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The past 14 months have been a steep learning curve for me in particular but I am happy to report that I can see the first signs that we have turned the corner. It gives me great pleasure to report that it has been a huge collective team effort and that historical gremlins are being dealt with and rapidly eradicated. All the departments have made an enormous effort to deal with problems, work smarter and contributed to the turnaround. Our revenue has grown by more than 20% compared to previous year and we are almost at a point where I can report that unnecessary spending is under control. Our fleet is at an all-time high, our revenue per day is on target, utilisation is at an acceptable level and cash flow has improved significantly and our new locations are performing better than expected. Damages and fleet maintenance remain a challenge and will hopefully soon be resolved. More focus is being paid to our IT systems and infrastructure and as we all know, underpins the effectiveness of our operations. We have also launched a much more dedicated and focused training programme, the results of which we have already seen. I am excited about the future and hope we can continue with the improvements.

Newsletter New branches opened in Kathu, Midrand and Century City.

Proud Parents Jermaine and Zakia Kajee-Johnson

Congratulations Mr & Mrs Siebrits!

Proud Parents Carmen & Heinrich Papenfus

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Guess who the famous little faces are from the Eastern Cape and stand a chance to win movie tickets. Send your guesses to by the 10th of April 2014.


Ashnee Hurribance

Thenjiwe Mbathe

Lorick Barlow

Andrea Visser

Beverley Opperman

Freddy Manokwane

Karen Schwartz

Belinda Draai

Jaci Visser

Moses Monareng

Elzette Swartz

Touche Munyai

Marlon Peterson

Victor Khoza

Tracy Pather

Charmaine Hobbis

Levon Shields

Nicolin Naidoo

Welcome to all new staff and congratulations to those on their promotions.


Wils Opening Proceedings at the Strat Session, and the Team Building. Getting back to basics.


Sherl Camera & Hans Manke attended ITB Berlin.

Project Lighthouse Guests Visited Hertz South Africa in February. Kurt Fehlmann Business Partner Process Excellence Nicola Veratelli – photographed with Wils, and Vice President Operations & Supply Chains Hertz International Alessandro Mandas

Newsletter We took up the challenge of the Neknomination and presented Vincentia Boogie Ngovese of Women and Men Against Child Abuse with a New Branded Vehicle.

We also set up a tee box at the De Zalze – Vernon Philander Foundation Golf Day in Stellebosch

Thank you to the Cape Town team for actively participating in the Argus with Powerades and Energy bars as well as a boerwors braai.

Newsletter Marnel Immelman Rental Sales Agent – Eastern Cape Washing Cars – Getting to know every aspect of our business

Charles Friend

Marlan Kistan

Vanessa Grebe

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