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Value Logistics issues dire trading update
Value Logistics issues dire trading update

In August, Value Group - a consistent profit performer for the past dozen years - stunned the market with a dire trading update, warning that its interim earnings could be down by between 70% and 90% and its share price dropped from 500c to 412c, a 12-month low.

By Marc Hasenfuss 29 Sep 2014 11:51

Africa - the final frontier
Africa - the final frontier

In expanding and marketing products and services into Africa, business owners need to keep in mind that the continent of Africa has 53 countries, hundreds of languages and various cultures, making it a complex task.

By Sumesh Rahavendra 29 Sep 2014 07:46

38% of Western Cape farm projects fail
38% of Western Cape farm projects fail

An external evaluation has shown that the Western Cape saw 38% of its 246 agricultural land reform projects in the province failing and another 24% experiencing "challenges".

29 Sep 2014 07:38

FlySafair taking off on 16 October
FlySafair taking off on 16 October

Customers contacting FlySafair, a low-cost carrier relaunching on 16 October are asking whether airport parking is included in the ticket price and this shows that the airline is attracting first-time flyers, Chief Executive Dave Andrew says.

22 Sep 2014 10:02

Denel, Aerosud sign deal with Airbus
Denel, Aerosud sign deal with Airbus

A three-way agreement between leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus and South African companies Denel Aerostructures and Aerosud Aviation has been finalised.

17 Sep 2014 11:34

E-tolls boycott hurts Gautrain's operations
E-tolls boycott hurts Gautrain's operations

More than R40bn has been spent but Gauteng transport chiefs are now coming to the realisation that the province's two flagship projects - the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project and Gautrain - are not having the desired effect

17 Sep 2014 11:02

Capespan buys stake in clearing specialist
Capespan buys stake in clearing specialist

Zeder-controlled fruit farming and marketing company Capespan has bulked up its logistics arm by snapping up a 75% stake in forwarding and clearing specialist Aspen International, it was announced at the weekend.

By Marc Hasenfuss 15 Sep 2014 15:02

Innovation Group releases report on fleet management in 2015 and beyond
Innovation Group releases report on fleet management in 2015 and beyond

The Innovation Group has released The Future Now report on fleet management in 2015 and beyond, which points to a future for fleet management that...

11 Sep 2014 10:34

Gauteng residents able to speak out over e-tolls
Gauteng residents able to speak out over e-tolls

Gauteng residents will today, 11 September, get a chance to air their views on how e-tolls affect them, during representations to the Gauteng Advisory Panel on the socio-economic impact of e-tolls.

11 Sep 2014 08:54

Tolls take toll on car dealerships
Tolls take toll on car dealerships

Car dealerships in Gauteng have been forced to fork out up to R200m more to administer the costs of the province's new e-tolling system.

10 Sep 2014 12:22

Reseller model helps DHL grow 1000% in sub-Saharan Africa
Reseller model helps DHL grow 1000% in sub-Saharan Africa

In what could become a business school case study, DHL Express' number of service points in sub-Saharan Africa increased from 300 to over 3300, not by building its own bricks and mortar branches but by collaborating with local business owners who act as DHL resellers.

8 Sep 2014 08:32

Earnings at Eqstra Holdings drop 26.3% to 76.7c
Earnings at Eqstra Holdings drop 26.3% to 76.7c

Full-year headline earnings per share (HEPS) at diversified industrial logistics group Eqstra Holdings were down 26.3% to 76.7c for the year to June‚ although revenue was up by 9.8% to R9.9bn.

3 Sep 2014 11:15

Outa seeks answers to road costs
Outa seeks answers to road costs

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) has called for a commission of inquiry to determine how the cost of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project tripled to R20bn in six years.

3 Sep 2014 10:47

Tolls will keep SA's roads servicable says Cesa
Tolls will keep SA's roads servicable says Cesa

Engineers have urged Gauteng motorists to pay e-tolls or face the danger of road infrastructure going the way of Eskom - deteriorating to the point that billions of rands are needed to rebuild it.

By Philani Nombembe 29 Aug 2014 09:07

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