MiX and channel partners look ahead at the 2016 Africa Channel Partner Conference

MiX welcomed 42 delegates to our 2016 Africa Channel Partner Conference, held at Monte Casino in Johannesburg from 16 to 18 February. The group represented 28 channel partners from more than 20 African countries, and included MiX colleagues from management, sales, product management and marketing. The time was spent sharing the latest product and service offerings with our channel partners, as well as discussing opportunities that exist in various market segments across the continent. We would like to thank those that attended for making the event a huge success!

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MiX ups subscriber base by 600 after welcoming new customers in Brazil

Three large bus operators in Brazil – São Gonçalo Group, Triecom/Trectur and Expresso Itamaracá – have recently signed up with MiX, representing 400 new bus and coach subscribers in the region. The organisations join a long list of MiX customers from the same industry. Their aims: to improve driver behaviour, reduce fuel consumption, while facilitating route adherence and on-time arrivals. Following a series of successful trials, implementation is underway, and we look forward to reporting on positive results along the way – such as the 8% reduction in fuel consumption achieved for Expresso Itamaracá during a six-month trial.

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Value Master Protector partners with MiX and other associates to launch game-changing product in South African insurance sector

Value Master Protector (VMP), a subsidiary of the Phik’a Group and co-owned by firstEquity, today announced the launch of Depreciation and Shortfall Protector (DSP). This is the first value-added product (VAP) to cover shortfall and depreciation, irrespective of comprehensive motor insurance. DSP is underwritten by Centriq, re-insured by the world’s 3rd largest re-insurer – Hannover Re, and developed in association with MiX Telematics, the approved tracking device supplier. With backing from leading market players, it is believed DSP will have a significant impact on the insurance sector in the country.

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MiX in Mexico

Recently, in collaboration with channel partner Administracion de Flotas, MiX participated in Mexico’s leading bus & coach exhibition that takes place every two years. The event afforded us the opportunity to connect with a number of potential customers and was a great success overall. A Latin American version of our bus and coach video is now available: Click here to watch it. 
Riders from MiX take on the 2016 Cape Town Cycle Tour

On Sunday 6 March, over 10 riders sporting MiX-branded attire joined and successfully completed the famous Cape Town Cycle Tour. Congratulations to all those who participated! Conditions were perfect for the 109-kilometre stretch – known as the world’s longest timed cycling event. The route takes riders through some of the world’s most spectacular scenery that includes the iconic Table Mountain as a backdrop. As always, MiX had a corporate hospitality tent where colleagues and their family and friends joined in the fun to support those who participated. You can view the album, here.
From 15 - 16 March, MiX will be attending the Richmond Supply Chain event, being held in Northampton in the UK.

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On 16 - 17 March, MiX will be participating in the FleetWatch Brake & Tyre Safety event in Escourt, South Africa.
MiX will be participating in the SPE International Conference & Exhibition on Health, Safety, Security, Environment, and Social Responsibility, from 11 - 13 April. The event is taking place in Norway, Stavanger, at the Stavanger Forum. If you’re in town, please stop by Booth #409 to visit MiX.
From 19 – 22 April, MiX is participating in the NAFA Institute & Expo 2016, in Austin, Texas. Visit us at Stand 209.
MiX will be participating at theCommercial Vehicle Show 2016, from 26 - 28 April, at the NEC in Birmingham. If you’re nearby, please visit us at Stand 4F02 for a catch-up.