Truck Rodeo in Blumenau proves the art of safety lies with the driver

Once again, MiX was proud to be the official sponsor of the Truck Rodeo competition organised by Raízen in Brazil, for whom several MiX customers transport goods such as ethanol, gasoline and diesel to Shell gas stations across the country. The competition is designed to enhance safety on the roads and prevent accidents, and does so by recognising and rewarding carriers and drivers who demonstrate safety excellence in the field. In total, 10 drivers participated, representing 36 fuel carriers. 

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Transcargo in Tanzania on the up and up thanks to MiX

Haulage company Transcargo, referred to MiX by another one of our customers, opted for our MiX Fleet Manager Premium solution in 2014. With 241 of Transcargo’s 280-strong truck fleet fitted with the solution, the customer has no regrets thanks to the remarkable results they achieved. Within two years, Transcargo managed to reduce their accident rate by a massive 70%, while improving their delivery turnaround time by 48 hours. Find out how these results were achieved by reading the full case study.

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Driver safety webinar, a great success! 

In Australia, we recently hosted a safety webinar open to customers, with 78 people registering to take part. The one-hour session was geared to help fleet managers keep their employees safe while out on the road. Amanda Warmerdam from The Accident Research Centre at Monash University, Stewart O’Brien, a MiX Telematics training manager, and customer Borg Manufacturing each provided key insights on how to boost and maintain driver safety. 

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Golf, road freight talk and a helicopter flip with a difference

As in previous years, MiX was proud to sponsor the Golf Day during the Road Freight Association (RFA) Convention, held this time at the Legend Golf and Safari Resort in Polokwane, South Africa, from 22 to 24 May. Ten lucky golfers were treated to a helicopter flip to the Extreme 19th hole at the top of the Hangklip Mountain. ‘Extreme 19th’ is the world's longest and highest Par 3, with a 361-metre shot to the green, which is nestled at the foot of the mountain and shaped like the African continent.

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From 7 – 8 June, MiX will be participating in the 43rd NAPFM Conference, taking place at The International Centre in Telford, the United Kingdom. The event is one of the largest emergency service fleet events in Europe. If you’re attending, please find us at Stand 88.

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MiX is pleased to be participating in this year’s AESC Annual Summer Meetingfrom 20 – 22 July, at Horseshoe Bay Resort in Texas. John Seidl, President and Owner of transportation consulting company JSCS Inc., will speak at the meeting about the ELD Mandate’s impact on oil and gas, while MiX’s Pete Allen will join him in a panel discussion on the topic. Click here to register and for further information.