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24 June 2019

The transport and logistics industry in Australia is governed by stringent laws and regulations to ensure safety on all roads. These include the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) legislation as well as various other Workplace Health and Safety acts and regulations.

17 May 2019

The term “telematics” originated from the amalgamation of the words “telecommunications” and “informatics”. It refers to the technology used to remotely monitor a wide range of data related to either an individual vehicle or an entire fleet.

29 April 2019

Safety plays an essential role in fleet management and is often a key consideration when businesses decide to implement a long-term telematics solution.

23 April 2019

The holy month of Ramadan is associated with a change in eating, working and sleeping habits. Fasting can result in dehydration and lowered blood sugar levels which, in turn, has the ability to affect cognitive ability in terms of attentiveness, concentration, vision and reaction. In addition, the irregular meals and sleeping patterns can cause individuals to experience fatigue, exhaustion and distraction.

19 March 2019

Driver fatigue management is an ongoing challenge faced by fleet managers, who have a responsibility to protect drivers and other road users from the risks associated with driving when tired.

28 June 2018

By the end of 2018, we should see Electronic Work Diaries (EWD) offer an alternative to the paper-based Written Work Diary (WWD) used to track driving hours. The National Heavy Vehicle Regular (NHVR) has confirmed this approach will come into play, albeit on a voluntary basis, to help counter fatigue among heavy vehicle drivers.

13 April 2018

Regardless of the industry you operate in, telematics adoption typically delivers fleet efficiencies in a number of different ways. From knowing exactly where your vehicles are in real-time to monitoring driver performance and route planning, fleets are using telematics to achieve a variety of different goals but ultimately all benefit from the same end-result of optimised fleet management.

22 November 2017

Make no mistake: driver fatigue and distraction are becoming serious problems for fleets, resulting in a significant number of fatalities on Australian roads every year.

21 April 2017
Technology is playing a vital role in dramatically increasing safety on Australian roads, with major wood panel manufacturer, Borg Manufacturing, eliminating all instances of truck rollovers and crashes since implementing a MiX Telematics solution over two years ago.
03 November 2016

A grey fleet refers to any vehicle used for making a work-related journey, which is not owned by the organisation itself. While the term is becoming more and more popular across Australia, the knowledge required to effectively manage grey fleets is lacking. Many fleet managers are unaware of the risks that a grey fleet poses to their organisation and do not have a full appreciation of their legal responsibilities with their use.

11 October 2016

Brake Annual Fleet Safety Awards

The annual Brake Fleet Safety Awards reception was recently held in Auckland on 29th September where a number of safety-conscious organisations attended to learn details of the winners for 2016. MiX Telematics was awarded with “Highly Commended” in the category for Fleet Safety Product, which is a significant achievement for us given the number of entries that Brake (the road safety charity) received this year.

27 September 2016

MiX Telematics is pleased to announce its participation in this year's annual Australian Bus and Coach Show, which has returned to Sydney after three years. The event, taking place at the Sydney Showground (Olympic Park) from 5 – 6 October, will give MiX Telematics the opportunity to showcase its solutions and demonstrate the impressive results achieved for bus and coach customers using MiX's technology.

19 September 2016

Know someone who points out all the little mistakes you make when driving? Annoying, right – but what if it makes you a better driver in the long run?

29 August 2016

After the success of the Safety in Action Conference in Melbourne last year, MiX Telematics is proud to confirm that we will be participating in the flagship annual conference taking place at the Olympic Showground in Sydney from September 6th – 8th.

25 August 2016

MiX Telematics is pleased to announce the launch of a new paper entitled "The business case for telematics". The paper is aimed at fleet managers, and outlines how telematics can help to address key challenges around improving driver safety and increasing fleet efficiencies.

22 July 2016

MiX Telematics is pleased to announce the launch of a new guidance report from Brake – a road safety charity that we are proud to sponsor. The report is aimed at helping Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) improve the safety of staff who drive for work, to prevent crashes and cut costs.

13 July 2016

MiX Telematics is excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the PNG Industrial & Mining Resources Exhibition with our channel partner MasterSystem Technologies from July 20th – 21st in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG).

02 June 2016

A recent article published online* has revealed that the top issue keeping Fleet Managers awake at night relates to driver shortage and retention.

14 March 2016

MiX Telematics have been delivering Defensive Driver Training and Transport Safety Training in Australia and overseas for over 15 years. During that time, we have worked with various clients in both good and challenging economic times. In tough times such as now, training is often considered as dispensable, and one of the first things to go within an organisation. In reality, training should be considered essential and as something that needs to continue regardless of economic climate conditions. Here are four compelling reasons why:

02 March 2016

There has been much debate about in-cab cameras and whether they are a help or a hindrance when it comes to protecting drivers on the road. Deployment of in-cab systems within Truck fleets is on the rise as the benefits they can offer by way of increased safety and security become clearer.

07 October 2015

Hamilton, New Zealand, 7th October 2015 – 210 people have died on New Zealand roads from the beginning of this year to the end of August, which is 28 more than the same time last year, according to the New Zealand Ministry of Transport.

15 September 2015

Statistics show that fleet drivers are 50 per cent more likely to be hurt or killed in road crashes.*

18 February 2015
Dubai, UAE, 18 February 2015: MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has applauded the UAE’s strong focus on road safety as part of its Vision 2021 to become one of the best countries in the world. By establishing Road Safety KPIs, the UAE aims to reduce road-related fatalities from an average of 6.7/100,000, per year, to 3/100,000.
16 February 2015
Johannesburg, 16 February 2015 – MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has achieved a significant milestone in the telematics industry, by surpassing more than 500,000 subscribers globally. The news was communicated by the company’s CEO, Stefan Joselowitz, during the recent earnings call held last week.
15 January 2015
MiX Telematics has conducted a detailed study across four key European markets – UK, France, Germany and Spain – to determine the current and likely future trends in the development of telematics solutions within the commercial vehicle industry. The study considered five key areas: Telematics in a Mature Market, The Value of 'Big Data', Road Safety, Telematics and Future Vehicles and Systems Integration in the Future.
12 December 2014
A snap survey conducted by MiX Telematics following the Government's recent £1.5bn road building announcement has found that operators within the transport industry remain unconvinced as to the benefits the programme will ultimately deliver.
04 December 2014
Ipswich Buses, the council-owned company which provides bus services in and around Ipswich, has renewed its fleet management contract with MiX Telematics.  Since first opting for MiX Telematics' Fleet Manager solution in the spring of 2011, Ipswich Buses has recorded sustained fuel savings and now enjoys a top rating for passenger satisfaction in the independently-conducted Passenger Focus survey.
10 November 2014
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10th November 2014: MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, and regional channel partner Fleet Management Systems International (FMSi), are showcasing a wide range of innovative fleet management and safety solutions for the oil and gas sector, at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum EXPO (ADIPEC).
14 November 2014
Cape Town, 14 November 2014 – MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, announced last week during its half-year earnings call the acquisition of Compass FM, their largest value-added reseller in Southern Africa.
09 July 2014
MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, will increase its focus on the evolving New Zealand transport industry. The company, which will be participating in the Bus and Coach Association (BCA) New Zealand Annual Conference in Auckland for the first time this week, says it will continue to work on introducing innovative telematics solutions that cater to this specific market.
24 June 2014
29 May 2014, Dubai, UAE – MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has made impressive progress with the Public Authority for Electricity and Water in Oman (PAEW), in improving their overall fleet performance. The fleet management solution, implemented in collaboration with regional partner Fleet Management Systems International (FMSi), is installed in around 400 government service vehicles and has brought about positive results in just three months.
Transport and Logistics
05 June 2014
Midrand, South Africa,  June 5, 2014 — MiX Telematics Limited (NYSE: MIXT, JSE: MIX), a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), today announced the appointment of  Skip Kinford as President and CEO of the MiX Americas business.
02 May 2014
The Commercial Vehicle show 2014 went off with a bang for fleet solutions provider MiX Telematics. The UK team hosted lots of exciting activities to attract the attention of visitors from product launches to product mascots they were keen to make an impression and with nearly 100 new leads they did just that.
30 April 2014
A new state-of-the-art fleet management solution designed for maximum efficiency, economy and safety in operation.
Transport and Logistics,Construction,Service Fleets,Oil and Gas,Emergency Services
29 April 2014
MiX Telematics is focusing on its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery model, which provides a broad range of fleet management solutions, at the 2014 Commercial Vehicle Show. SaaS products presented on the MiX Telematics stand (4J48) include a new generation of MiX Fleet Manager, which is being launched at the show, and the company's state-of-the-art mobile asset tracking service, MiX DataTrak.
Transport and Logistics,Construction,Oil and Gas,Emergency Services
30 April 2014
Designed to drive up operational efficiency, and thereby promote high levels of customer service, MiX DataTrak is a low-cost, feature-rich online vehicle tracking service, created exclusively for the unique needs of the UK market.  Equally suitable for truck fleets, vans, passenger carrying vehicles and all other types of mobile assets, MiX DataTrak is viewable on any internet-equipped PC, tablet or smartphone and provides vehicle location information 24/7.  In addition, MiX DataTrak offers customisable real-time alerts covering vehicle status changes such as ignition-on or door open.  Watchboxes (geofences) can also be created and the system incorporates a 'find' function for specific locations or postcodes.
Transport and Logistics,Construction,Service Fleets
20 April 2014
20 April 2014, Dubai, UAE – MiX Telematics' status as a leading global provider of fleet management solutions has been acknowledged in one of the world's top business publications, with the company being identified as a prime target for investors as the telematics industry continues to develop and grow internationally and in the Middle East.
Transport and Logistics,Service Fleets,Oil and Gas
17 March 2014
BOCA RATON, FLA. – March 17, 2014 – MiX Telematics (NYSE: MIXT), a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, is participating in the 2014 SPE International Conference on Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) from March 17-19 in Long Beach, Calif. The company’s proven safety solutions for the oil and gas industry will be showcased at Booth #321.
14 March 2014
Johannesburg, 14 March 2014 - MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, in collaboration with NGO Heartbeat, have today opened the much anticipated Heartbeat Youth Centre. The revamped facility in Vosloorus is a fully inclusive training, socialisation and learning centre for underprivileged children in the area. The project, which was initiated in 2012, was made possible by a R1.5 million investment from the MiX Telematics Enterprise Trust. Funding for the Trust is made available through dividends from MiX Telematics Enterprise, which enables the management of large fleets for blue-chip customers including Eskom, Total, Clover and Parmalat.
13 March 2014
Transport and Logistics,Construction,Service Fleets
22 August 2012
22 August, 2012 - Heartbeat, an NGO that supports AIDS orphans and vulnerable children in Vosloorus, is building a new learning centre for the children of the poverty-stricken township, thanks to a major investment by fleet telematics company MiX Telematics Enterprise.
05 March 2014
5 March 2014 – MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, is participating in the 2014 South African Bus Operators Association (SABOA) annual conference on 6 March. The company will use the event to make local bus operators aware of major benefits they can achieve by implementing an effective fleet management solution. The SABOA conference is being held at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria and MiX Telematics can be visited at Stand 44/45.
14 February 2014

BOCA RATON, FLA. – Feb. 14, 2014 – MiX Telematics (NYSE: MIXT), a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as SaaS (Software as a Service) to customers in 112 countries, will participate in this year’s UMA Motorcoach Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center from February 16 to February 20 at booth #1210. MiX Telematics representatives will be on site to respond to questions and provide solutions to current challenges facing the bus and motorcoach industry.

06 February 2014

Johannesburg, 6 February 2014-MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has acquired a small South African tech startup known locally as Mobitech.

Transport and Logistics,Construction,Service Fleets,Oil and Gas,Emergency Services
05 December 2013

5th December 2013, Basra, Iraq; Dubai, UAE – MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS), and channel partner FMSi are participating in the 4th Basra International Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition 2013. The event is the largest oil and gas show in Iraq and runs 5 to 8 December at the Basra International Fair Ground.

Oil and Gas
20 November 2013

BOCA RATON, FLA. – Nov. 20, 2013MiX Telematics (NYSE: MIXT), a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, will participate in the Telematics for Fleet Management USA Conference (booth No. 15 and 16) from Nov. 20th to Nov. 21st at The Westin Buckhead in Atlanta. In addition, MiX Telematics Chief Executive Officer, Stefan Joselowitz, will offer his expertise in an exciting panel discussion entitled, “Take Control of New Markets.”

Transport and Logistics,Construction,Service Fleets,Oil and Gas
12 November 2013

BOCA RATON, FLA. – Nov. 12, 2013 – MiX Telematics (NYSE: MIXT), a leading global provider of fleet management, driver safety and vehicle tracking solutions, has helped Avita Coffee and Provision Inc., a Florida based coffee delivery company, raise their overall revenue by increasing the efficiency of their deliveries by 40 percent. After using a MiX Telematics solution tailored to their needs for six months, the company found they had a higher volume of delivery capacity.

Transport and Logistics
07 November 2013

Midrand, South Africa,  Nov. 7, 2013 — MiX Telematics Limited (NYSE: MIXT, JSE: MIX), a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), today announced financial results for its second quarter and first half of fiscal year 2014, each of which ended September 30,  2013.

31 October 2013

Johannesburg, 31 October 2013: MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, teamed up with local trailer manufacturer SERCO, and long-standing retail customer SPAR, to conduct a world-class experiment that would test the aerodynamic benefits of SERCO’s new eco-trailer..

Transport and Logistics
24 October 2013

Johannesburg, 24 October 2013 - MiX Telematics and Tata Automobile today announced their first partnership agreement in South Africa at the Johannesburg Motor Show. Tata Automobile will provide customers in the country with premium fleet management solutions across its entire commercial vehicle range for the first time. The new service offering, Tata Automobile Telematics, is available at 51 Tata dealerships around the country.

Transport and Logistics,Construction,Oil and Gas
18 October 2013

MiX Telematics, a global provider of fleet management, driver safety and vehicle tracking solutions, is presenting a new telematics strategy for bus operators at its stand, number 444 in Hall 4, at Busworld Kortrijk (17-23 October 2013). The elements of the new strategy, which encompass a broad spectrum of customisable and bespoke telematics-based options, will be presented to the media at press briefings at 14:30 on Thursday, 17 October; 11:00 and 15:00 on 18 October and again at 11:00 on 19 October.

16 October 2013

Johannesburg, 16 October 2013 – In collaboration with its local channel partners, MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, today launched an all-in-one offering ‘The Essential MiX’ for the South African market at the Johannesburg International Motor Show. MiX Telematics is exhibiting in Hall 9, Stand 9E 006, from 18 – 27 October 2013.

11 October 2013

Johannesburg, 11 October 2013MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, is once again sponsoring Clover Mama Afrika’s annual roadshow – a journey that includes support visits to 21 Clover Mama Afrika centres across South Africa.

Transport and Logistics
07 October 2013

7 October 2013, Doha, Qatar; Dubai, UAE – MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as software-as-a-service or SaaS, says that oil and gas companies in Qatar and the GCC can save up to 15% on their fuel costs by implementing an effective fleet management solution.

Transport and Logistics,Oil and Gas
30 September 2013

MiX Telematics, the global provider of telematics-based fleet management solutions, is previewing elements of a new telematics strategy for bus operators on its stand, H174 in Hall 20 of the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, at this year's Coach & Bus Live exhibition.  To be formally presented in detail at the forthcoming Busworld exhibition (Kortrijk, Belgium 17-23 October 2013) the new strategy encompasses a broad spectrum of telematics-based options, all of which can be customised in line with customer requirements.

The holy month of Ramadan is associated with a change in eating, working and sleeping habits. Fasting can result in dehydration and lowered blood sugar levels which, in turn, has the ability to affect cognitive ability in terms of attentiveness, concentration, vision and reaction. In addition, the irregular meals and sleeping patterns can cause individuals to experience fatigue, exhaustion and distraction.

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MiX Telematics is a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as SaaS to customers in over 120 countries. The company's products and services provide enterprise fleets, small fleets and consumers with solutions for efficiency, safety, compliance and security. MiX Telematics was founded in 1996 and has offices in South Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States, Uganda, Brazil, Australia and the United Arab Emirates as well as a network of more than 130 fleet partners worldwide. MiX Telematics shares are publicly traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE: MIX) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MIXT). For more information, visit www.mixtelematics.com.

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Suite 3 – 5
281 Hay Street
Subiaco, Western Australia
6008
Tel: +61 8 9388 5800
1/28 Fortescue Street
Spring Hill
Brisbane, Queensland
4004
Tel: +61 7 3234 3500