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.
Dollar and Thrifty Car Rental in South Africa has selected Novatel Wireless' Ctrack fleet management system for its fleet vehicles. This partnership builds on an existing long-term relationship between the two companies. With Ctrack, Dollar Thrifty can manage and protect its fleet of rental vehicles against theft, damage, and loss, according to Novatel Wireless. “Prior to the acquisition of Ctrack, Novatel Wireless had only been able to provide Thrifty with the hardware piece to the puzzle,” said Sue Swenson, CEO of Novatel [...]
Ctrack is excited to announce its collaboration with MiWay Business Insurance to supply insurance telematics solutions to their Heavy Commercial Vehicle (HCV) clients. With effect from August 2016, MiWay Business Insurance is adding value to its commercial vehicle insurance products by installing Ctrack devices to all insured heavy commercial vehicles. Morné Stoltz, Head of Business Insurance at MiWay, says the Ctrack solution not only supports stolen vehicle tracking and recovery, but also delivers rich contextual vehicle usage confirmation. “Ctrack monitoring [...]
While a lot of transport companies have already started to capitalize on the Internet of Things, many are still fearful of the concept. Professor Johan Joubert, researcher at the Center for Transport Development at the University of Pretoria, explains what this concept entails and how companies can utilise it to stay ahead of their competition.
Recently, the UK water company Anglian Water extended its vehicle tracking solution with Ctrack across a further 500 vans within its fleet. At that stage, they had already achieved a host of benefits in terms of road safety, fuel efficiency and environmental responsibility. Introducing telematics to England’s largest water service has brought fuel savings of $860,000 and a $13,000 monthly tyre saving
The Road Transport Management System (RTMS) yesterday confirmed that the number of heavy vehicles that are RTMS certified has surpassed the 10 000 mark. This increase demonstrates the commitment road transport operators are putting in place in order to implement standards and comply with South Africa’s road traffic regulations to improve road safety.
One-stop software platform for easy storage and analysis of data for auditing purposes In an industry-first move, vehicle tracking and fleet management company Ctrack, a subsidiary of Novatel Wireless (Nasdaq:MIFI) recently demonstrated how their advanced fleet management software is being used to simplify auditing purposes for members of the Road Transport Management System (RTMS). The software solution was presented at the monthly Transport Forum Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting held in Cape Town last week. According to Hein Jordt, MD [...]
Safety, health, the environment and quality (SHEQ) are vital components of the trucking world. What are South African transport operators doing to provide a quality service, reduce their carbon footprints and ensure happy and healthy workers, while simultaneously promoting road safety? PETA LEE investigates
Burma Plant Hire expands fleet management solution with Ctrack after long-term improvements in operational control and productivity
After realising a significant ROI through Ctrack’s solutions, Burma Plant Hire has outfitted their entire fleet with Ctrack’s Fleet Analytics Service. This advanced dashboard management software will provide powerful in-depth analysis on critical fleet performance factors to improve their productivity, thereby offering the best service and solutions to their clients.