Logistics Trends 2017

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Boeing, SpiceJet commits to order of 205 airplanes

During an event in New Delhi, Boeing and SpiceJet committed to an order of up to 205 airplanes. The order, booked at the end of 2016, includes...

5 hours ago

Kenya receives locomotives for China-funded railway

Kenya has received six locomotives from China, which will run on a China-funded standard gauge railway (SGR) due to start trial operation in June...

By Isaac Khisa 6 hours ago

Acsa gets acting finance head

Airports Company SA has appointed Dirk Kunz as its acting chief financial officer following the resignation of incumbent Maureen Manyama...

By Karl Gernetzky 3 days ago

All Dutch trains now run on wind energy

The European country has reached its goal a little earlier than planned...

By Lindsay Samson 3 days ago

Imperial diversifies, buys into commuter bus service market

In line with Imperial Logistics' strategy to diversify into other, related industries, the company has acquired a majority stake in the largest commuter bus operation in the Free State, Interstate Bus Lines...

3 days ago

#BizTrends2017: What does 2017 hold for supply chains?

Supply chain trends will continue to be driven by the need to support business in meeting customer expectations while continuing to better manage and control costs...

By Mungo Park 12 Jan 2017

Lufthansa Group to make 2017 the year of digitalisation

Lufthansa Group showcased their commitment to making 2017 the year of digitalization by demonstrating various new digital innovations at their first digital aviation forum...

12 Jan 2017

Cathay Pacific takes honours as safest airline in the world

For the third consecutive year, Cathay Pacific has been named the world's safest airline according to the JACDEC Safety Index which analyses factors such as...

12 Jan 2017

Airbus jets past Boeing on orders, closes gap on deliveries

Airbus said it had outstripped its own delivery expectations in 2016, closing the gap with Boeing, and beat its US arch-rival on orders...

12 Jan 2017

CTIA reaches 10 million passengers per year mark

Cape Town 10 January 2017, Passengers arriving at Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) on 28th December 2016 were notified that one of them would likely be the 10 millionth passenger

12 Jan 2017

Multi-million rand logistics and retail park to be developed at N2 Business Estate

A multi-million rand logistics and retail park is to be developed at the N2 Business Estate, further establish the Cornubia multi-use development as an important node between King Shaka International Airport and Durban...

11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Smarter decision-making drives telematics development in 2017

While big data has been the buzzword for the past year within the telematics and fleet management space there is no doubt that, in the year to come, this will be ever more critical...

By Grant Fraser 11 Jan 2017

Maritime kidnappings surge in 2016

Maritime kidnappings have escalated to a 10-year high, according to the International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau's annual piracy report...

11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The three hottest trends in transport and logistics

For businesses and consumers alike, here are the three hottest trends to watch in 2017...

By Harry van Huyssteen 10 Jan 2017

Serco to capitalise on new technology and innovation in 2017

Staying abreast of global trends and innovations is an important part of how Serco strives to give its customers the edge in a competitive African market...

10 Jan 2017

Hoverboards make comeback at Vegas electronics show

Hoverboards are aiming for a comeback after a series of debacles and recalls for the quirky wheeled personal transport devices...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Stepping into the future of global supply chains and logistics

In 2017, supply chains and logistics will be shaped by smart partnerships...

By Kate Stubbs 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Fleet trends for 2017

Dr David Molapo, the head of fleet management at Standard Bank, shares his 2017 fleet trends and offers fleet managers some advice...

By Dr David Molapo 9 Jan 2017

Boeing records strong delivery numbers, milestones in 2016

Boeing achieved strong commercial delivery numbers in 2016 and several airplane programme milestones have been reached.

9 Jan 2017

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