Finance

Initiative to assist black-owned towing companies launched

Initiative to assist black-owned towing companies launched

Telesure Investment Holdings (Telesure), which owns and operates several of South Africa’s leading insurance brands, has teamed up with Firstassist to launch an initiative to assist Black-owned Exempted Micro Enterprises take their business to the next level. The initiative has been endorsed by the Minister of Small Business Development, Ms […]

What to look for when buying a fleet vehicle

What to look for when buying a fleet vehicle

As a fleet business owner, you have to upgrade your vehicles on a regular basis. This could be because you want to move on to using larger vehicles, you have taken on more clients or because you want to upgrade your fleet to look more modern and professional. Whatever the […]

Boost your business with smart delivery

Boost your business with smart delivery

It can be difficult to carve out a competitive advantage in today’s cutthroat business environment. For some companies, investments have been focused on creating digital advantage through measures like apps or fancy websites, or improved processes with clever technology to make things run faster and better. While all those strategies […]

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 […]