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Episode 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

Date: 22 Apr 2014
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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Matrix continues to navigate the path of innovation

The relaunch of the Matrix brand early in 2013, positioned the major industry player as not just another tracking product but rather a brand focused on personal safety, convenience and one that is 'right by your side'.

Issued by Matrix 19 Mar 2014 12:39

China wins lion's share of Transnet's R50bn train tender

China's two largest rolling-stock manufacturers are the biggest winners of a R50bn deal to manufacturer more than 1000 locomotives for Transnet‚ confirming South Africa's preference for doing business with members of Brics.

By Razina Munshi and Mark Allix 18 Mar 2014 16:39

Don't forget to fill up

The petrol price will rise by 36c/l at midnight tonight.

4 Mar 2014 15:50

Imperial buys Nigerian pharmaceutical distributor

Eco Health, a leading pharmaceutical distributor in Nigeria, has sold 53% of its company for US$74 million in cash to Imperial Logistics, a wholly owned division of Imperial Holdings.

27 Feb 2014 10:46

'Solutions sought for high port tariffs'

Companies in the shipping industry and port authorities are seeking to resolve the challenges that South Africa's high port tariffs represent and to make it easier to do business in the country‚ says Maersk South Africa's Fred Jacobs.

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 11 Feb 2014 08:20

New seafreight solution for pharmaceutical industry

Imperial Health Sciences, in partnership with global ocean freight specialist Yusen Logistics, has announced the launch of temperature controlled sea freight consolidation service to southern Africa for the pharmaceutical industry. This weekly service kicked off in January with solutions for East and West Africa to follow later in 2014.

7 Feb 2014 11:31

Ports seek an 8.5% tariff increase

The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) needed an average 8.5% tariff increase from the Ports Regulator this year to afford much-needed capital expenditure of R2.4bn that needs to be spent according to TNPA's chief executive Tau Morwe.

By Linda Ensor 28 Jan 2014 08:29

SA benefits from increased Kenyan shipping

Traffic through Kenya's port of Mombasa has increased by 7.4% a year over the past 12 years. In 2012, it handled some 19.6 million tons of cargo, of which about 4 million tons were imports and 5 million tons were transit cargo to neighbouring countries.

27 Jan 2014 10:42

New Tanzanian port to increase trading opportunities

The economy of Tanzania, a country of 48-million people, is expected to grow at around 7.2% in 2014, according to the International Monetary Fund.

15 Jan 2014 13:24

Delivering SADC produce for international export

With Zambia and Zimbabwe entering the international fruit export market, reliable freight forwarding services have become essential, given the fragile nature of the consignments.

17 Dec 2013 08:58

How to avoid delivery delays this festive season

SMEs need to avoid festive season delivery bottlenecks and this is particularly relevant given the escalating volumes of deliveries for online fulfilment as an increasing number of companies sell their products online.

By Shane de Beer 9 Dec 2013 09:21

Relief as petrol price drops 28c/l

The petrol price decrease of 28 cents a litre‚ which takes effect from Wednesday, 6 November, because of an improved rand against the dollar and lower oil prices‚ is expected to offer relief to deeply indebted consumers.

By Evan Pickworth 4 Nov 2013 08:52

Cape Town airport's cargo area upgraded

The Cape Town International Airport has completed the upgrade of its cargo division at a cost of R18m in a bid to streamline its cargo operations.

By Bekezela Phakathi 30 Oct 2013 07:46

Mercedes-Benz hands over busses to City of Joburg's BRT

Sandown Motor Holdings recently handed over 134 bus units of 0500M Euro V city bus chassis to the City of Johannesburg at the launch of BRT Phase 1B. The chassis supplied by Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) are made up of 93 complimentary buses and 41 articulated buses.

21 Oct 2013 14:14

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