The World Economic Forum was established in 1971 as a non-profit organisation; with headquarters in Switzerland, Geneva.  The aim of this organisation is to constantly improve the state of the world by bringing people together who have drive and influence to make positive changes. The <a href=”″>World Economic Forum</a> is currently underway in Durban to
South Africa’s transport and logistics sector is the most developed in the Sub-Saharan Africa, this is according to an article published by PWC. According to Klaus-Dieter Ruske (PwC Transportation & Logistics Global Leader), as Africa increases in investment opportunities so is the importance for transportation and logistics.   Africa’s future growth and development is dependent on
According to Fleet Forum an estimated 1.3 million deaths happen annually on the road.  Fleet Forum’s mission is to address the issue of road safety and security in particular the transport of NGOs.  The risk attached to the life of a NGO driver such as highjack hotspots and hazardous roads add additional stress to the
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According to a recent article on Fleetwatch written by Murray Price (managing director of Eqstra Fleet Management and Logistics); junk status will put added pressure to the fleet operators to contain costs even more. Prices of new vehicles, fuel prices, vehicle parts and insurance will increase due to our recent downgrade.  Fleet operators can
UPDATE (14:53) Bedfordview – N12: Westbound (slow moving traffic towards Gilloolys interchange) UPDATE (13:40) Belville – Durban Road on the N1 High Way bridge Valhalla – Robert Sobukwe road is closed between Valhalla drive and the N2 Highway Century City – N1: Inbound at N1 Highway Somerset West – N2: Westbound near Victoria Street UPDATE (11:18)
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Fleet Forum is continuously looking for ways for our humanitarian members to benefit from new fleet management solutions and tools. To that end, in cooperation with our member Globaltrack, Fleet Forum would like to invite six organisations to join the Motorbike Tracking Solution Trial Programme. “We recognise the value of tracking vehicles and motorbikes and encourages
ARE YOU READY FOR THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN FUEL MONITORING FOR THE 21ST CENTURY? Is fuel monitoring your worst nightmare? You are not alone, most transporters struggle with the following points: I don’t know the actual amount of fuel lost through theft. Determining actual consumption per trip is not always easy to calculate. Huge variance
Commercial road users will have to look at new ways to cut costs due to a hefty fuel price hike at the start of 2017. At a time when fuel prices are skyrocketing and there is a persistent shortage of fuel across the world, it becomes imperative that everyone do their bit in reducing the

Case Study: Delabra Trucking

There is no need to panic… With Globaltrack. On a late Friday night in May, Globaltrack’s Shaun Bezuidenhout received a distressed phone call. Nevash at Delabra Trucking in Johannesburg, was alarmed at an SMS message he had received telling him that one of his trucks had a sudden and dramatic decrease of 84 litres. Startled
              In an age where transportation costs escalate year-on-year, the wisest of fleet managers have found ways to cut the costs of transportation by using a vehicle tracking solution. The advantages of using vehicle tracking far outweigh the negatives. In any form of transportation, an operation needs vehicle and
Watch Globaltrack CEO Pieter Smits discuss transportation innovation at Sustainability Week 2016 with Road Ahead magazine.


Johannesburg: South Africa’s fuel prices have swayed recently due mainly to an exceptionally unstable currency. The Rand has hit a worst ever level against the dollar, and an oil price which has traded at record lows. Even though those who drive cars with petrol engines can look forward to some relief at the pumps on

Go your own way, not the highway

Motorists in Johannesburg will have leave at least 30 minutes earlier in the mornings, as the city undergoes its R200 million programme to restore three bridges on the M1 freeway. Motorists are encouraged to consider using alternative routes and public transport. The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) says the project is only expected to be completed

Cost Cutting Tips 2016

1. Preventative Maintenance on all vehicles Ensuring that maintenance is done consistently and continuously ultimately reduces the number of breakdowns a vehicle will experience. In an industry where a breakdown can result in a loss, it is important to secure revenue. Globaltrack’s Webtrack software provides the user a convenient mechanism to keep track of maintenance

Customer profile: Stallion Trucks

Globaltrack was excited to have a visit from one of our raving fans, Onassis Nyariri, from Stallion Trucks last week Wednesday. Nyariri joined us during the lunch-hour break, fitting in like part of the family. The Boksburg based logistics company has been operating since 2002 and deals with transportation of goods across South Africa and

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