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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

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

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

Eastern Cape to become hub of maritime economy

With thousands of kilometres of coastline, South Africa is in a prime position to maximise on its 'blue gold', but no area so much as the Eastern Cape...

By Mfundo Piti 15 Jan 2015 10:19

Rapid-launch boats could sink pirates

Pirates' boats terrorise other vessels on the ocean because of their ability to outmanoeuvre and outrun bigger ships. But this could all become a thing of the past.

9 Dec 2014 10:33

Ngqura set to be Africa transhipment hub

Targeting handling one million containers this year, the Ngqura Container Terminal (NCT) is well on the way towards positioning itself as the main transhipment hub in Africa...

By Allan Williams 26 Nov 2014 09:43

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

Ship loses 23 cargo containers near PE

Several containers fell overboard from a ship anchored just outside the Port Elizabeth harbour at the weekend.

By Lee-Anne Butler 17 Nov 2014 19:19

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

Transnet dumps coal terminal for now

Transnet has decided to put off its plans to build a R15bn new terminal to complement the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT).

By Andiswa Maqutu 31 Oct 2014 11:08

Higher profit pressure faces state-owned enterprises

Members of Parliament have responded to Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's inaugural Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), which he tabled in Parliament on Wednesday (22 October).

By Neo Semono 23 Oct 2014 08:26

Goods transported by land increase 3.4% in August

The volume of goods transported by land (payload) increased by 3.4% in August 2014 compared with August 2013.

20 Oct 2014 15:17

Ocean economy plans to be released this week

President Jacob Zuma will release the results of work done to explore the potential of the country's ocean economy at the first Operation Phakisa open day in Durban this week.

14 Oct 2014 07:29

Capespan buys stake in clearing specialist

Zeder-controlled fruit farming and marketing company Capespan has bulked up its logistics arm by snapping up a 75% stake in forwarding and clearing specialist Aspen International, it was announced at the weekend.

By Marc Hasenfuss 15 Sep 2014 15:02

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