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Commercial Vehicle Telematics and Security Forum

Commercial Vehicle Telematics and Security Forum

22-23 August 2017 Emperors Palace Convention Centre Vehicular telematics – the integrated use of telecommunications and information processing, such as the invention of the emergency warning system for vehicles, GPS navigation, integrated hands-free cellphones, wireless safety communications and automatic driving assistance systems – is now entering an exciting phase where […]

Financial Mail profiles Imperial Logistics

Financial Mail profiles Imperial Logistics

Imperial Logistics’ ongoing commitment to harnessing technology for a safer, “greener”, more efficient and cost-effective transport service offering is reflected in the group’s investment in next-generation trucks, performance-based standards (PBS) vehicles and industry leading, cutting-edge transport technology. Following the successful group-wide implementation of in-cab cameras, Imperial has continued to explore […]

Imperial Logistics and Audi partner in Eastern Europe

Imperial Logistics and Audi partner in Eastern Europe

A new contract with Audi in Hungary, and the renewal of contracts with Volkswagen in Poland, reflect Imperial Logistics’ growing success as the logistics and transport partner of choice in the automobile industry in Eastern Europe. At the Audi AG plant in Győr in Hungary, Imperial has been awarded the […]

Ctrack entrusted to monitor truck payload productivity factors in Truck Test 2017

Ctrack entrusted to monitor truck payload productivity factors in Truck Test 2017

Telematics data critical in providing accurate reflection of each truck’s capabilities Vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions specialist Ctrack by Inseego is once again throwing its weight behind Truck Test 2017. The gathering will see 12 heavy commercial trucks demonstrate their capabilities in a one-day test organised by Focus magazine […]

Automatic trucks make increasing sense for fleet owners

Automatic trucks make increasing sense for fleet owners

In South Africa, two-pedal trucks accounted for approximately half of all truck sales nationally, according to figures from Lightstone, a marketing intelligence company. In other markets, such as Australia, sales of automatic trucks are also close to those of manual transmissions. The trend mirrors what is happening in multiple industries: […]

Better life, wear from new Firestone trailer tyre

Better life, wear from new Firestone trailer tyre

Bridgestone South Africa’s commercial arm has announced the introduction of a new heavy duty vehicle tyre designed especially for trailers and semi-trailers. The Firestone FT505 Trailer-only General Use Tyre has been optimised for free-rolling axles on trailers, providing a low cost-per kilometer with reliable performance. “Our key areas of focus […]

Imperial Logistics focused on Environmental Management

Imperial Logistics focused on Environmental Management

  Reflecting its commitment to the protection and preservation of the environment, Imperial Logistics has developed a set of Environmental Management Standards that are now ready for implementation at all Imperial Logistics Africa group companies. “This initiative forms part of our quest to fulfil the ‘duty of care’ for the […]

Imperial Logistics partner with LMI Holdings for world class logistics and supply chain solutions in Ghana

Imperial Logistics partner with LMI Holdings for world class logistics and supply chain solutions in Ghana

Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has partnered with Ghanaian conglomerate LMI Holdings to form a new business, Imperial LMI Logistics that will deliver world class logistics services in Ghana and West Africa. “The vision of Imperial LMI is to be the leading integrated, end-to-end supply chain partner of […]

An idea that saves lives  – Flexible Humanitarian Vehicle Concept

An idea that saves lives – Flexible Humanitarian Vehicle Concept

flexHVC – Flexible Humanitarian Vehicle Concept – is the brainchild of student Johannes Schmutzler, who came up with the idea as the subject of his graduation thesis. flexHVC is an all-terrain coach that can be used to transport sick or injured patients and serve as a mobile care and surgical […]