Tag: truck insurance

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 […]

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 […]

Safe travels – insuring your goods in transit

Safe travels – insuring your goods in transit

Running a business in today’s unstable economy is risky enough as it is, but when your bottom line depends on goods arriving safely at a designated destination, the chances of disaster grow ever higher. South Africa’s roads are some of the world’s most dangerous, meaning that those trucks filled with […]

Your dashcam footage can help truck operators reduce crashes!

Your dashcam footage can help truck operators reduce crashes!

All the larger fleet operators have by now invested in vehicle telematics and technology that helps them them to reduce costs. Vehicle telematics can tell the fleet managers whether there are excessive speeding, harsh braking and cornering  and various driving behaviors that could lead to increased wear and tear and […]

What do you need to know about commercial truck insurance?

What do you need to know about commercial truck insurance?

South Africa’s notoriously dangerous road system poses a myriad of risks to any business dependent on mobility. Given the enormous financial and logistical ramifications faced as a result of the loss or theft of a commercial vehicle, it’s vital that local enterprise owners understand their specific insurance needs and ensure […]