Transparency – Supply Chain Today

Transparency - Supply Chain Today African Rainbow Capital Investments subsidiary, GemCap has acquired online transport management business Linebooker from Oceans Group (Pty) Limited. The investment being made by GemCap will provide a springboard to expand and grow the existing business and its digital solutions within the freight and logistics sector. Linebooker, through its interactive mobile-friendly bidding platform provides customers with instant access to multiple pre-approved transport companies. This not only ensures the best price of the day, but also alleviates vehicle [read more]

2019-10-24T15:47:11+02:00Nov 28th, 2018|

ARC Subsidiary, GemCap Invests in Future Growth of Transport Disruptor, Linebooker

ARC Subsidiary, GEMCAP Invests in Future Growth of Transport Disruptor, Linebooker Cape Town, 29 August 2018: African Rainbow Capital Investments subsidiary, GemCap has announced that it has acquired online transport management business, Linebooker from Oceana Group (Pty) Limited. The investment being made by GemCap will provide a springboard to expand and grow the existing business and its digital solutions within the freight and logistics sector.Linebooker, through its interactive mobile friendly bidding platform provides customers with instant access to multiple pre-approved transport companies. This [read more]

2019-10-24T15:23:56+02:00Oct 2nd, 2018|

Moving Goods to Another City: There’s an App for That

Moving Goods to Another City: There's an App for That Cape Town – Nick Hoffman describes himself as an "intrapreneur" who is passionate about the transport business. He is co-founder and general manager of Linebooker, an online bidding platform for road freight and logistics. An intrapreneur is a manager within a company who promotes innovative product development and marketing. Hoffman said they saw a gap in the transportation of goods where a truck, for example, would take a load to George and drive [read more]

2019-10-24T15:49:23+02:00Nov 27th, 2017|

SA Agriculture Looks to Harvest Efficiencies in Weak Economy

SA Agriculture Looks to Harvest Efficiencies in Weak Economy Transport: ‘low hanging fruit’ for farmers seeking cost savings Farmers are currently facing myriad environmental challenges – from water shortages to avian flu – so finding new ways to cut costs is critical. Transport is one of the ‘controllable’ expenses that farmers can reduce using online technologies and crowdsourcing. Nick Hoffman, general manager of Linebooker – a nimble, online bidding platform that matches trucks with loads – says technology is unleashing new ways for [read more]

2019-10-24T15:07:48+02:00Sep 14th, 2017|

SA Transport Company Helps Students Appreciate Industry-wide Changes

SA Transport Company Helps Students Appreciate Industry-wide Changes ‘On the ground’ instruction provided by owners of disruptive business model Cape Town, 21 August 2017: Disruption is the name of the game in business today and some South African students are learning first-hand what it is all about. As part of guiding the next generation of transport and logistics professionals, Linebooker – South Africa’s leading online bidding platform for road freight transport – has been instructing students from Stellenbosch University to ensure change management [read more]

2019-10-24T15:28:20+02:00Aug 25th, 2017|

Bidding Platform Cuts Transport Costs

Bidding Platform Cuts Transport Costs Linebooker, a Cape Town based online bidding platform in the freight transport sector, has produced an average saving of 12% for its clients since it launched five months ago. The firm said its success showed how ripe South Africa’s freight transport industry was for disruption. Naude Rademan, the managing director at Linebooker, said the firm provided an affordable and efficient alternative in a space where costs are traditionally murky and broker fees are high. “We’ve saved customers [read more]

2019-10-24T15:42:31+02:00Jul 27th, 2017|

Is the Future of Transport Here?

Is the Future of Transport Here? Ideas from two innovative South African firms are making it possible to change the way goods get transported from A to B Andries Louw, founder and MD of transport technology firm Milotek, is thinking big. “I want to provide African cities with a congestion-free, automated mass-transport solution that operates profitably at fares of under US5c/person/km,” he says. That ambitious plan would compete with rail and road transport solutions that are the mainstay for moving passengers [read more]

2019-10-24T15:35:03+02:00May 3rd, 2017|

Linebooker Connects Customers to Trucking Companies

Linebooker Connects Customers to Trucking Companies Cape Town-based start-up Linebooker has introduced a Web-based platform allowing customers to be connected to logistics companies that transport goods and products around SA. Operating nationally, Linebooker says it aims to shake-up SA’s road freight sector through its online bidding platform, which allows customers to find trucking companies and transport their goods to locations around the country. A spinoff from the innovation arm of CCS Logistics (part of the Oceana Group), the company’s platform links bulk business transport customers [read more]

2019-10-24T15:38:51+02:00Apr 10th, 2017|

Start-up to Disrupt SA Logistics With Uber-like Service

Start-up to Disrupt SA Logistics With Uber-like Service Johannesburg – A Cape Town start-up has become the Uber of the logistics industry, with a web-based platform allowing customers to be linked to logistics companies that transport goods and products. Linebooker allows customers who need to transport goods to locations around the country to do so via their web- and mobile-based platforms. A spinoff from the innovation arm of CCS Logistics (part of the Oceana Group), the company has launched an online [read more]

2019-10-24T15:40:02+02:00Apr 4th, 2017|

Linebooker to Disrupt South African Transport Industry

Linebooker to Disrupt South African Transport Industry Linebooker embraces technology Linebooker, a Cape Town-based spinoff from the innovation arm of CCS Logistics, has launched an online bidding platform. The platform connects bulk business transport customers and trucking companies to offer transparent pricing and end-to-end delivery facilitation services. “It’s time for South Africa’s road freight industry to join the 21st century,” says Naudé Rademan, managing director of CCS Logistics “Technology exposes the imbalanced relation between buyers and sellers, and with our online [read more]

2019-10-24T15:32:37+02:00Apr 4th, 2017|