematics to reduce costs in an industry where overheads are rising and profit margins are being squeezed, financial services provider Standard Bank vehicle and asset finance executive head Toni Fritz reports.  

White Paper highlights importance of supply chain data

     2nd September 2016 With supply chain data already running the day-to-day flow of goods globally, global logistics company DHL’s White Paper reveals that there is a small group of trailblazing companies that are using this data as a predictive tool for accurate forecasting as this gives organisations a competitive... 

White Paper  highlights importance of supply chain data
SUPPLY CHAIN DATA Data mining, pattern recognition, business analytics, business intelligence, and other tools are coalescing into an emerging field of supply chain data science

Aviation company welcomes ten aircraft to managed fleet

By: Dylan Stewart     13th March 2015 Switzerland-based aviation company ExecuJet Aviation Group is experiencing a bumper quarter, having added ten new aircraft to its global managed fleet. 

Aviation company welcomes  ten aircraft to managed fleet
NEW ADDITIONS ExecuJet have added one Bombardier Global 6000 helicopter and one Dassault Falcon 7X aeroplane to their European fleet

Difficult year ahead for fleet managers, predicts industry expert

By: Dylan Stewart     13th March 2015 A difficult year in terms of the economic climate lies ahead for South Africa’s fleet management industry, but the good news is that many local fleet operators have not yet begun to use all the modern tools and technologies that can help them negotiate this challenging environment, says Standard... 

Fleet company finalising R1.5bn Transnet contract

By: Dylan Stewart     13th March 2015 Fleet financing, administration and maintenance solutions provider Imperial Fleet Management is in the final stages of concluding the terms of a R1.5-billion contract, requiring Imperial to supply 2 500 vehicles to government-owned transport and logistics company Transnet, says Imperial CEO... 

Fleet company finalising R1.5bn Transnet contract
NICHOLAS DE CANHA Imperial Fleet Management supplies 2500 fleet assets to transnet and the contract is expected to be finalised by April 2015

Fleet services provider streamlines services with ERP solution

     13th March 2015 Vehicle leasing and fleet management solutions provider Avis Fleet Services has streamlined its day-to-day financial management processes and enhanced the quality of its financial reporting by implementing enterprise resource planning (ERP) company Sage’s ERP X3 financial modules. 

Fleet services provider streamlines services with ERP solution
Photo by Bloomberg
ELIMINATING BARRIERS With real-time financial reporting Avis has achieved greater efficiency

Increased demand for portable tracker

By: Dylan Stewart     13th March 2015 Several security companies across South Africa have started to use the Qic-Loc portable tracker, supplied by asset management and consumer solutions provider QCIC, to track the movement of their security vehicles and personnel. 

Increased demand  for portable tracker
BRIAN MCKENZIE Many housing estates are equipping their security teams with the Qic-Loc

New-vehicle price inflation impacting on fleet owners

By: Dylan Stewart     13th March 2015 The price inflation for all new vehicles, which has been at 8% over the past year and is forecast to be between 8% and 10% during the next 12 months, has prompted companies to replace their fleets sooner than they would have before, says automotive manufacturer Hyundai Automotive South Africa... 

New-vehicle price inflation impacting on fleet owners
STANLEY ANDERSON The new-vehicle price inflation is largely due to the weak rand

US wireless solutions provider extends deal with Chilean fleet management company

     13th March 2015 US wireless solutions provider Novatel Wireless last month agreed to continue volume shipments to Chilean fleet management company GPS Chile. 

US wireless solutions provider extends deal with Chilean fleet management company
GROWTH RANGE Studies suggest that fleet management will grow in Latin America by 30% a year between 2013 and 2016

Altech Fleetcall

     14th March 2014 Telecommunications company Altech Fleetcall, which was established in 1993, is a provider of trunking, push to talk, digital mobile radios for the transport, mining, security and emergency services industries.  The company was acquired by Altech in March 2009 and is based at 1282 Heuwel Avenue,... 

Altech Fleetcall

Company provides comprehensive fleet management solutions

By: Ilan Solomons     14th March 2014 Global fleet and mobile asset management solutions provider MiX Telematics  now offers a smartphone application (app) and Web front-end development services, which provides the fleet management industry with oversight mobility for its field workers. This development was aided by the company’s... 

Company provides comprehensive fleet management solutions
SUPERIOR SERVICES MiX Telematics solutions provide fleet operators with reliable and innovative tools that boost the overall performance of their fleet

Fleet management product has record sales

By: Ilan Solomons     14th March 2014 Asset management and consumer solutions provider QCIC Asset Management Solutions reports that its Qic-Fleet offering, a fleet management and telemetry product, has been the company’s best selling product last year. Company marketing and (new) business development manager Brian McKenzie believes... 

Fleet management product has record sales
QIC-FLEET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM The system offers companies improved fleet management control and significant cost savings

Market demands fleet management solutions

By: Ilan Solomons     14th March 2014 Local fleet management and vehicle-tracking solutions provider Africa Tracking Solutions (ATS) in January introduced a fingerprint biometrics unit for driver identification and authorisation. ATS operations director Regan Mackie explains that the biometrics unit ensures that the vehicle can only... 

Market demands fleet management solutions
SPEED GAUGE The Speed Gauge management platform monitors the speed of company’s on South African roads

SMS service monitors fleet transactions

     14th March 2014 Standard Bank Fleet Management, a division of financial services provider Standard Bank, reports that the introduction of its messaging service last month, will keep fleet operators up to date on transactions that involve their vehicles, improving logistical efficiencies. 

Solutions provider expands system offering

By: Ilan Solomons     14th March 2014 Logistics software solutions provider Dovetail, with their fleet management Partner, TransnetiX Interactive will launch a new mobile-fleet inventory management system in the second quarter of this year, following the successful launch of the new bulk fuel management and workshop management... 

Solutions provider  expands system offering
Photo by Gideon Mendel
NEGATIVE PERCEPTIONS Fleet management is generally perceived negatively owing to its inability to effectively implement systems to curtail rising fleet operating costs

Weighbridge solution assists in mitigating rising fleet costs

By: Ilan Solomons     14th March 2014 The economic downturn that impacted on South Africa over the last five years has forced many companies to reconsider how their fleets are managed, says software developer Dariel Solutions MD Malcolm Rabson. He notes that most companies use road transport, as it is the cost-effective way to... 

Weighbridge solution assists in mitigating rising fleet costs
MALCOM RABSON The Weighbridge solution is a proudly South African developed and manufactured solution
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