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The Minibus Taxi and Bus Services Industry in South Africa 2014

Liz Kneale | South Africa | 29 July 2014

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The South African taxi industry is a multi-billion rand industry and a powerful force in the urban economy...

Description

This report focuses on the minibus taxi and bus and coach services industry in South Africa. These two sectors form part of the government's vision to make public transport the heartbeat of the economy and social development by moving people to give them access to work, education, health and social facilities.

Table of Contents

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1. INTRODUCTION 1
2. DESCRIPTION OF THE INDUSTRY 1
2.1. Industry Supply Chain 1
2.2. Geographic Position 3
3. SIZE OF THE INDUSTRY 4
3.1. Minibus Taxi Sector 4
3.2. Bus and Coach Sector 4
4. STATE OF THE INDUSTRY 10
4.1. Local 10
4.1.1. Corporate Actions 12
4.1.2. Regulations 12
4.1.3. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development 14
4.2. Continental 16
4.3. International 17
5. INFLUENCING FACTORS 18
5.1. Economic Environment 18
5.2. Rising Operating Costs 19
5.3. Information Technology 20
5.4. Labour Resources 20
5.4.1. Unions and Work Stoppages 20
5.4.2. Skills Development and Training 21
5.4.3. Job Creation and SMME Development 22
5.5. Cyclicality 23
5.6. Environmental Concerns 23
5.7. Transport Infrastructure and Road Conditions 24
5.8. Road Safety and Vehicle Roadworthiness 24
6. COMPETITION 25
6.1. Barriers to Entry 26
6.2. Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation 26
7. SWOT ANALYSIS 27
8. OUTLOOK 28
9. INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS 28
10. REFERENCES 29
10.1. Publications 29
10.2. Websites 30
ORGANOGRAM 32
COMPANY PROFILES 35
AFRICA'S BEST 350 LTD 35
ALGOA BUS COMPANY (PTY) LTD 37
AMAROSA TRADING (PTY) LTD 39
ARROW COACHES CC 40
ATAMELANG BUS TRANSPORT (PTY) LTD 41
AUTOPAX PASSENGER SERVICES (SOC) LTD 43
BRAKPAN BUS COMPANY SOC LTD 45
BUSCOR (PTY) LTD 46
BUTHOTIS TRADING (PTY) LTD 48
CITY OF TSHWANE METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY 50
COMBINED TRANSPORT SERVICES (PTY) LTD 52
CREAM MAGENTA 326 (PTY) LTD 53
DUZI BUS SERVICE (PTY) LTD 54
ELWIERDA (STELLENBOSCH) (PTY) LTD 55
EMONDHLO BUS SERVICE (PTY) LTD 56
GAUTENG COACHES (PTY) LTD 57
GOLDEN ARROW BUS SERVICES (PTY) LTD 58
GREAT NORTH TRANSPORT (PTY) LTD 60
IKHWEZI BUS SERVICE (PTY) LTD 62
IMPERIAL GROUP LTD 63
INTERCAPE FERREIRA MAINLINER (PTY) LTD 67
ITUMELE BUS LINES (PTY) LTD 69
JOHANNESBURG METROPOLITAN BUS SERVICES (PTY) LTD 70
KZN BUS SERVICES (PTY) LTD 72
KZT BUS SERVICES (PTY) LTD 73
KZT COUNTRY CRUISER (PTY) LTD 74
MAYIBUYE TRANSPORT CORPORATION 75
METRO BUS SERVICE (PTY) LTD 77
MIDBANK BUS SERVICE (PTY) LTD 78
NORTHWEST STAR (SOC) LTD 79
PHOLA COACHES (PTY) LTD 81
PHUMATRA TRANSPORT ENTERPRISE CC 83
PIOTRANS (PTY) LTD 84
PUTCO (PTY) LTD 86
SA ROADLINK PASSENGER SERVICES (PTY) LTD 88
SCOPEFULL 21 (PTY) LTD 90
SIBANYE BUS SERVICES (PTY) LTD 91
SOUTH COAST BUS SERVICE (PTY) LTD 92
STABUS TOURS CC 93
TANSNAT COACHLINES (PTY) LTD 94
THEMBALETHU BUS SERVICES (PTY) LTD 95
UNITRANS PASSENGER (PTY) LTD 96