On January 17th, MiX Telematics was the proud sponsor of the ceremony at the Viajeros Awards held in Madrid. The event, otherwise known as the âIndustrial Vehicles of the Year Awards Ceremonyâ, brought together over 350 influential figures from the transport and logistics and bus and coach industries. Also in attendance was Director General JoaquÃn del Moral Salcedo from Terrain Transport of the Spanish Ministry of Economic Development.
In collaboration with Australian channel partner Airco Auto Instruments, MiX Telematics monitors the 33-strong truck fleet belonging to Total Pacifique â a wholly owned Total affiliate that markets and distributes petroleum productsacross New Caledonia. The MiX Telematics fleet management solution, first installed using GPS in 2008, will help the Total Group to meet its stringent safety standards.
MiX Telematics recently launched MiX Fleet Mobile v.3.0, a unified mobile application that supports both the iPhone and iPad. MiX Fleet Mobile is designed to put customers in control of their fleets while theyâre on the go. The improved v.3.0 is now available for download directly from the Apple App Store. Earlier versions of MiX Fleet for iPad should be deleted and replaced with MiX Fleet Mobile v.3.0, which is fully compatible with iOS 6 and the iPhone 5.
During participation in the Autocar Expo in Bordeaux, France, MiX Telematics and partner Sirac ran a driver competition which invited bus drivers to try out the new generation RIBAS system by MiX Telematics. A total of 20 drivers were attracted to the stand. They participated eagerly by driving a set route with the aim of showing off their skills and seeing first hand how the modified device can boost their performance.
In collaboration with New Zealand channel partner, Vehicle Technologies, MiX Telematics has secured a fleet management contract with the countryâs largest operator of urban bus services â NZ Bus. The proven solution will be installed in a fleet of 1,100 buses, starting with 650. NZ Bus looks forward to exceptional vehicle and driver performance data, which will be used as part of their substantial and continuous improvement programme.
MiX Telematics continues to grow its business around the world as evidenced by strong performance in the first half of its 2012/13 financial year as announced yesterday 2012/13 financial year as announced yesterday. Due to the extension of existing enterprise contracts as well as the addition of new mega fleets across various industries in various countries, MiX Telematics increased its revenue by 20.3% (to R564 million) and its operating profit by an impressive 60.8% (to R76 million) in comparison to the same period a year ago.
MiX Telematics held their third Global Partner Conference in Istanbul, Turkey, from 8 to 11 October 2012. With an impressive turnout of over 120 delegates representing 35 countries, the event was a huge success. The record attendance â up from 80 delegates in 2010 and 50 in 2008 â will certainly help MiX Telematics nurture their growing global footprint.
In September, MiX Telematics participated in the SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, held in Perth, Australia. The event revolved around key topics on health, safety, environment, social responsibility and HSE management, and allowed MiX Telematics to share the proven benefits of their driver safety solutions. At the same time, the company announced the launch of a new world-class Online Driver Training tool.
MiX Telematics is proud to announce the release of new MiX Fleet mobile versions for iPhone, iPad and Android. New features include enhanced search functionality, reverse geolocation support, global time zone support, faster response times, camera view (Augmented Reality) stability improvements, and trailer tracking support in South Africa.
For the third time running, MiX Telematics will participate in the renowned IAA Commercial Vehicles Trade Fair, being held in Hannover from 20-27 September 2012. As a global provider of driver safety, vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions, we will use the opportunity to launch new products and share key proven benefits of our solutions, along with the latest industry knowledge on the topic of fuel efficiency.
MiX Telematics has been referred to as âthe one to watchâ in a recent Competitive Assessment released by ABI Research. The global study, which scrutinised a total of 18 commercial vehicle telematics providers, revealed MiX Telematics to be a strong performer in the areas of regional expansion and diversification of solutions across a variety of industries.
MiX Telematics was recently awarded a satellite contract with Algerie Telecom, based on the companyâs proven track record as well as its ability to deliver fleet management solutions in the Algerian territory. Specific industries for which the solutions will prove highly beneficial include government services, and oil and gas.
After a successful yearâs contract in Germany through MiX Telematics partner, Kienzle Automotive, Praxair has decided to implement its MiX Telematics fleet management solution in Scandinavia, Belgium, The Netherlands, France and Russia. The in-vehicle monitoring system, to be installed in 200 additional vehicles, has proven to help Praxair operate its company and contractor vehicles within their defined protocols for safety and security.
MiX Telematics, a business focused on all levels of vehicle telematics, including driver safety, fleet management, vehicle tracking and recovery services, was awarded a noteworthy fourth place in the annual Financial Mail Top Companies Survey at a gala event held on 28 June 2012.
The latest community-driven tracking initiative sees MiX Telematics partnering with mapIT, enabling the public to track Team International and Goofy Gophers in real-time as they journey across Southern Africa in the 2012 Put Foot Rally, in support of Project Rhino. Previous initiatives included the successful 'Build A Bike' social media campaign, which was held leading up to the Argus Cycle Tour in March 2012.
BOCA RATON, FLA. â June 8, 2012 â MiX Telematics North America, a leading provider of driver safety, vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions across the U.S., Canada and Latin America, announced today that the companyâs second Thought Leadership white paper titled, âDistracted Drivingâ is now available online. The Thought Leadership series is written by driver safety experts and available to the public in a PDF format on the companyâs website in the White Papers Section. The âDistracted Drivingâ white paper is being released in conjunction with MiX Telematics North Americaâs participation at the Connected World Conference, which will be at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Ill., from June 11 â 13, 2012.
Figures just announced demonstrate that a collaborative programme of risk reduction, developed by bus operator RATP London United and MiX Telematics, has been a major contributor to a significantly improved safety record. The operator has seen a 21 percent reduction in personal injury claims since the start of the programme in August 2009.
MiX Telematics would like to congratulate European partner, Continental Automotive GmbH, on the launch of VDO DriveTime in Europe. The new solution, which supercedes MiX DriveTime, extends the capabilities of the VDO DLDÂ® Wide Range by bringing track & trace, driving hours management, location management, and more, to the industry-leading VDO Digital Tachographs made by Continental.
Cape Town, 30 May 2012: MiX Telematics, a global leader in driver safety, vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions, launches MiX Insight Analyser to its broad base of Fleet Manager (FM) customers. The web-based product is an advanced and intuitive analysis tool, which enables fleet owners to scrutinise fleet data and make decisions that help optimise the performance of their operation.
Figures just announced demonstrate that a collaborative programme of risk reduction developed by bus operator RATP and MiX Telematics has been a major contributor to a significantly improved safety record, with the personal injury claim rate against RATP London United today reduced by 21 percent compared to its standing prior to the introduction of the programme. MiX Telematics assisted RATP in implementing a risk reduction scheme based on in-vehicle monitoring and targeted driver training designed to improve the behaviour of RATP's drivers behind the wheel.
From 24-26 April 2012, MiX Telematics took part in the CV Show in Birmingham in the UK. The event was a great success, with MiX Telematics welcoming partners and key industry experts at its stand. Visitors enjoyed informative briefings, held by key speakers, on current industry challenges including rising fuel and insurance costs as well as changes in government regulation.
BOCA RATON, FLA. â May 8, 2012 â MiX Telematics North America, a leading provider of vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions across the U.S., Canada and Latin America announced today that it will offer a free series of Thought Leadership white papers titled, âTransforming Vehicle & Driver Safetyâ. The Thought Leadership series will be available to the public in a PDF format on the companyâs new website, which officially launched Wednesday, May 8, 2012. MiX Telematics will be at booth #6335-H in the Safe Driving Pavilion during the CTIA show in New Orleans from May 8 â May 10.
Users of MiX Telematics Fleet Manager solution are now able to benefit from potentially lower insurance premiums should they choose the Towergate Fleetcare+ product offered by leading commercial vehicle insurance specialist Towergate Insurance Motor. This is because Fleet Manager meets the criteria laid down by Towergate which allow risk to be assessed and remedial action taken to reduce the chance of any future losses occurring.
Transport operators are now able to receive incident alerts and video evidence should their vehicles be involved in an incident on the road by virtue of a unique collaboration which sees MiX Telematics' technology integrated with RoadScan Pro, the vehicle event data recorder of RoadScan Limited.
MiX Telematics, the global provider of vehicle tracking and fleet management products and services, has joined forces with contract hire and fleet management specialist Euroway to develop an innovative and intelligent fleet management product that features a telematics solution at the heart of every Euroway fleet management contract. Launched at C V Show 2012, Eurowayâs expanding FleetSure programme will see all new vehicles that are added to FleetSure from now on are equipped with the MiX Telematics' Fleet Manager solution.