CROSS-BORDER ROAD TRANSPORT AGENCY PRESENTATION BY THE CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER G MABUZA DATE: 28 MARCH 2007
THE AGENCY • Cross-Border Road Transport Agency was established in 1998. • To provide for co-operative and co-ordinated provision of advice, regulation facilitation and law enforcement
CORE FUNCTIONS Regulatory: Enable/monitor regulated flow of freight and passengers in the region, through the issue of permits. Law Enforcement: Visible and physically enforce compliance to the Act by both operators and drivers.
CORE FUNCTIONS (CNTD) Facilitation: • Improve unimpeded flow of freight and passengers in the region • Reduce operational constraints for the cross-border transport industry as a whole - Enhance and strengthen the capacity of the public sector in support of its strategic planning, enabling and monitoring functions.
VISION Our vision is to regulate the smooth flow of passengers and goods, to promote prosperity and encourage social and economical development within the Southern African Development Community.
MISSION The Agency’s mission is to facilitate, regulate and enforce a smooth flow of traffic in a manner that optimises mobility and accessibility, to foster public and private partnerships, thus contributing to the seamless integration of the Southern African Development Community through: • Road Transport Agreements with Southern African Development Community Member-states, based on extra-territorial jurisdiction. • Strong public and private participatory forums. • Effective and visible law enforcement.
THE BOARD The Agency is governed and represented by its Board, which the Minister, after consulting with the relevant stakeholders, appoints and delegates all powers to run the Agency: Board members: 1) G Phalafala (Chairman) 2) Ms N Ally (Deputy) 3) Ms M du Preez 4) Ms B Horne 5) H Dikgale 6) Ms H Mnguni 7) L Twalo 8) B Mpondo
PERFORMANCE • Gradual decline year after year • The Agency is expected to be self-sustaining • Benefit from money appropriated by Parliament
PERFORMANCE (CNTD) Finance
PERFORMANCE (CNTD) Law Enforcement
CURRENT STATUS Executive Overview SADC Economic Hub – • The biggest flow of traffic • Carry out the Mandate Challenges faced by the Agency – • Growing the revenue of the Agency • Developing intervention of dealing with HIV/Aids • Dealing with all allegations of fraud and corruption • Finding ways of motivating staff • Facilitation to ensure that consultation and partnerships with other key role players within SADC are fostered and maintained. • Law Enforcement to fully ensure that carriers operate within the prescribed parameters
THE FUTURE Turn Around Strategy • Strategic Workshop – Three year plan • Operational Excellence : 0-3 months - Mission critical initiatives & stabilising - Core revenue • New fundamentals : 3-6 months - Improving productivity - Cost – non strategic • Rational experiments : 6-18 months - New business models/products/services to grow income • Breakthroughs : 18-36 months - Transforming core strategy or business approach.
SUMMARY OF REVENUE 2007/08 TO 2009/10