Technology and Telematics

Mercedes-Benz Vans, Matternet and siroop start pilot project for on-demand delivery of e-commerce goods

Mercedes-Benz Vans, Matternet and siroop start pilot project for on-demand delivery of e-commerce goods

Joint project of Mercedes-Benz Vans, US drone systems developer Matternet and Swiss online marketplace siroop Innovative delivery concept with vans as connected, mobile landing platforms for drones tested in Zurich Pilot objectives: testing of on-demand delivery and its acceptance by retailers and public Van and drone combination connects customers and merchants faster, enhances efficiency and […]

5DT offers insights into the Advanced Trucking Simulator for the South African Market

5DT offers insights into the Advanced Trucking Simulator for the South African Market

5DT (Fifth Dimension Technologies), a training simulator and virtual reality pioneer, unveiled their state-of-the-art advanced trucking simulator at a launch event at its head office in the Persequor Technopark, Pretoria, South Africa. The South African launch comes on the back of an international release at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) […]

Dashboard cameras and video captured by passengers can help in reporting bad truck drivers!

Dashboard cameras and video captured by passengers can help in reporting bad truck drivers!

The Arrive Alive website received dashcam footage of a truck driver driving dangerously just before Richards Bay on Sunday the 16 July 2017 at midday, driving on the N2 Highway from North to South. The report received reads as follows: “This huge truck was being driven so dangerously at high speed […]

Capital Finance International Announces Ctrack by Inseego as Most Innovative Fleet Management Solutions Specialist in Africa

Capital Finance International Announces Ctrack by Inseego as Most Innovative Fleet Management Solutions Specialist in Africa

Ctrack by Inseego, a leading provider of global software-as-a-service (SaaS) and big data solutions concerned with vehicle tracking, fleet management and insurance telematics, is the recipient of the Capital Finance International (CFI.co) Most Innovative Fleet Management Solution Africa Award for 2016. The aim of the awards programme is to identify […]

Embracing change enables fleets to be flexible and efficient

Embracing change enables fleets to be flexible and efficient

Dealing with the usual business-cycle and strategy fluctuations is difficult enough for any executive, but fleet managers have to stay upright while the entire foundation of the profession is shifting underneath their feet due to rapid and unrelenting technological advances. “Under such circumstances, only those who expect and prepare for […]