Finance

Plant and machinery: Don’t let the unexpected derail your business

Plant and machinery: Don’t let the unexpected derail your business

Small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) are the backbone of the South African economy. With an increased focus from government in driving support for emerging SMMEs, including the design of the infrastructure project rollout to favour up-and-coming contractors, there are big opportunities for emerging businesspeople to apply their entrepreneurial ability […]

Theft on the move: How to safeguard goods and personnel in transit

Theft on the move: How to safeguard goods and personnel in transit

Incidents of theft from delivery vehicles are occurring nationwide and seem to be increasing. In Cape Town, robbery and arson have disrupted supply chains. In KwaZulu-Natal, the Mooi River toll plaza made headlines with two separate incidents of coordinated attacks on, and looting of, trucks under the cover of “service-delivery […]

4 Strategies to beat the stress of running your own business

4 Strategies to beat the stress of running your own business

You’ve done it. You’ve started a business and it’s actually working. And, while it’s an incredible feeling to know that you’re rocking the entrepreneurial world and making your own rules… You’re also dealing with organised chaos. There are good days when you confidently take on new challenges, forge new relationships […]

How to apply for fleet finance

How to apply for fleet finance

Having trucks as a logistics company is vital, but it can be difficult to apply for fleet finance if you do not know how to. There are a number of important steps in the application procedure which you must follow, outlined below. It is possible to finance a fleet if […]

Mobile-first solutions driven by the growth of IoT

Mobile-first solutions driven by the growth of IoT

Mobile-first solutions are starting to dominate the enterprise sector. This is according to Cassie Lessing, CEO, Strato IT Group, developers of mobile business applications. Lessing says that more businesses are realising that a mobile-first business – in which employees rely on their mobile devices to conduct business – is better […]

R1.8 Million Rands Worth Of Frozen Meat Recovered in Mt. Edgecombe,  KZN

R1.8 Million Rands Worth Of Frozen Meat Recovered in Mt. Edgecombe, KZN

R1.8 Million Rand of imported pork, a refrigerated container and a trailer that was stolen just outside the Durban Harbour – KZN was recovered in Mt. Edgecombe this afternoon. A businessman contacted Reaction Unit South Africa, requesting assistance in locating the stolen trailer which was loaded with meat imported from […]

Financing your fleet does not have to be a logistical nightmare

Financing your fleet does not have to be a logistical nightmare

Logistics company owners know that operational costs can be exorbitant, not only the day-to-day running of the company but also the costs of acquiring new vehicles to supplement and build your fleet. This can be a highly stressful undertaking, but it is not impossible. And with the right preparation and […]

Protect your profits: Four ways to save on fuel costs

Protect your profits: Four ways to save on fuel costs

With fluctuating fuel prices, fuel consumption is an issue of growing importance for drivers and fleet owners to understand. Even if you’re running a fleet of one, fuel is a major business expense. These four simple tips will help fleet-owners and busy consumers alike to save cash – and also […]

Buying a truck for your business is a heavy duty affair

Buying a truck for your business is a heavy duty affair

The construction and heavy engineering industries require reliable transport to successfully manage and complete their projects. As a construction manager, project manager or contractor finding the right truck, or trucks, is crucial to business efficiency. But choosing the right truck to suit your specific needs can be tricky. What’s more, […]