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 [...]
Novatel Wireless today announced that it plans to reorganize its business by creating a new holding company structure in connection with an agreement to sell the Company’s mobile broadband MiFi® business to T.C.L. Industries Holdings (H.K.) Limited (“TCL”). The new holding company will be Inseego Corp., a Delaware corporation.
A real-time GPS vehicle tracking solution can prove invaluable when protecting company assets. Not only does it provide up-to-the-minute data on assets’ whereabouts, but also sends out alerts in real-time when it detects unauthorised movement. A leading German construction company recently experienced the value of having vehicle tracking in their vehicles, when one of their wheel loaders worth 90 000 Euros was recovered by Ctrack, a wholly owned subsidiary of Inseego Corp.
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 [...]
Cameroon Taxi Industry Selects Ctrack Fleet Management Solutions to Improve Driver and Passenger Safety
Vehicle tracking and fleet management company Ctrack, a subsidiary of Novatel Wireless (Nasdaq:MIFI) today announced it has signed a partnership with the Cameroon National Taxi Union to provide Ctrack vehicle tracking and driver behaviour monitoring to the taxi industry in the Republic of Cameroon.
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 [...]
Live web-based tracking for global audience Global vehicle tracking solutions company Ctrack, a subsidiary of Novatel Wireless (Nasdaq:MIFI), has been entrusted to oversee the tracking of the teams in this year’s biennial Sasol Solar Challenge. With the latest vehicle tracking capabilities, Ctrack will measure key telematics data and provide full visibility of the 14 participating teams. This will include the reigning champions, the Nuon Solar team from Delft University in the Netherlands. In its fifth year, the Sasol Solar Challenge [...]