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Road is still king of freight
Road is still king of freight

Freight movers in SA still prefer road transport to rail to transport goods locally, hindering Transnet's efforts to get rail-friendly cargo off the roads...

By Andiswa Maqutu 27 Jan 2015 16:28

Transnet Ports announces R9.65bn in infrastructure projects at Saldanha
Transnet Ports announces R9.65bn in infrastructure projects at Saldanha

The Transnet National Port Authority (TNPA) on Monday, 26 January, announced R9.65bn in infrastructure projects at Saldanha Bay, which will enhance its ability to service the offshore oil and gas industry...

By Linda Ensor 27 Jan 2015 08:07

BPL logistics engineer wins competition
BPL logistics engineer wins competition

Ben Walters, logistics engineer at Bidvest Panalpina Logistics (BPL), has been named the 2015 South African winner of the Young Freight Forwarder of the Year competition...

23 Jan 2015 10:25

The time is ripe to expand into the continent and abroad says Smillie
The time is ripe to expand into the continent and abroad says Smillie

Durban-based VIPA Holdings has entered into an alliance with Cargill, the largest grain trading company in the world...

21 Jan 2015 16:00

Adaption and evolution are key when creating resilient supply chains in Africa
Adaption and evolution are key when creating resilient supply chains in Africa

Business decision-makers should be asking themselves how they can respond quickly to fast-changing customer demand, how they can contain or reduce escalating costs and how they can enter emerging markets without substantially increasing their risk...

16 Jan 2015 12:44

DA: Remove Tshabalala from Transnet Board
DA: Remove Tshabalala from Transnet Board

The DA wants Ellen Tshabalala immediately from the Transnet Board...

9 Dec 2014 09:39

New PRASA locomotives unveiled
New PRASA locomotives unveiled

Mosenngwa Mofi, the CEO of the Passenger Rail Services of South Africa (PRASA), says the unveiling of new locomotives will change the lives of commuters for the better...

2 Dec 2014 10:29

Citizens benefit from sub-Saharan globalisation
Citizens benefit from sub-Saharan globalisation

DHL has released its Global Connectedness Index (GCI) 2014, which is a detailed analysis of the state of globalisation around the world...

18 Nov 2014 10:37

New ports boss wants to boost efficiency
New ports boss wants to boost efficiency

Strengthening the performance of the country's ports is a priority for their new chief operations officer...

By Cindy Preller 18 Nov 2014 06:57

Shift in energy sector demands new supply chain models
Shift in energy sector demands new supply chain models

The global energy industry is undergoing a seismic shift, in part driven by the development of new, unconventional sources of energy...

17 Nov 2014 15:18

Demerit system for drivers edges closer
Demerit system for drivers edges closer

The long-awaited rollout of the points demerit system to manage traffic infringements is edging closer with only a few hurdles still to be overcome...

14 Nov 2014 06:32

Minister announces resignation of Post Office board
Minister announces resignation of Post Office board

PRETORIA: Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele on Friday, 7 November, announced the resignation of the board members of the South African Post Office.

10 Nov 2014 09:20

Survey shows huge growth potential for e-retailers in Africa
Survey shows huge growth potential for e-retailers in Africa

Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in the region. The Shop the World! report reveals that emerging markets offer the highest growth potential...

By Sumesh Rahavendra 31 Oct 2014 11:57

Plan logistics to avoid bottleneck deliveries
Plan logistics to avoid bottleneck deliveries

Small and medium businesses would do well to plan their logistics requirements in good time to avoid getting caught up in the bottleneck of last minute deliveries as the festive season gets into full swing.

By Shane de Beer 31 Oct 2014 06:35

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