Latest independent fuel marketer and bulk fuel and diesel provider news from the Elegant Fuel Group can be read here.

Anna Magwaba: Elegant has truly been my lifeline

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At Elegant Fuel we are passionate about empowering people on their life’s journey. This includes empowering the motorists who travel on South Africa’s roads, and empowering our franchise owners, our fuel suppliers and the many individuals whose Elegant Journeys align with our own journey into the future.

Anna Magwaba owes her life to Elegant Fuel – in more ways than one.

When she was critically ill in 2011, Elegant founder Ockie Strydom rushed Anna, who was on the brink of death, to hospital. More recently he came to her financial rescue, by deferring fuel payment until an overdue government subsidy was paid.

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Portia Modipa: from invoicing to ownership

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At Elegant Fuel we are passionate about empowering people on their life’s journey. This includes empowering the motorists who travel on South Africa’s roads, and empowering our franchise owners, our fuel suppliers and the many individuals whose Elegant Journeys align with our own journey into the future.

Portia Modipa is Elegant Fuel’s head of administration. She works out of Elegant’s head office in Louis Trichardt (Makhado), where her day is taken up primarily by invoicing clients and placing new orders for fuel.

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Elegant Fuel achieves level 2 B-BBEE accreditation

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Elegant Fuel’s ongoing commitment to empowerment received a boost today when the fuel wholesaler and distributor achieved level 2 broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) status.

“This is a huge affirmation for us given that empowerment has formed a cornerstone of Elegant’s business philosophy since we launched more than 10 years ago,” said director Ryno Strydom.

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Tshepo Dhlamini: ensuring fuel supplies and mentoring new franchisees

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At Elegant Fuel we are passionate about empowering people on their life’s journey. This includes empowering the motorists who travel on South Africa’s roads, and empowering our franchise owners, our fuel suppliers and the many individuals whose Elegant Journeys align with our own journey into the future.

Tshepo Dhlamini is the purchasing manager at Elegant Fuel, a role that entails a whole lot more than the designation suggests.

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Faith Modipa: innovation, dedication and self-belief are key to success

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At Elegant Fuel we are passionate about empowering people on their life’s journey. This includes empowering the motorists who travel on South Africa’s roads, and empowering our franchise owners, our fuel suppliers and the many individuals whose Elegant Journeys align with our own journey into the future.

Faith Modipa was just a schoolgirl when she took the first step on her Elegant Journey by following in her father’s footsteps and empowering people through creating employment opportunities for them.

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Making road safety a winning mindset

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Road safety is one of the most important outcomes of the driver training offered by MasterDrive – and we support efforts by others to achieve it, too. One such initiative is Hollard Highway Heroes, an annual competition that promotes road safety through better and safer truck driving. It identifies (and richly rewards) South Africa’s best truck driver. MasterDrive is a preferred training supplier to Hollard Trucking.

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When Elegant empowers, people – such as Hollard Highway Hero Stephen Meje – win

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Empowerment in all its facets is central to how Elegant Fuel operates, from its corporate make-up to the communities it supports – and to the people who work for its partners.

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Elegant Fuel unveils bursary initiative for 2019

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Elegant Fuel invites all students enrolled for qualifications in the engineering, accounting and marketing fields to apply for their bursary initiative for the 2019 academic year.

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