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New CLTD programme to foster development of supply chain professionals

The Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) designation was introduced to delegates at the recent 38th Annual SAPICS Conference...

12 hours ago

City pilots card payments at vehicle registration centres

The City of Cape Town started piloting the use of card payment facilities at its motor vehicle registration office in the Cape Town Civic Centre. The first day saw more than...

1 day ago

Innovative technologies adds new dimension to transport

The importance of improved technology to ensure that modern and reliable transport through the continent's corridors is fully and sustainably operational continues to grow...

3 days ago

Paying attention to mediation clauses in shipping contracts

Parties to a shipping agreement, such as a contract of carriage or charter, should pay very careful attention to the wording of the mediation clause included in the shipping contract, if they agree that they wish to refer any future or existing disputes to mediation...

By Lana Jacobs 3 days ago

Jumia to become Africa's one stop online destination

With a new vision, the Africa Internet Group is connecting its companies into Jumia's ecosystem which will give access to products and services from its e-commerce platforms...

24 Jun 2016

TPT's DCT makes progress on road rehabilitation project

Durban Container Terminal's road at Pier 2 has been in existence for more than 35 years and, due to constant heavy traffic, several repairs have been completed...

24 Jun 2016

Why is outsourcing still a dirty word?

Amongst South African business leaders, outsourcing is still something of a dirty word. For many, it denotes weakness and an inability to properly grow and manage...

By Kate Stubbs 23 Jun 2016

Imperial shares five-pillar approach to transport risk management

According to Imperial Logistics' HHS, risks that must be constantly considered and mitigated in the transport industry include...

23 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: Creating the largest digital transport marketplace in Africa

As we are celebrating the success of South Africa's youth, I asked Rion Henning, starter-upper, founder and managing director of BidShip, the Uber of logistics, to tell us about his journey to success...

By Cari Van Wyk 22 Jun 2016

Maersk report: struggling trade market curbed by economic restraints

Container trade in South Africa has been negatively impacted by the declining demand for mining commodities, the economic slowdown in China, dwindling consumer spending and...

22 Jun 2016

Serco kickstarts Takealot fleet

Serco worked closely with e-commerce retailer,, in its move to own and operate its own fleet of dry body vehicles...

21 Jun 2016

Imperial shifts gear in tough terrain

Imperial Holdings says in a management update that SA's economy has tightened, and trading remains challenging. It says factors affecting the group are...

By Mark Allix 20 Jun 2016

Record vehicle exports achieved at East London port

With over 10,000 new vehicles exported, Transnet and Mercedes-Benz SA recorded the highest units being handled in East London in April 2016...

20 Jun 2016

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