One of the pressing issues in cross-border transport are delays and congestion at border posts. Our cross-border waiting times reveal the average waiting times, in hours for road transporters for the past week, while comparing them to the week prior. Our cross-border posts include links to Google Maps that shows you the exact location. Avoid
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Across Africa there has been an increased usage of generators as electricity is in short supply. Most business firms must provide their own generators among other infrastructural requirements. Power remains a high business expense and in markets like Nigeria, mega size generators are a common sight. The major operational cost for a generator is fuel
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We have a high regard for the word “partnership”. Once our solutions are implemented our expert Growth Consulting team is there to help you and guide you to manage your fleet successfully. For more information contact us on +27 (0)11 262 6545 or
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Meet the Globaltrack Fuel Buster

Globaltrack at your service! This trailer is called the “Fuel Buster”. The trailer will be used for calibrations, special installations, storage for hand tools used for dropping of fuel tanks and much more. Please look out for the Globaltrack Fuel Buster on the South African roads!
With fuel costs contributing to an average of 40-50% of the fleet’s total operating costs, fuel bills have become a nightmare for many fleet operators. Globaltrack’s Fuel Management Solution assists in preventing fuel theft, poor driver behaviour and fuel contamination. The fuel probes are installed directly into the tank of trucks/vehicles to effectively monitor the fuel
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Spring is in the air!

Some of Globaltrack’s staff members taking time out to smell the roses and welcoming Spring!
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          According to DriveRisk 38.04% of accidents are caused by human error, 10.25% by road conditions and 6.7% by vehicle’s faults. Top management, fleet managers and drivers should prepare and practice the correct procedures to follow in the event of a serious accident. If drivers know what to do at an accident
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This year, we celebrate our 16th year of excellence. What started as an idea has morphed into a brand with unlimited possibilities. Rapid development and reinvention has now become a continuous circle for us, and this is not about to stop. Re-invention is often labelled as risky, but this has proved to be the very
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Competing with large fleet companies can be overwhelming. Obtaining market share from larger fleet companies can be difficult when they receive supplier discount, use aggressive pricing and leverage their fleet to deliver goods faster. There are many ways in which you grow your transportation business, below are four ways. Focus on providing the best possible
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The Republic of Malawi is a landlocked country in South-East Africa, bordered by Zambia, Tanzania and Mozambique. Malawi is divided into three regions; South, Central and North Malawi. The economy of Malawi is heavily dependent on agriculture, which accounts for about 1/3 of the GDP and contributing to 90% of export revenues. Malawi’s trade policy
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When you are faced with fuel contamination and fuel theft in your company, you need an expert to take care of it in a timeous and efficient manner. That is why Globaltrack was Transtech Logistic’s first line of contact. Transtech Logistics, located in Kempton Park, Gauteng provides reliable transport and logistic solutions to businesses across
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Following from last week’s article, it is no doubt that the future of fleet telematics is looking bright! Businesses small and large are beginning to realise that mobile operations can be managed with a Six-Sigma quality approach and a level of virtual connectivity previously reserved for on-site resource management. Mobile resource intelligence will radically transform the
Is your fleet management provider saving you time and money, and can it continue to do so well into the fourth industrial revolution? According to Tom Sloan, director of telematics and safety products for Donlen, mapping and driving behaviour is becoming a common product offering among telematics service providers. The focus is therefore, shifted to
Although the journey initially when Hlomphanang Logistics became Globaltrack’s client in April 2017 came with a few glitches, it soon turned into a win-win situation. Hlomphanang Logistics, located in Brakpan, Gauteng is a cross border transporter for various shipments and has a fleet size of 46 trucks. A sales person from Globaltrack met with Mr.
An article written by Irma Venter from Creamer Media, highlights the concerns of law enforcement on vehicle overloading. In 2014, 20% of about 2-million vehicles that were weighed at the South African weighbridges, exceeded the weight limit. According to Dr Paul Nordengen from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), only 2.6% of the 20% were
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The 2017 Annual Fleet Forum Conference, hosted by the United Nations Global Services Centre (UNGSC) took place in Brindisi, Italy on the 14th and 15th of June. The theme for this year’s conference; “Fleet Management Drivers Organisational Success”, is about keeping fleet management as the focus within organisations, particularly as humanitarian challenges around the world increase. The

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