Motsepe’s African Rainbow Capital raises stake in Uber-like trucking firm

Motsepe's African Rainbow Capital raises stake in Uber-like trucking firm Patrice Motsepe-owned African Rainbow Capital (ARC) is increasing its interest in trucking just as the market predicts that logistics and warehousing sectors will be the big beneficiaries of the new normal ushered in by Covid-19. ARC bought into technology-led trucking company, Linebooker in 2018 when it was just a year old. On Tuesday, it announced that it has decided to make additional investments into Linebooker but did not disclose how big of a [read more]

2020-08-25T12:23:43+02:00Aug 25th, 2020|

Linebooker and TruckFuelNet (TFN) partner to boost the largest online logistics marketplace in Southern Africa

Linebooker and TruckFuelNet (TFN) partner to boost the largest online logistics marketplace in Southern Africa Linebooker, the leading transport platform in Southern Africa, has partnered with TFN, the leading fuel platform in Southern Africa. This partnership was created to offer all businesses access to diesel and simultaneously enhance cash flow and help transporters to better serve customers on the Linebooker platform. Both businesses have aligned values and the strategic focus to create technology driven online networks where all players in the logistics [read more]

2020-07-27T18:08:14+02:00Jul 27th, 2020|

Is the future of transport online?

Is the future of transport online? In support of South Africa’s fight against COVID-19, transport platform Linebooker has waived all booking fees related to loads moved for relief efforts and loads moved by SME’s. Linebooker’s cloud-based platform allows you to connect with the largest fleet in SA - more than 245 major transport companies and over 10300 trucks - within 30 minutes. Register and have a truck en route to your loading point all within one hour. There are no payment or [read more]

2020-04-23T09:38:36+02:00Apr 23rd, 2020|

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|