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Transnet partners with GE Transportation to digitise SA supply chain

Transnet, the custodian of South Africa's rail, ports and pipeline networks, has partnered with GE Transportation...

17 Nov 2016

Embattled Dawn reports loss for six months to end-September

Building supplies group Distribution and Warehousing Network (Dawn) announced on Wednesday, 16 November, a 10% drop in revenue to R2.4bn for the six months to end-September...

By Pericles Anetos 17 Nov 2016

Have you planned for imports ahead of the 2017 Chinese New Year?

For any business working with China, it becomes imperative to understand and manage the shut-down period during Chinese New Year to ensure no risk to their business or production cycle...

15 Nov 2016

TFG looks to drones, collection points to facilitate customer deliveries

Few South Africans are at home during standard delivery times to accept their parcels and the country has a high level of informal housing, with no formal street addresses for delivery. These unique demands in the South African online shopping context require innovative thinking around delivery and returns...

15 Nov 2016

How to prepare for Black Friday deals and delivery

From negotiating deals with suppliers to ensuring delivery logistics run smoothly, PriceCheck and Parcelninja's CEOs, Kevin Tucker and Justin Drennan respectively, team up ahead of Black Friday to provide some key insights retailers should be thinking about...

14 Nov 2016

ASEAN market seeks to increase bilateral trade with Africa

Member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will make a leap into the African continent with their first joint trade mission and business expo in South Africa next year...

11 Nov 2016

Bulk exports slip due to coal-line maintenance

SA's bulk export volumes fell by 0.7% year-on-year in October to 12.80-million tons, Transnet National Ports Authority said...

By Dominic Preuss 10 Nov 2016

How do you protect your business against the pitfalls of the open road?

South Africa's roads are some of the most dangerous in the world, which means trucks filled with precious cargo are exposed to significant risk the second they pull onto any road or highway...

By Morné Stoltz 10 Nov 2016

Barloworld Transport, Meadow Feeds partnership built on a winning formula

In the fast-moving transport sector, relationships that are built over time and develop into long-terms partnerships are unique and a notworthy expample of this is Barloworld Transport's contract with Meadow Feeds...

9 Nov 2016

Third quarter bears e-commerce boon for Deutsche Post

FRANKFURT - Logistics provider Deutsche Post beat expectations on Tuesday by delivering strong third-quarter results, with online shopping continuing to bolster its bottom line...

8 Nov 2016

Weak consumer demand hinders container trade performance

According to the 2016 Q3 Maersk Trade Report, expectations that the container market would experience growth during the third quarter of the year have not been realised...

8 Nov 2016

Multimodal West Africa draws industry to Lagos in January

Thousands of representatives from the transport and logistics industry will meet for the Multimodal West Africa exhibition and conference in Lagos from 24-26 January 2017...

7 Nov 2016

#EntrepreneurMonth: Steady growth amid industry boom-and-bust cycles

It is quite an achievement to start from scratch and grow your own fleet by one truck a year and surviving the boom-and-bust cycles of the construction haulage industry for three decades...

3 Nov 2016

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