Ctrack is providing Raymarine Regardless with satellite communications for the Cape2Rio Yacht Race which starts on 1 Jan 2017 from Cape Town. The technology will enable the team, who steered Ctrack to victory in the 2015 RiskSA Regatta, to stay connected to their families, friends and supporters on shore throughout the race.
Vehicle tracking services company Ctrack, part of Inseego, has won the ‘Living the Discovery Insure Values Award’ at Discovery’s 2016 Partner Awards black tie event held in Sandton. The partner awards recognised Ctrack for living their values, of which three are shared by both organisations: customer delight, integrity and innovation.
Vehicle tracking services company Ctrack, an Inseego company, recently intercepted a carjacking attempt in KwaZulu-Natal, resulting in the capture of three suspects and a wanted criminal. National crime statistics (2015/2016) released in September reveal an alarming increase in hijackings in South Africa, which rose by 14.3% over the previous 12-month period. This amounts to a total of 14,602 carjacking incidents. Although most common in the densely-populated Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal is now the second-most prevalent hijacking location nationally. Acting National Police Commissioner [...]
Loubser Bulk Services saves significantly on fuel in first month of using Ctrack Fleet Monitoring Services.
Savings of 4% over fleet of 108 vehicles solely through monitoring vehicle speed Loubser Bulk Services, a leading bulk freight transporter in the SADC area, today announced they have experienced a 4% saving on fuel costs within the first month of subscribing to the Fleet Monitoring Services of Ctrack, an Inseego company. The savings were made through the real time monitoring of vehicle speed across its 108 strong fleet and by proactively alerting drivers in the event of exceeding the [...]
In recent years, the organised crime of truck hijackings has seen a worrisome increase. Disturbing evolutions in the modus operandi of truck hijackers have been detected, with syndicates using signal jammers, diversion tactics and even planted employees to get to the cargo. Drivers often aren’t trained to handle a hijacking situation - which criminals are well aware of. According to Hein Jordt, MD of Ctrack Fleet Management Solutions, driver training is essential to combat the scourge of truck hijackings across [...]
Mining is a tough, stressful environment where accidents can and do happen. Thus the more systems are in place to ensure health and safety, the better for both equipment operators and companies. Sophisticated tracking technology can bring added safety and security to mines, as it allows the fleet manager to remotely control and monitor his fleet.
Protecting the environment whilst making sure your fleet is running efficiently, is arguably one of the biggest challenges that fleet owners face today. In a competitive market, it is crucial to take environmental responsibility seriously. The best trucking companies are embracing sustainability by developing initiatives that lessen the impact on the environment. One of the most efficient ways to achieve this is to promote greener transportation through reducing fuel consumption. Research has shown that fleet owners can improve fuel economy [...]
Tying the future of telematics to sustainability Starting today, the 2016 Sustainability Summit will see vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions company Ctrack, a subsidiary of Novatel Wireless (Nasdaq:MIFI) discuss how telematics can help fleet operators maximise their sustainability efforts in an increasingly competitive economic, political and ecological environment. According to Pierre Bruwer, MD of Ctrack SA, vehicle telematics has become a core technology for vehicle and fleet owners who want to combat rising fuel costs and reduce their carbon [...]
Shortly after AfriForum came to an agreement with Ctrack to build control centres in remote areas across South Africa, the Paulpietersburg control room is off to a good start. Through this initiative, the safety and security of AfriForum members in these areas are ensured. AfriForum members get preferential rates on Ctrack’s vehicle recovery systems. A part of the monthly premiums will be donated to AfriForum to erect the control centres. These centres will enable neighbourhood patrols to function more effectively.
The world of trucking fleets is changing as transport owners turn to telematics to reduce costs in an industry where overheads are rising and profit margins are being squeezed. The benefits are being felt in the optimisation of fleets and rebates in services such as insurance.