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Local exporters to capitalise on growing eastern trade route

The rapid increase of the rate at which reefer cargo, also know as perishable cargo, is exported from South Africa to the Middle and Far East regions...

2 Jul 2015 08:21

Transnet strikes R3 billion deal with German bank

PRETORIA: State-owned freight logistics group, Transnet has signed a R2.8 billion loan with Germany's KfW Development Bank to fund part of its 1064 locomotive acquisition programme...

24 Jun 2015 08:37

Dti committed to growing exports

PRETORIA: The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is committed to growing the diversity and volume of the country's exports by ensuring that all stakeholders...

19 Jun 2015 10:00

[Source Africa 2015] Africa en vogue

Africa is certainly the next big thing when it comes to trading partners for the US, and the recent reauthorisation of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) for another 10 years has just made it even hotter...

By Nicci Botha 11 Jun 2015 08:15

Hard challenges for single-contract transport operators

Transport operators, which are a key component of the economic fabric of rural towns, are finding it increasingly difficult to operate in a challenging environment...

8 Jun 2015 10:22

Turning the warehouse from cost centre to differentiator

Warehouse investment is on the up: 39% of companies plan to increase the number of warehouses and 33% to expand their size...

29 May 2015 09:50

Maersk buys containers to provide for expected increase in trade

The Maersk Group has purchased 20,000 new containers for global distribution, with the first 170 arriving soon in South Africa...

26 May 2015 07:43

Nedbank, IFC provide $50m finance and warehouse scheme

Nedbank (through its Capital Division) together with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have launched a $50-million facility to help commodity traders and processors in sub-Saharan Africa import agricultural commodities and export cash crops...

10 Apr 2015 07:00

Serco provides strapping system for Shoprite trailers

Serco has fitted a unique strapping system in new trailers delivered to Shoprite to prevent pallets, trolleys and general cargo from moving during transit...

25 Mar 2015 19:56

MEC wants IDZs to step up agro-processing

The Eastern Cape industrial zone could learn from the prominent role agriculture plays at the Dube Trade Port in KwaZulu-Natal, Agriculture MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane said on Wednesday, 11 March...

16 Mar 2015 11:35

Port Ngqura creates jobs

The Port of Ngqura has managed to create over 800 permanent jobs in the Eastern Cape, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Monday...

10 Mar 2015 09:24

Coega to commission EIA for aeronautical industrial cluster project

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has announced its intention to issue a notice for an environmental impact assessment study to assess the feasibility of establishing a cargo airport and an aeronautical/aerospace industrial cluster in the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) near Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape...

9 Mar 2015 09:49

DHL wins STAT Times award

DHL Global Forwarding has been named Africa's International Freight Forwarder of the Year for the third time...

2 Mar 2015 08:40

Coega Development Corporation invests R9m in new lay-down area

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has announced the investment of R9m in the establishment of a new lay-down area, located on the boundary between the Port of Ngqura and the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ)...

16 Feb 2015 09:17

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