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Maritime boost as development plan starts

South African President Jacob Zuma promised to help ramp up investment in the country's maritime industries as part of an ambitious plan to boost economic growth and cut unemployment.

21 Jul 2014 11:39

DHL releases 'Global E-Tailing 2025' report - logistics vital for success

DHL has released its 'Global E-Tailing 2025' report, which analyses the role that e-commerce will play in consumers' lives in the year 2025, and how it will influence consumerism, retailing and logistics.

MSC Cruises awarded Best Management Scheme Certification

International classification society RINA has certified MSC Cruises under its Best Management Scheme.

20 Jun 2014 10:13

Hoffmann re-elected to international tribunal

South Africa's Judge Albert Hoffmann has been re-elected to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS).

13 Jun 2014 10:05

Transnet temporarily lifts Ngqura lockout

Transnet says it will suspend the lockout on all striking employees at its Ngqura Container Terminal after striking staff made a plea to come back to work.

11 Jun 2014 08:06

Transnet workers were victims of 'co-ordinated attacks'

Transnet says there were 10 "coordinated attacks" last week against workers who had chosen not to take part in strike action organised by the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (Numsa) at its Ngqura Container Terminal near Port Elizabeth.

By Mark Allix 9 Jun 2014 11:32

Santova seeks to expand trade corridors

Supply chain management specialist Santova‚ could look to push into busy African markets in the financial year ahead.

By Marc Hasenfuss 5 Jun 2014 10:18

Decade of logistics cost information now available

Ten years of information on the country's logistics costs and efficiency is now available with the launch of the 10th State of Logistics survey for South Africa.

27 May 2014 14:06

New ministers and their portfolios

Jacob Zuma has announced the creation of new ministries in a bid to transform the economy and to restore the confidence of foreign investors in the country.

26 May 2014 09:42

SA, Swaziland proposed rail link on hold

Feasibility studies for South Africa and Swaziland's proposed R17bn rail link are still underway‚ pushing its construction out until at least 2017‚ Transnet Freight Rail General Manager Cleo Shiceka said.

By Razina Munshi 14 May 2014 11:53

Elections bode well for business confidence: Sacci

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) on Monday acknowledged the successful conduct of South Africa's fifth democratic elections, saying it contributes to improved business confidence.

13 May 2014 10:05

Brimstone takes stake in Grindrod BEE deal

Investment company Brimstone is taking a majority stake in a black economic empowerment (BEE) consortium that will acquire between 8% and 8.5% in ship‚ rail and port operator Grindrod.

By Phakamisa Ndzamela 10 Apr 2014 05:54

Make your organisation a benchmark for supply chain management

In South Africa, up to 25% of total costs may be hidden in the distribution chain transporting goods and services to customers. Yet a recent survey has shown that 51% of all companies surveyed have identified the increase of service levels to customers as one of their supply chain goals.

7 Apr 2014 14:02

Manufacturing Circle warns against higher port tariffs

Industry body the Manufacturing Circle says Transnet's port terminals tariff increase of 9.25% across the board is "an unwelcome development for manufacturers"‚ as the sector depends on imports and exports for its competitiveness and to grow volumes.

By Mark Allix 4 Apr 2014 08:11

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