Company Cars vs Travel Allowances 

Which one to choose? 

The majority of companies offer a company car to their employees rather than a travel allowance, but there has been a sizeable shift towards allowance options.   This reflects the current tough economic conditions as many companies are looking for ways to outsource cost and risk. 


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New trailer for refrigerated goods

Trailer design and refrigeration technology power refrigeration units

Eqstra Flexi Fleet, a division of Eqstra Fleet Management and Logistics, has partnered with New Way, Ice Cold Bodies, and Javgro Transport Refrigeration Solutions to design a cold trailer featuring new trailer design and refrigeration technology to power the refrigeration units.


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The advantage of fleet branding

Can you afford not to brand your fleet?

In addition to providing transport, fleet vehicles are a useful avenue for company/product advertising. Branding fleet vehicles can communicate company and/or product messages to communities at a fraction of the cost of traditional advertising. Unbranded vehicles are a lost opportunity. This white paper explores the various advantages of fleet branding for the fleet management industry.


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Tyre Management

Monitor the impact of driver behaviour on tyres 

Tyre management is a highly complex discipline and when done correctly and diligently can ensure driver safety, maximise fuel consumption and improve overall vehicle running costs. The white paper focuses on the function of a tyre, size characteristics, tyre pressure and rotating, balancing and alignment.  


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Fleet Insurance

Keep your employees safe and benefit from your insurance  

With careful management and attention to detail fleet insurance can both reduce insurance costs and enhance the safety of employees and still benefit the fleet operator with as much coverage as is required. It can also make a significant contribution towards road safety.


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Fuel price trends and forecast

What to expect from the rising fuel price in South Africa

Fluctuations in international petroleum prices combined with a weakening rand has pushed fuel prices higher for the month of December 2017. On average, the rand has weakened against the
US dollar although it has shown resilience in the days following South Africa’s recent downgrade of the credit ratings. Despite this, South Africa’s economic situation remains weak, and our view is still that further fuel price hikes can be expected into the first quarter of 2018.

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Best-in-class fleet policy

The key to operating a successful fleet

As a fleet manager, your aim is to run your fleet operation as economically and efficiently as possible. In many cases the reason a fleet operation is inefficient is the absence of a fleet policy which defines the company's and the driver's vehicle responsibilities.

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AARTO coming soon

AARTO coming soon

What is AARTO?

The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) amendment bill has moved a step closer to being signed into law. Fleet Managers must make themselves familiar with the current and proposed amended provisions of the Aarto Act, and should participate in the public hearings which surround it. 


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