Basic Energy Services signs five-year renewal with MiX Telematics for fleet management and driver safety

We’re pleased to announce that Basic Energy Services in North America has renewed its contract with us for the next five years. The customer uses one of our flagship solutions to help improve driver behaviour and safety within its fleet of more than 4,000 vehicles. Brett Taylor, VP Manufacturing and Equipment at Basic Energy Services, described MiX as an excellent and proactive partner, adding that they look forward to a continued relationship with us.

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MiX Telematics launches innovative task management application

In September, we were proud to announce the launch of our new task management application, MiX Go. The application – that is available in selected countries as an add-on to MiX Fleet Manager and MiX SafeDrive – enables our customers to streamline communication and task management between mobile fieldworkers and the office. 

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Go-Ahead Group selects MiX Telematics once again

The Go-Ahead Group in the UK has selected MiX as its fleet management provider for the next three years. The agreement – which started in, and has been ongoing since, 2007 – will see 4,500 Go-Ahead vehicles nationwide continuing to benefit from the fitment of our flagship MiX Fleet Manager Premium solution. The customer looks forward to continued safety and efficiency benefits as well as to taking advantage of new developments that include the implementation of MyMiX – our newly launched driver engagement platform.

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MiX Telematics wins Intercape in South Africa

Intercape, South Africa’s largest intercity bus service, has invested in a MiX Telematics fleet management solution to improve operational efficiency and enhance positive driver behaviour. Our solution includes the fitment of hardware in 318 of Intercape’s fleet, consisting of coaches, trailers and non-revenue vehicles. In sourcing a reliable provider and the right solution, Intercape sought a solution that would enable them to reduce their fleet’s operating expenses, fuel consumption and carbon footprint. The operator also aims to minimise incidents such as harsh braking and over-speeding, to enhance safety and comfort for their passengers.

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MiX and Komatel network in the DRC 

In early October, MiX Telematics and African channel partner Komatel, attended a seminar in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The two-day gathering included multiple South African business representatives from diverse industries, as well as government officials from the DRC. Participants, including the Minister of Infrastructure and Commerce who visited our stand, spent valuable time discussing business opportunities that might serve to support key economic growth in the country.
Della Volpe in Brazil to expand fleet under MiX contract to 405 trucks

Della Volpe in Brazil has been using our MiX Fleet Manager Premium solution to manage 291 trucks and will soon be expanding this to an additional 114 vehicles based in the city of Paruapebas-PA, in the north of Brazil. This is a dedicated fleet for the mining operations of Vale do Rio Doce, a multinational mining corporation and the third largest mining corporation in the world. The MiX solution includes driver behaviour monitoring as well as Hours of Service management and has enabled Della Volpe to improve the behaviour of their drivers and decrease fuel consumption.
In collaboration with channel partner Vehicle Technologies, MiX is participating in the New Zealand Bus and Coach Association Conference, being held in Hamilton from 8 – 10 October 2015.

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Tomorrow, in Houston, Texas, MiX is hosting the first in an exciting series of events, “MiX Tee-Off: Are you On Par with ELD?”. We look forward to this key networking opportunity that includes snacks and refreshments, some golf, and an informative session by John Seidl, our guest speaker who offers a wealth of information on the topic.
On 10 October, MiX will be participating in the BAPCO EHS Family Day, at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir.
From 14 – 16 October, we’ll be participating in the Australian Road Safety Conference being held on the Gold Coast.
MiX looks forward to participating inBusworld, being held in Kortrijk, Belgium, from 16 to 21 October. If you’re in the area, please visit us at Stand 114a.
From 29 to 30 October, MiX will be participating in the Taxi Expo in Johannesburg, South Africa. The event is being held at Emperor’s Palace and you can visit us at Stand #003.